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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 week’s

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 …

Michael Douglas to Advocate for Israel on U.S. Campus Tour

Arutz Sheva reports: Acclaimed actor Michael Douglas and Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky will appear on three college campuses in the U.S. to speak to students about Israel and anti-Semitism, the Genesis Prize Foundation announced Wednesday. The program, called “Jewish Journeys:

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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 nearly

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