Ukraine War Has Caused a Huge Surge in Aliyah to Israel – From Russia

According to government figures, 50 percent more immigrants and potential immigrants are arriving from Russia than from Ukraine since the start of the war and the tough global sanctions against Putin's regime

Judy Maltz
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After the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February, Israel braced itself for a major spike in immigration from the country under attack. What it did not expect was an even greater wave of immigration from the country that launched the war.

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