172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for IsraelUkrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.
Survivor Couple Makes Aliyah in Their NinetiesFelix and Feige Bandos met in Bergen-Belsen and escaped to the US. Now, at 90 and 84, they make the brave move to Israel.
New Olim, Inc. 59 Lone Soldiers, Land in Israel230 olim from North America, among them 59 lone soldiers, arrived in Israel aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh charter Aliyah flight.
'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.
'I Felt Something Was Missing'Aviva Leidner and Deenah Katz, who made aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh, explain why they wanted to live in Israel.
From USA to Israel - A Farewell of Tears and Pride23-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."
Minister Personally Greets New Bnei Menashe OlimSome 100 Bnei Menashe immigrants landed in Ben Gurion Thursday, where they were welcomed by Interior Minister Silvan Shalom.
7% Rise in North American Aliyah, Last Olim ArriveLast 60 olim (immigrants) with Nefesh B'Nefesh touch down as record year comes to a close, despite Hamas's summer terror war.
Watch: Immigrants Celebrate Thanksgiving in IsraelWhat does Thanksgiving mean to an expat? Celebrants say traditional American holiday has become universal.
Yankees Host Farewell Party for Newest IDF MembersLone Soldiers receive special farewell from New York Yankees before making Aliyah.
Driving Just Got Easier for Immigrants to IsraelMK Lipman's push to ease driver's license transfer notches two successes, as theory test is removed and IDF service addressed.
Immigrants Celebrate 'Thanksgivukkah' in Tel AvivWhite City Shabbat & Nefesh B'Nefesh hold holiday combination event for lone soldiers and olim.
New Plan Aims to Bring More Israelis to PeripheryScheme will help will the absorption of families of returning Israelis and new immigrants to areas in northern and southern Israel.
Nefesh B'Nefesh Brings Olim All Year RoundNefesh B’Nefesh is well-known for its summer flights, but the organization brings olim all year long. The latest group arrived on Tuesday.
British Olim Unlikely to Live in Judea-SamariaResearch finds 18% of Jewish immigrants from US and Canada live in territories; only 5% of their counterparts from the UK do the same.
Video: New Olim Get Tips for Their New HomesRuth Nachshon, interior architect and designer, gives olim (new immigrants) tips on how to design their new Israeli home.
Olim Say Their GoodbyesThe new immigrants [olim] who arrived in Israel on Tuesday have the support of their families in North America: "If not now, when?"
Hassidic Business Consultant GuruWant to change your business? Take the advice of Hassic Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg, a consultant guru for big and small businesses alike.
OU - Not Only About Kashrut SupervisionRabbi Avi Berman, Director General of the OU, explains how the organization helps immigrants and IDF soldiers.
'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.
Barkat: Jerusalem is One the Safest CitiesJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is promising to develop Jerusalem for the benefit of younger citizens as well as olim.
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.
NBN Co-Founder to Olim: Follow Your DreamsTony Gelbart, co-founder of Nefesh B’Nefesh, addressed the 231 new Israeli citizens who landed in Israel on Tuesday.
NBN Flight Exclusive: Gilad Shalit Praises OlimArutz Sheva filmed Gilad Shalit praising the new immigrants as they arrived on a “Nefesh B’Nefesh” plane in Israel this morning.
A Decade of Bringing Jews Home to IsraelNefesh B’Nefesh leaders: Most olim ask about jobs and schooling. There are amazing opportunities in Israel.
Video: Israel's Consul General Addresses OlimIsrael’s Consul General in New York, Ido Aharoni, took part in the aliyah event at Times Square in Manhattan this week.
JNF: It's Time to Work on Human ResourcesThe Jewish National Fund (JNF) has joined forces with Nefesh B’Nefesh to promote aliyah to Israel.
'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.
Election Help for Confused New ImmigrantsActivists help perplexed new immigrants navigate Israel’s elections system.
Gilad Shalit Meets with Nefesh B'Nefesh OlimFormer kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit met Thursday with 50 Lone Soldier Olim (new immigrants) from across the world.
