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Jewish Agency Chief: French Jews Feel Insecure

TEL AVIV – Jews in France are feeling increasingly insecure and uncomfortable despite the French government’s efforts to protect them, according to Natan Sharansky, the head of the Jewish Agency for Israel.

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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

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Exodus: Western Europe Jewish Migration to Israel Hits All-Time High

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jewish immigration to Israel from western Europe has reached an all-time high as a result of a rise in anti-Semitic attacks, a leading nonprofit group said Thursday. The Jewish Agency, which works closely with the Israeli government

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Israel Reports Record Immigration of Jews from France in 2015

A record number of French Jews moved to Israel this year, an immigration official said on Thursday, citing anti-Semitic violence and economic insecurity in the European country as causes. France has the largest Jewish population in Europe, having grown by