'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

Deri invites French Jews to make Aliyah to Israel

Shas chairman visits with Chief Rabbi of France to discuss Jewish concerns following the terrorist attacks in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 8:30 PM

Knesset predicts 10,000 French Jewish olim this year

Immigration Committee meets European Jewish leaders, anticipates 3,200 olim from US, 7,000 from Russia, 7,400 from Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2016, 12:26 PM

New in Israel? Take financial insight

What olim need to know about retirement planning, insurance, and Israeli pensions.Douglas Goldstein, 2/2/2016, 8:56 AM

Jewish women's group: Time to leave US

Lori Palatnik of the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project thinks it is time for Jews to send their kids to live in Israel.Gil Ronen, 1/28/2016, 7:00 PM

Labor voters don't want French Aliyah?

Supporters of Zionist Union and Meretz do not welcome immigration by French Jews, surprising poll finds.Gil Ronen, 1/19/2016, 7:12 PM

Aliyah from Western Europe highest ever

According to the Jewish Agency figures, nearly 8,000 Olim came from France as a result of rise in anti-Semitism.Shoshana Miskin, 1/14/2016, 9:02 PM

Statistics show Jewish, Arab fertility rates now even

Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics says Israel's population rose 2% in 2015 thanks to birth of 176,700 babies and 28,000 new olim.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 12/31/2015, 12:03 PM

Record-setting numbers of new olim arrived in 2015

30,000 people made aliyah this year, largest amount in more than decade. All-time high of 7,900 from France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 2:20 PM

Jewish-Christian fellowship hopes to make aliyah more inviting

Revamping the immigration and absorption process has been something that has been needed for decades. IFCJ explains how they aim to do so.Raphael Poch, 12/23/2015, 12:59 PM

Aliyah to reach 'record high' of 30,000 in 2015

More Jews immigrated to Israel from France than any other country, with Ukraine as a close second.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2015, 7:28 PM

Immigrants make up one-third of suicides in Israel

Of the 4,806 reported suicides between 2000 and 2013, over 1,600 of them have been at the hands of immigrants.Cynthia Blank, 12/9/2015, 7:08 PM

Watch: French Aliyah continues and increases

Dozens of French Jewish olim landed in Israel and lit Hanukkah candles as Israelis for the first time. Arutz Sheva was there.Yoni Kempinski, 12/9/2015, 3:44 AM

Coming home: Vast majority of 'lone soldiers' making aliyah

90% of IDF volunteers from the Diaspora move to Israel permanently after their service - and they're bringing their families with them.Ari Soffer, 12/1/2015, 7:40 PM

Knesset seeks to make Aliyah easier for healthcare professionals

MKs and organizational leaders brainstorm ways to help healthcare professionals move to Israel, up a 37% license exam success rate.Refael Levi, 11/25/2015, 8:56 AM

80% of French Jews considering aliyah

Head of groups integrating French olim explains Israel doesn't need public calls for immigration after attack - it needs quality absorption.Shimon Cohen, 11/16/2015, 9:11 AM

Iconic Israeli flag from Exodus ship up for auction

SS Exodus, which attempted to bring holocaust survivors to Israel in voyage portrayed in Leon Uris book, to fetch at least $100,000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2015, 5:03 PM

Making aliyah under fire: Now is the time more than ever

Third sister makes aliyah and tells Arutz Sheva why Jews must come home now, expresses hopes that fourth and final sister will join soon.Yoni Kempinski, 10/22/2015, 6:22 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

2015 Aliyah to Top 30,000 Jews

French olim to jump 118% to 7,500, followed closely by Ukraine with 7,100 new immigrants, 6,300 from Russia and 2,900 from the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2015, 7:15 AM

'You Worry About Terror Less in Israel'

Parents of IDF officer tell Arutz Sheva after making aliyah how it was having a son fight in Gaza while they were abroad, and why move now.Yoni Kempinski, 10/15/2015, 9:41 PM

Despite Terror Wave, 65 North American Olim Arrive in Tel Aviv

Undeterred by the latest wave of violence, US, Canadian Jews - aged from 10 months to 83 years - come home to Israel.Shifra Shomron, 10/15/2015, 11:24 AM

North American Aliyah Flight to Arrive Despite Terror Wave

American and Canadian olim of all ages say 'no' to terror as they embark on a new life in Israel Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2015, 3:58 PM

The Style You Expect, in the City You Love

Now new English-speaking olim can own dream homes in Jerusalem.Avi Shimshi, 9/29/2015, 10:40 PM

Iranian Sick of Britain Begs to be Returned Home

An Iranian immigrant fed up with 'unfriendly, violent' people in Manchester turns himself in to police, despite being in UK legally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 1:58 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

Aliyah is Up: 29,500 Immigrants Arrived in Israel in 5775

Immigration up 13% compared to last year, drawn primarily from France and Ukraine.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/9/2015, 1:08 PM

Aliyah Spiked by 35% This Year

Ahead of Rosh Hashana, Jewish population stands at about 6.3 million residents; Jews makeup 75% of Israeli population, Arabs 20%.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 9/8/2015, 3:06 PM

South Africa Planning to Stop Jews from Joining IDF?

South African Jews livid after ruling party announces it will review dual citizenship in order to prevent local Jews from joining IDF.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2015, 6:15 AM

Watch: Youths Come to Learn in Israel; Next Stage - Aliyah?

Arutz Sheva meets with the head of the NAALE program, which brings high school students to Israel to finish their studies.Yoni Kempinski, 9/4/2015, 4:16 AM

For Olim, First Day in School Means First School Year in Israel

Arutz Sheva speaks to newly-arrived olim from France to hear of their hopes for the new academic year in the Jewish homeland.Yoni Kempinski, 9/2/2015, 8:14 PM

Israel the Fourth-Best Place to Raise a Family, Survey Finds

Despite the risk of culture shock, expats' children are most likely to integrate quickly; Israel ranks 3rd for 'family well-being.'Ari Soffer, 8/30/2015, 11:17 AM

Report: Officials Forced Ethiopians to Pay for Families' Aliyah

Ethiopians in Israel allege government officials forced them to pay to speed up process of bringing relatives to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 8/26/2015, 6:53 PM

French Kids Get a Warm Welcome to Israel in Summer Camps

Bnei Akiva launches volunteer summer camps to help new immigrant Jewish families from France adjust easier to their new home.Yoni Kempinski, 8/25/2015, 8:17 PM

Meet the Paris Twins Defending Israel

Katorza brothers left anti-Semitism in France to enlist as combat soldiers, where they relish 'building our new lives together.'Uzi Baruch, 8/24/2015, 11:49 AM

Watch: 'Welcome Home' - The Perfect Aliyah to Israel

Reiss family from the US gets royal treatment in heartwarming reception as they arrive at their new home in northern town of Moreshet.Rafael Levy, 8/19/2015, 6:11 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

59 'Lone Soldiers' Fly to Israel Monday to Join IDF

Fifty-nine lone soldiers from US and Canada among the 232 new immigrants flying to Israel on Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2015, 10:29 PM

Watch: Never Too Late to Make Aliyah

Felix and Feige Bandos are 94 and 90 years old - and have started a new life in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 8/14/2015, 10:02 AM

'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

New French Israelis Urge: Make Aliyah With Joy!

Arutz Sheva speaks with new immigrants from special charter flight as they get Israeli IDs, and learns why they made the 'big step.'Yoni Kempinski, 7/30/2015, 5:57 PM

'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