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Jewish immigrants flee Ukrainian civil war

As tensions rise between Russia and Ukraine, 211 new immigrants from Ukraine will land tomorrow at Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 6:05 PM

President Rivlin welcomes new Israelis

'I know the decision to make Aliyah is not easy, leaving behind family and friends. But we are all here to support you and help you.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2016, 12:54 PM

Watch: Israel greets 233 new olim

The second summer flight of Nefesh B'Nefesh has landed in Israel. Arutz Sheva covers the event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2016, 6:42 AM

'Time for Aliyah to have its own holiday'

Yom HaAliyah was marked on Sunday - and soon it might be an official holiday in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 4/18/2016, 3:15 AM

Watch: Arutz Sheva meets new Yemenite immigrants

New olim who returned to Israel after thousands of years in a secret operation speak about the anti-Semitism and theft they suffered.Yoni Kempinski, 3/28/2016, 9:58 PM

The Solution to Jewish Status of Ukrainian Olim?

New 'Maslul' program launches to have olim start conversion process and clarify Jewish status well before reaching the Holy Land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 8:59 PM

Safe Landing: 172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

Ukrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 10:22 PM

Never Too Late: Holocaust Survivors Make Aliyah in Their 90s

Felix and Feige Bandos met in Bergen-Belsen and escaped to the US. Now, at 90 and 84, they make the brave move to Israel.Orly Harari, 8/19/2015, 5:00 PM

New Olim, Including 59 Lone Soldiers, Land in Israel

230 olim from North America, among them 59 lone soldiers, arrived in Israel aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh charter Aliyah flight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2015, 1:19 PM

'The Best Tip for Olim is To Let Israel be Israel'

Arutz Sheva meets the Penrod family who made aliyah to Israel with Nefesh B'Nefesh.Yoni Kempinski, 8/7/2015, 5:45 AM

'I Felt Something Was Missing Not Living in Israel'

Aviva Leidner and Deenah Katz, who made aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh, explain why they wanted to live in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 7/29/2015, 5:45 AM

Watch: From USA to Israel - A Farewell of Tears and Pride

23-year-old Adam Wachs chose to leave behind the good life in Philadelphia and move to Israel. His father: "We couldn't be more proud."Yoni Kempinski, 7/20/2015, 4:43 AM

Interior Minister Personally Greets New Bnei Menashe Olim

Some 100 Bnei Menashe immigrants landed in Ben Gurion Thursday, where they were welcomed by Interior Minister Silvan Shalom.Moshe Cohen , 6/25/2015, 1:36 PM

7% Rise in North American Aliyah as Last Olim of 2014 Arrive

Last 60 olim (immigrants) with Nefesh B'Nefesh touch down as record year comes to a close, despite Hamas's summer terror war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2014, 7:00 PM

Watch: Immigrants Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israel

What does Thanksgiving mean to an expat? Celebrants say traditional American holiday has become universal.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2014, 11:10 AM

Yankees Host Farewell Party for Newest IDF Members

Lone Soldiers receive special farewell from New York Yankees before making Aliyah.Uzi Baruch and Sarah Leah Lawent, 8/11/2014, 11:47 AM

Driving Just Got Easier for Immigrants to Israel

MK Lipman's push to ease driver's license transfer notches two successes, as theory test is removed and IDF service addressed.Ari Yashar, 5/12/2014, 12:04 PM

Happy 'Thanksgivukkah'! Immigrants Celebrate in Tel Aviv

White City Shabbat & Nefesh B'Nefesh hold holiday combination event for lone soldiers and olim.Ari Yashar & Yoni Kempinski, 11/29/2013, 5:45 AM

New Plan Aims to Bring Olim, Returning Israelis to Periphery

Scheme will help will the absorption of families of returning Israelis and new immigrants to areas in northern and southern Israel.David Lev and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2013, 5:34 PM

Nefesh B'Nefesh Brings Olim All Year Round

Nefesh B’Nefesh is well-known for its summer flights, but the organization brings olim all year long. The latest group arrived on Tuesday.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 11/13/2013, 6:15 AM

British Immigrants Less Likely to Live in Judea & Samaria

Research finds 18% of Jewish immigrants from US and Canada live in territories; only 5% of their counterparts from the UK do the same.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/6/2013, 11:27 AM

It's All About the Color: New Olim Get Tips for Their New Homes

Ruth Nachshon, interior architect and designer, gives olim (new immigrants) tips on how to design their new Israeli home.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/19/2013, 6:15 AM

Olim Say "The Separation was Difficult, But Worth it!"

