immigration to Israel


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.


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