Argentine lawyer Federico Schiber allegedly convinced destitute women to be subjected to extreme violence in order to get an insurance payout. He stole their money, was tried for heading a crime ring – and found haven in Israel
The Hebrew term for Jewish immigration to Israel, Aliyah is one of the basic tenets of Zionism.
Aliyah is enshrined in Israel’s Law of Return which states that any Jew has the right to immigrate to Israel and acquire Israeli citizenship.
A former karate teacher has been renamed in a new civil suit against Yeshiva University regarding abuse claims from the late 1970s and early ’80s. In 2015, the Jewish Agency reviewed the claims but allowed the man, who denies all wrongdoing and was never convicted, to make aliyah
Plus, give a pint of blood and get a pint of ice cream, and 2,200 new immigrants attend the first ever 'Aliyah Tovah'
Plus, KeepOlim launches its third annual comedy fundraising tour, while Nefesh B’Nefesh puts a twist on its annual picnic in the north
When it comes to Russian-speaking Israelis, the left wing never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity to woo voters, asserts sociologist Vicki Idzinski
Rank and File Nefesh B’Nefesh Celebrates Its 60th Chartered El Al Flight Bringing New Immigrants to Israel
Plus, a book and ice cream party in Jerusalem and Encore! Educational Theater Company is holding auditions for the musical 'Rothschild and Sons'
Plus, Colel Chabad opens LoveAble Gift Shop in Jerusalem and a new writers group starts in Tel Aviv
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: This Italian student feels like she belongs in Israel – but isn't sure making aliyah is the right thing to do
Meanwhile, number of Jews moving to Israel from U.S. and France continues to slide, Jewish Agency figures show
The 30-day order against Yehudit Tal was issued earlier this month after her husband, an Israeli citizen, put a halt to naturalization process - despite regulation protecting immigrants from abusive spouses
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: A rabbi whose journey led her back to Israel after 30 years in California, and a man whose name became a self-fulfilling prophesy
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: Young Uruguayan-Israelis explain where they get their optimism from ■ An Israeli couple whose story is what rom-coms are made of
The story of Ethiopian aliyah may be unique in the annals of emigration, but its consequences and the response of Israeli society were depressingly predictable
Proposals include cracking down on exemptions for new immigrants
Plus, special joint bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah ceremony for a group of deaf or hearing-impaired children, and immigrants learn about affordable housing options in Israel
Conservative-Masorti movement petitions High Court so that a Ugandan convert to Judaism be allowed to remain in Israel under the Law of Return
Sure, the Nazi influence was noxious, but how could such an atrocity have occurred in a country where Jews had lived in peace for centuries?
Alamork Davidian's 'Fig Tree,' which was nominated for the Israel's prestigious Ophir Prize, brought her back to the nation of her birth to tell a story based on her childhood memories in the outskirts of Addis Ababa
In the past 20 years, some 600,000 new immigrants came to Israel – principally from Russia, France and North America. They may be the real reason that the country's politics is now fixed on the right
Severe overcrowding, coupled with a horrifically high birthrate, is already set to turn Israel into a living hell that will only get worse with an influx of Jewish immigrants
This is the first group of Falashmura, descendants of Ethiopian Jews who converted to Christianity, to arrive in Israel as a result of an Israeli decision to bring 1,000 of the 8,000 still waiting in Ethiopia
David Ben Moshe was converted by an Orthodox rabbi in Baltimore in 2017, but his attempt to make aliyah to Israel has been rejected because he didn’t subsequently spend 9 months among local Jewish community in Maryland
Colombian sisters, ages 15 and 12, were detained for 8 hours at Ben-Gurion Airport before being deported in November. ‘This is not the way Jews should be treating Jews,’ fumes their stepfather
Total immigration to Israel shows modest increase of 5 percent over the past 12 months, according to Jewish Agency estimates, although numbers making aliyah from France slumped 25 percent
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: A Portuguese Jew's incredible journey to Israel
The team, which is based in the U.S, consists of a record-breaking seven members. Among them are a disabled man and an inexperienced recruit from an online advertisement
Boris Gulko was one of the best-known Russian Jews to be denied an opportunity to leave the Soviet Union. The only chess grandmaster to ever beat Kasparov three times is now moving to Israel