The new immigrants [olim] who arrived in Israel on Tuesday have the support of their families in North America: "If not now, when?"Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/14/2013, 10:11 PM

Hassidic Rabbi will 'Take Your Business to the Next Level'

Want to change your business? Take the advice of Hassic Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg, a consultant guru for big and small businesses alike.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/11/2013, 9:05 AM

OU - Not Only About Kashrut Supervision

Rabbi Avi Berman, Director General of the OU, explains how the organization helps immigrants and IDF soldiers.Yoni Kempinski, 8/7/2013, 5:14 AM

'Don't Be Afraid of the Israeli Bureaucracy'

Josie Arbel, director of klita and programs at AACI, gives olim tips on how to ease their absorption into life in Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/7/2013, 4:15 AM

Barkat: Jerusalem is of One the Safest Cities in the World

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is promising to develop Jerusalem for the benefit of younger citizens as well as olim.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/6/2013, 4:16 AM

Video: MK Lipman Inspires Olim

"Dream, think big and believe in your children," MK Dov Lipman tells new immigrants who arrived on Nefesh B'Nefesh flight.Elad Benari, 7/24/2013, 4:46 AM

NBN Co-Founder to Olim: Follow Your Dreams

Tony Gelbart, co-founder of Nefesh B’Nefesh, addressed the 231 new Israeli citizens who landed in Israel on Tuesday.Elad Benari, 7/24/2013, 3:43 AM

NBN Flight Exclusive: Gilad Shalit Welcomes and Praises New Olim

Arutz Sheva filmed Gilad Shalit praising the new immigrants as they arrived on a “Nefesh B’Nefesh” plane in Israel this morning.Arutz Sheva, 7/23/2013, 10:22 PM

Nefesh B'Nefesh: A Decade of Bringing Jews Home to Israel

Nefesh B’Nefesh leaders: Most olim ask about jobs and schooling. There are amazing opportunities in Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/15/2013, 11:57 PM

Video: Israel's Consul General Addresses Olim

Israel’s Consul General in New York, Ido Aharoni, took part in the aliyah event at Times Square in Manhattan this week.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 11:04 PM

JNF: After Infrastructures, It's Time to Work on Human Resources

The Jewish National Fund (JNF) has joined forces with Nefesh B’Nefesh to promote aliyah to Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/15/2013, 4:17 PM

'I Feel Like I'm a Better Person in Israel'

Shira, Esther, Brooke, Leah and the Glicks talk to us from the Nefesh b'Nefesh orientation at Times Square.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 3/14/2013, 10:51 PM

Election Help for Confused New Immigrants

Activists help perplexed new immigrants navigate Israel’s elections system.Maayana Miskin, 1/22/2013, 6:06 PM

Gilad Shalit Meets with Nefesh B'Nefesh Lone Soldiers

Former kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit met Thursday with 50 Lone Soldier Olim (new immigrants) from across the world. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/18/2013, 1:44 AM

Nefesh B'Nefesh Launches First Art Exhibit of New Olim

Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Ort Braude Academic College have launched an art exhibition to display the creative talents of Western Olim.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/7/2013, 8:01 PM

French-Speaking Jews Connect to Bayit Yehudi

Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) is gaining popularity among olim from France, who are finding "a home in the Jewish Home".Elad Benari, 1/7/2013, 5:16 AM

Lone Soldiers Celebrate Hanukkah with 2012 Paralympic Winner

Over one-hundred Lone Soldiers gathered in Tel Aviv to celebrate the 6th night of Hanukkah with 2012 Tennis Paralympics Gold Medal Winner. Arutz Sheva staff, 12/14/2012, 3:46 AM

