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Israel denies aliyah to Venezuelan Conservative converts

Nine Venezuelans who converted by Conservative standards denied aliyah as they are not in a Jewish community.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 1/5/2017, 5:31 PM

Aliyah dips 13% overall despite reaching 10 year high in Russia

Aliyah from Russia reaches 10 year high as aliyah numbers from rest of world decrease in 2016.JTA, 12/29/2016, 3:25 PM

Watch: Celebrating Hanukkah - and Aliyah - at the airport

A festive Hanukkah celebration awaited more than 120 new immigrants from Ukraine who landed today.Yoni Kempinski, 12/27/2016, 2:44 PM

'The next time I die, bury me in Jerusalem'

Chronically ill Holocaust survivor overcomes all obstacles to fulfill his lifelong dream of making AliyahShoshana Bernstein, 12/12/2016, 9:24 AM

Historic tax exemption for new immigrants to end

New immigrants who made aliyah in 2007 fear that they will be subject to back-taxes after ten-year tax exemption on foreign income ends.Gary Willig, 11/24/2016, 8:36 PM

Once a victim of Muslim attacks in France, now an IDF soldier

Reuven Abu was attacked by Muslims in his hometown of Lyon, and decided that day to move to Israel, where he joined the army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2016, 9:36 AM

300% jump in Aliyah from Brazil

Jewish immigration from Brazil to Israel reaches highest level since 1970s.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2016, 5:27 PM

Clinton's Jewish outreach director moving to Israel

Sarah Bard, the Jewish outreach director for the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, moving to Israel.JTA, 11/15/2016, 4:20 AM

'The story of Aliyah is the story of us all'

With Aliyah Day being celebrated tomorrow, the Minister of Immigrant Absorption talks to Arutz Sheva about the current state of aliyah.Shimon Cohen, 11/7/2016, 6:14 PM

Fleeing France anti-Semitism, African Jewish family makes aliyah

Jewish family originally from the Ivory Coast leaves France for Israel amid anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, 11/3/2016, 11:53 PM

Nefesh B'Nefesh opens 2 new centers

Nefesh B'Nefesh will open two new centers in Israel to help new immigrants.JTA, 11/3/2016, 2:34 AM

250 Ukrainian immigrants arrive in Israel

250 new immigrants arrived from the Ukraine Tuesday with the assistance of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ).Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2016, 12:15 PM

No Jewish mother left behind

'Birthright for Mothers' organization begins new campaign to bring women from countries with high levels of anti-Semitism to Israel.Gary Willig, 10/11/2016, 7:51 AM

213,913 new Israelis this year

Interior Ministry reports 186,923 babies born in Israel since last Rosh Hashanah, In addition, 26,990 immigrants made Aliyah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2016, 2:22 PM

'Eritrean migrants can return home safely'

Swiss investigation confirms Eritrean 'refugees' may return to home country safely.Emily Rose, 9/12/2016, 1:06 PM

The parsha and current events: Mussar for Elul

The most difficult thing concerning aliyah is the decision itself.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 9/9/2016, 9:42 AM

Aging parents and aliya: Two mitzvahs with one move

An inspiring story for the beginning of Elul, the month of mercy and forgiveness. Tzvi Fishman, 9/4/2016, 4:56 AM

6000 new immigrants in Israel this summer

6,000 new immigrants arrived in Israel this summer, with more than 150 Naaleh students and 30 olim to arrive tomorrow from Ukraine.Yoel Domb, 8/31/2016, 5:13 PM

Her grandmother hid their Judaism

Fleeing the violence of Ukraine, 211 new olim disembarked at Ben Gurion today. 'We knew we had Jewish roots but did not have the documents.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 7:53 PM

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

Watch: American immigrant Yonatan Razel sings of triumph

Yonatan Razel, who won ACUM's Song of the Year in 2013, has done it again with his new hit single "Neve Tela'ot."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2016, 9:51 AM

'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

Dutch Jewish leaders claim the future of Jewish life in the Netherlands is grim.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2016, 6:44 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

Nefesh B'Nefesh founder to new immigrants: 'You are our comfort'

In the wake of the Jewish national mourning day of Tisha B'Av, Nefesh B'Nefesh founder praises 50,000th immigrant: 'You are our comfort.'Tal Polon, 8/17/2016, 10:34 AM

Nefesh B'Nefesh to celebrate its 50,000th immigrant to Israel

The latest aliyah flight from North America will carry 233 immigrants, including 75 IDF soldiers, and NBN's 50,000th immigrantArutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 5:45 PM

Baby's future to be determined by DNA test

Immigration authorities wanted to deport baby who arrived at airport with Israeli woman claiming to be her mother, court orders DNA test.Shai Landesman, 8/9/2016, 2:51 PM

In wake of terror wave: 145 make Aliyah from France

Fleeing recent terror wave and rising anti-Semitism in France, 145 people make Aliyah from Paris, Marseilles, Toulouse, Lyon and Nice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 9:30 PM

Jewish Agency interim report shows drop in French aliyah

Jewish immigration from France to Israel decreased by 32 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the corresponding period last year.JTA, 8/1/2016, 6:21 AM

Oren, Lipman join forces to improve absorption of Anglos

New immigrants' caucus will work towards legislation to address needs of English speakers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2016, 1:46 PM

Nurse inspired by Dafna Meir makes aliyah

Young American inspired by Dafna Meir, the nurse who mas murdered near her home in Otniel, to make aliya to Israel - to work as a nurse.Shai Landesman, 7/26/2016, 12:51 PM

