Russian Immigrants Make Less Money Than Native Israelis, Report Finds

JERUSALEM – Immigrants to Israel from the former Soviet Union earn about a third less than native Israelis, a report by the state’s statistics agency revealed on Tuesday. The report by the Central Bureau of Statistics was published as the major

Yemeni Jew, Sliman Ychya Yakov Dahari (L), arrives alongside other Yemeni Jews to an immigration centre in the Israeli city of Beersheba on March 21, 2016 following a secret rescue operation to evacuate a group of 19 Jews from war-torn Yemen to Israel. Israel has spirited 19 Jews out of …

Yemen’s Last Jews Escape to Israel in Covert Operation

TEL AVIV – The immigration of Yemenite Jewry to Israel ended this week with the country’s last 19 Jews smuggled into the Jewish state over the past few days, the Jewish Agency announced. The organization’s spokesman Avi Mayer said that this


New York Jews Considering Immigration to Israel at Highest Rate Ever

TEL AVIV – A record number of New York Jews are considering immigration to Israel. This was demonstrated by the number of registrations for this year’s Nefesh B’Nefesh New York City aliya fair on Sunday, NBN Executive Vice President Zev Gershinsky stated.

Jewish new immigrant from France, Alexandra Schneider, who is making Aliyah (Immigration to Israel) is welcomed by Israelis waving national flags upon her arrival at Ben Gurion International airport on December 8, 2015 in Lod, about 15 kms east of Tel Aviv, during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.

Bill To Institute ‘Aliya Day’ Passes Early Vote

The Jerusalem Post reports: Legislation that would make the 10th of the Hebrew month of Nissan “Aliya Day” passed a preliminary reading in the Knesset Wednesday. The bill would institute a day to mark immigration to Israel in schools, the IDF,


Israel to Mark Day Celebrating Immigrants

A bill enacting an annual day celebrating immigration to Israel passed the Ministerial Committee on Legislation on Sunday, paving the way for a preliminary vote in the Knesset plenum on Wednesday. The legislation, sponsored by Likud MKs Miki Zohar and