Official: 'Racist' Hamas Targeting Ethiopians, Asians

New Ethiopian immigrants, who have no family in the country, are suffering greatly from Hamas' ongoing rocket attacksDavid Lev, 11/19/2012, 10:11 PM

Likud Anglos Director Announces Knesset Run

American-born Knesset candidate Daniel Tauber says he would reform "terrible" political system.Gil Ronen, 11/6/2012, 8:14 PM

240 Ethiopian Immigrants Arrive in Israel on 'Dove's Wings'

A charter flight carrying approximately 240 new immigrants from Ethiopia is scheduled to arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/29/2012, 2:13 PM

Only in Israel Series: On the Receiving End of Iran

Israel certainly doesn't want war; it's doing fine without 'peace' too - and It also doesn't make its decisions with US elections in mind. Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 9/10/2012, 7:27 AM

Natan Sharansky: Iran Fears are Slowing Aliyah

Fears of an attack on Iran are putting off people who might otherwise be inclined to move to Israel, says Natan Sharansky.Chana Ya'ar, 8/19/2012, 1:40 PM

Jewish Home Party MK Orlev Wants Spot for Immigrant

An immigrant, likely an American, may be guaranteed a spot on the list of the Jewish Home party’s Knesset Member candidates.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/7/2012, 4:59 PM

American Olim Love Jerusalem

One-third of American olim choose Jerusalem as their home, and the percentage of olim moving to the capital is on the increase.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/20/2012, 2:55 PM

'Mock Seders' to Real Seders in Absorption Centers

Ethiopian immigrants held “mock seders” in absorption centers throughout the country to mark their first Passover in Israel. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/4/2012, 7:14 PM

Video: Age-Old Ceremony for 'First-Born' New Immigrants

Eleven immigrant students from Russia, all first-born, were “redeemed” in a moving Pidyon HaBen ceremony at Boys Town JerusalemYoni Kempinski, 2/29/2012, 11:04 AM

Three Religious US Girls Become IDF Officers

Three new immigrant girls from the US say they can stay religious and serve in the IDF and even become officers. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/17/2012, 4:53 PM

Gov't Bonus for Arriving Immigrants - New SIM Card

The government is extending its marketing to a new sector - new immigrants. Latest deal: a new SIM card and free minutes upon arrival. Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2011, 11:40 AM

Becoming Israelis Near the Holiest Place on Earth

Olim from Britain and South Africa received their identity cards in a ceremony near the Western Wall. "We feel like we've come home."Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 10/26/2011, 2:09 AM

New Immigrants’ Motivation Bolsters IDF

Enthusiasm and motivation of new immigrants serving in the Israeli military prompts the IDF to appoint a “Coordinator for New Immigrants.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/27/2011, 9:02 AM

Wilders Acquittal May Signal the Turn of the Tide

The Acquittal of Geert Wilders head of the Dutch Freedom Party is a milestone in the struggle against political correctness.Amiel Ungar, 6/23/2011, 2:28 PM

INN Report: How Much Do Olim Pay - or Save - in Taxes?

Recent changes lead INN to ask expert to sum up the basic rules for new olim covering income earned in Israel and abroad.David Lev, 2/9/2011, 1:34 PM

It's Israel's Fault: The Great Wall of Greece

Desperate to stem flow of illegal immigrants, Greece will build a fence on its border with Turkey. Idea comes from Israel, taunts Turkish paper.Amiel Ungar, 1/6/2011, 9:37 AM

New Immigrants Recieve Israeli ID Right after Landing in Israel

1000 new immigrants will be arriving during the next few weeks. The authorities are ready with a bureaucracy-free absorption process.Yoni Kempinski, 12/21/2010, 8:54 PM

Education Ministry Dumps Program to Certify U.S.Olim Teachers

INN report: A program that retrains licensed teachers from the US who make aliyah has been canceled and may jeopardize their moving to IsraelDavid Lev, 10/27/2010, 9:04 AM