Watch: Welcoming American-Jewish 'pioneers' to Israel

218 new olim from North America greeted by Israeli officials, Nefesh B'Nefesh founders; ' pioneers moving to Israel's North and South.'Yoni Kempinski, 7/19/2016, 2:36 PM

218 North Americans move to Israel

In an exciting ceremony in Ben Gurion Airport, the first Nefesh B'Nefesh 2016 Summer Flight brings 218 immigrants to Israel.Arutz Sheva, 7/19/2016, 7:32 AM

'Make aliyah regardless of the security situation'

Rabbi Ben Zion HaCohen Kook calls on yeshiva students in Lakewood to study Torah in Israel despite the difficult security situation.Ben Shaul, 7/5/2016, 12:16 AM

Sharansky: No future for Jews in France

Rising Arab immigration and spiraling anti-Semitism spells the end for Europe's largest Jewish community, Jewish Agency chief says.JTA, 6/28/2016, 7:00 PM

Brits prefer Jews over Muslims, Muslims over Roma

Survey found UK more receptive to immigrants than rest of Europe.Matt Wanderman, 6/20/2016, 9:47 PM

The biggest boycotters of Israel

This group boycotts the entire country. Tzvi Fishman, 6/4/2016, 9:07 PM

3.2 million immigrants to Israel

Latest aliyah statistics show more American Jews moving to Israel - and their top destinations once they arrive.David Rosenberg, 5/26/2016, 8:45 AM

Trump: Refugees will stage 2nd 9/11; ISIS pays their phone bills

Donald Trump claims refugees entering America have their phone bills paid by ISIS, will carry out 9/11-style terrorist atrocities.Ari Soffer, 5/16/2016, 12:46 PM

Olim from 7 countries make Aliyah ahead of Independence Day

Dozens of new immigrants from around the world greeted at airport ahead of Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2016, 7:25 PM

Canada: Fatah is a terrorist group

Canada Federal Court upholds Immigration Division’s ruling that Fatah is a terrorist group.Dalit Halevi, Shoshana Miskin, 5/8/2016, 9:05 AM

Houston Jews - Rebuild in Israel!

Your future is here, in Israel. Come to the place where you belong. Tzvi Fishman, 4/26/2016, 5:52 AM

Terminally ill man allowed to convert after years of struggle

After years of bureaucratic hardship, couple finally allowed to undergo Orthodox conversion, marry and make Aliyah.Shoshana Miskin, 4/18/2016, 12:08 PM

'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

Homeless Jews

Come home already. Tzvi Fishman, 4/14/2016, 11:46 PM

Watch: Aunt and niece - two generations of Aliyah

Arutz Sheva meets a new immigrant and her aunt, who speak about immigration then and now.Yoni Kempinski, 4/6/2016, 2:16 AM

Ukrainian olim: 'It is a gift from God to live in Israel'

New olim from Ukraine express their joy at making aliyah. 'Absorption Ministry welcomed us. I feel good. I feel that they care about me.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2016, 9:22 PM

Secret Jews to Holocaust survivors to Israelis, in 3 generations

Mukosieiev family makes aliyah from Ukraine, tells how grandmother hid her Judaism, mother survived Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2016, 4:39 PM

Victim of Brussels terror attack to make aliyah

With anti-Semitism on the rise and the specter of terrorism gripping Europe, Belgium attack victim personifies a growing trend.David Rosenberg, 3/30/2016, 4:27 PM

Massive increase in French aliyah expected despite slow start

Despite a slow start, French aliyah expected to set new record in 2016 as fears of terrorism and anti-Semitism rise.David Rosenberg, 3/29/2016, 9:49 AM

Secret operation rescues last group of Yemenite Jews

19 new olim landed in Israel last week thanks to secret mission by Jewish Agency. 50 Jews chose to remain in Yemen.Matt Wanderman, 3/21/2016, 8:58 AM

Immigration to Israel plummets by 38% in 2016

Despite the Paris terror attacks in late 2015 and rising anti-Semitism in Europe, immigration to Israel sees big drop in 2016.David Rosenberg, 3/16/2016, 9:09 PM

Brazilian olim exchange Carnival for Purim

Dozens of olim from Brazil arrive at Ben Gurion Airport, ready to start their new life as Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 7:15 PM

Terror wave be damned: Americans are still making aliyah

Arutz Sheva spoke to several prospective olim about their thoughts on terror in Israel, and the upcoming US elections.Yoni Kempinski, 3/13/2016, 3:04 PM

US olim start their journey towards life in Israel

Nefesh B'Nefesh holds Mega Event in New York to help potential olim fulfill their dreams of living in Israel.Eliran Aharon, 3/7/2016, 1:02 PM

'Israel is chasing away skilled immigrants'

MK Naguisa blasts Israeli bureaucracy, claims it prevents skilled immigrants from settling in Israel.David Rosenberg, 3/2/2016, 6:58 PM

Black-American Jewish rap star makes Aliyah to Jerusalem

3 years after conversion Nissim Black touches down in Holy Land; 'God, Jewish people and land of Israel go together, no one without other.'Ari Yashar, 3/2/2016, 1:30 PM

Watch: Sisters beaten by anti-Semites join Ukraine aliyah flight

More than 100 Ukrainian Jews return home to Israel Tuesday; 'We came to Israel so that our children can live with dignity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2016, 7:57 PM