Articles in "Aliyah"

Aliyah to Israel Continues Amid Coronavirus Crisis, 961 Immigrate in March

Aliyah (immigration to Israel) continued in the past weeks with 961 immigrants arriving in Israel since the beginning of the month, despite ...

Group of Olim from Ethiopia Arrives in Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed on Wednesday a group of Ethiopian Olim, immigrants, who had immigrated this week to Israel, the ...

Abbas Slammed for Saying Israeli Ethiopians, Russians Not Jews

Israeli leaders had harsh words for Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas who told foreign ministers of Arab states that he did not ...

2019 was Peak Year for Jewish Immigration to Israel, Data Shows

The year 2019 saw a peak in Aliyah, Jewish immigration to Israel, with 34,872 Jews coming to Jewish State, a 20% increase over the 29,800 ...

Survey: 70% of French Jews Experienced Anti-Semitism

A staggering 70% of French Jews say they have been victims of anti-Semitism, 59% suffered physical abuse in school and 46% suffered verbal ...

Chief Rabbi Attempts to Appease Russian Immigrants After calling them ‘Enemies of Religion’

Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef attempted to appease the Israeli immigrants from the former Soviet Union after accusing them of being ...

Israel Chief Rabbi Slammed for Calling Russian Immigrants ‘Non-Jews,’ ‘Enemies of Religion’

Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef came under harsh criticism after he recently blamed immigrants from the former Soviet Union, who are not ...

Israel Welcomed Over 255,000 Olim From More Than 150 Countries in Passing Decade

Israel welcomed more than 255,000 Olim (new immigrants) from 150 different countries in the past decade, according to data published by ...

A Nation of Immigrants: A Third of Israel’s Population Were Immigrants

A third of Israel's population immigrated to the country over the course of its seven decades of existence, and close to a half of them ...

On Aliyah Day, Israel Celebrates 28,000 New Olim in the Past Year

The Ministry of Immigration and Absorption on Monday evening launched events celebrating Aliyah day in honor of the Olim, new immigrants to ...