Nefesh B'Nefesh Launches Art Exhibit of New OlimNefesh B’Nefesh and the Ort Braude Academic College have launched an art exhibition to display the creative talents of Western Olim.
French-Speaking Jews Connect to Bayit YehudiHabayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) is gaining popularity among olim from France, who are finding "a home in the Jewish Home".
Olim and Paralympic Winner Celebrate HanukkahOver one-hundred Lone Soldiers gathered in Tel Aviv to celebrate the 6th night of Hanukkah with 2012 Tennis Paralympics Gold Medal Winner.
Official: Racist Hamas Targets Ethiopians, AsiansNew Ethiopian immigrants, who have no family in the country, are suffering greatly from Hamas' ongoing rocket attacks
Likud Anglos Director Announces Knesset RunAmerican-born Knesset candidate Daniel Tauber says he would reform "terrible" political system.
Ethiopian Olim 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.
Only in Israel Series: On the Receiving End of IranIsrael 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.
Natan Sharansky: Iran Fears are Slowing AliyahFears of an attack on Iran are putting off people who might otherwise be inclined to move to Israel, says Natan Sharansky.
Jewish Home Party MK Wants Spot for ImmigrantAn immigrant, likely an American, may be guaranteed a spot on the list of the Jewish Home party’s Knesset Member candidates.
American Olim Love JerusalemOne-third of American olim choose Jerusalem as their home, and the percentage of olim moving to the capital is on the increase.
'Mock Seders' to Real Seders in Absorption CentersEthiopian immigrants held “mock seders” in absorption centers throughout the country to mark their first Passover in Israel.
Video:Age-Old Ceremony for 'First-Born' ImmigrantsEleven immigrant students from Russia, all first-born, were “redeemed” in a moving Pidyon HaBen ceremony at Boys Town Jerusalem
Three Religious US Girls Become IDF OfficersThree new immigrant girls from the US say they can stay religious and serve in the IDF and even become officers.
Gov't Bonus for Immigrants - New SIM CardThe government is extending its marketing to a new sector - new immigrants. Latest deal: a new SIM card and free minutes upon arrival.
Becoming Israelis Near the Holiest Place on EarthOlim from Britain and South Africa received their identity cards in a ceremony near the Western Wall. "We feel like we've come home."
New Immigrants Motivated for IDFEnthusiasm and motivation of new immigrants serving in the Israeli military prompts the IDF to appoint a “Coordinator for New Immigrants.”
Wilders Acquittal- Dutch CourageThe Acquittal of Geert Wilders head of the Dutch Freedom Party is a milestone in the struggle against political correctness.
How Much in Taxes Do Olim Pay?Recent changes lead INN to ask expert to sum up the basic rules for new olim covering income earned in Israel and abroad.
Great Wall of GreeceDesperate to stem flow of illegal immigrants, Greece will build a fence on its border with Turkey. Idea comes from Israel, taunts Turkish paper.
IDs Immediately Upon Landing1000 new immigrants will be arriving during the next few weeks. The authorities are ready with a bureaucracy-free absorption process.
American Oleh Teachers SnubbedINN report: A program that retrains licensed teachers from the US who make aliyah has been canceled and may jeopardize their moving to Israel
"Islam Does Not Like Christians"Getting to know Italian MP Nirenstein: straight talk on Christian attitudes to Islam and Israel, and on multiculturalism in Europe..
Canadian Girl ‘Home in IDF’Her mother is a Jamaican Jew, her father is an Israeli living in Canada and she is an IDF combat soldier. Welcome home, Pvt. Estelle Tabenkin.
‘Red Carpet” for Olim‘Aliyah,” [“moving up” to Israel] is soaring. The number of immigrants rose 17 percent this year, including some from Kenya, Japan and Taiwan.
Media-Lynched 'Oz' Chief LeavesCol. (res.) Tziki Sela resigns command of Oz immigration control unit after media frenzy over remarks about anarchists.
New Housing May Lower PricesIn a bid to lower apartment prices, the Housing Ministry has offered land for sale for over 5,000 housing units around the country.