People waiting for their suitcases at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Nir Keidar

Immigration to Israel Is on the Rise Thanks to These 'non-Jews'

Two out of every three immigrants to Israel come from either Russia or Ukraine, but most aren't recognized as Jewish – which makes things like marrying, starting a family and getting buried a problem

Two countries have been responsible for a growing share of immigration to Israel in recent years: Russia and Ukraine.

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