Massive increase in French aliyah expected in 2016Despite a slow start, French aliyah expected to set new record in 2016 as fears of terrorism and anti-Semitism rise.
Secret operation rescues last group of Yemen Jews19 new olim landed in Israel last week thanks to secret mission by Jewish Agency. 50 Jews chose to remain in Yemen.
Immigration to Israel plummets by 38% in 2016Despite the Paris terror attacks in late 2015 and rising anti-Semitism in Europe, immigration to Israel sees big drop in 2016.
French students look to Israel to escapeJewish agency holds fair in Paris, provides students with program information on how to continue studies in Israel.
Aliyah from Western Europe highest everAccording to the Jewish Agency figures, nearly 8,000 Olim came from France as a result of rise in anti-Semitism.
Gov't, Jewish Agency sign 1B public housing deal2,650 public housing units to be built for Israel's poorest immigrants.
MKs to adopt IDF lone soldiersKnesset Members Tzachi Hanegbi and Nachman Shai among the first to embrace program and adopt lone soldiers
IFCJ hopes to make aliyah more invitingRevamping the immigration and absorption process has been something that has been needed for decades. IFCJ explains how they aim to do so.
Sharansky blasts Arab MK who snubbed American JewsJewish Agency chairman says MK Ayman Odeh is trying to score "cheap political points" at the expense of members of his community.
Watch: French Aliyah continues and increasesDozens of French Jewish olim landed in Israel and lit Hanukkah candles as Israelis for the first time. Arutz Sheva was there.
Survey: Vast majority of lone soldiers make aliyah90% of IDF volunteers from the Diaspora move to Israel permanently after their service - and they're bringing their families with them.
Report: Officials Made Ethiopians Pay for AliyahEthiopians in Israel allege government officials forced them to pay to speed up process of bringing relatives to Israel.
Rabbis Set Up 'Independent' Conversion CourtsA group of rabbis has set up a “competing” independent of Jewish Court of Law (Beit Din) which will exclusively handle conversions.
Sharansky: 'Troubled' By Conversion DecisionJewish Agency Chairman said Sunday that party politics must not decide an issue of such great importance for the future of the Jews.
French Summer Aliyah Wave BeginsSome 210 French Jews make aliyah since Monday, with 400 expected by end of week; thousands expected to arrive over the summer months.
Jewish Agency Ups Battle for Israel on Campus30% more emissaries to be dispatched to fight for Israel on campuses in six countries, including BDS hotbeds.
'Ukrainians Wish They Were Jews'JAFI board chair relates importance of having Israel, and reveals the underpinnings of BDS in questioning existence of Jewish state.
Watch: Bibi Warns Jewish World - Threat is GrowingIran deal gets 'worse every day' and nuclear armed Iran greatest threat to Jewish people, Netanyahu warns in speech.
Row over Ulpan Etzion 'Ban on Rabbis'Some students, rabbis claim flagship Jewish Agency ulpan has re-enacted a ban on visiting rabbis, re-igniting 7-year-old row.
Sharansky Calls to Stop Ethiopian ProtestsOnly by working together will we find the path toward overcoming the obstacles that lie ahead,' the Jewish Agency chair warns.
Ukraine Jews Present Challenge to Jewish AgencyThe Jewish Agency is taking part in an enormous humanitarian operation and overseeing a major increase in Jewish Olim to Israel
UK Anti-Semitism Report 'An Important Step'Natan Sharansky praises UK parliamentary step to stop anti-Semitism, says it confirms Jewish Agency's own reports 'from years ago' on hate.
Record Numbers Attend Aliyah Fairs in FranceThousands of Jews flock to Israel opportunities fairs throughout France, leaving organizers stunned: 'we couldn't believe our eyes.'
French Jews Mob Paris Aliyah FairHundreds of French Jews showed up at an Aliyah Fair held by the Jewish Agency Sunday, after a harrowing week of terror.
Sharansky: Immigrants Have Closed 2,000 Year CycleNew immigrants light tonight's candles with Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife, as well as Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.
Photos: 1,100 French Jewish Teens Visit JerusalemLarge-scale high school trip part of Jewish Agency efforts to increase French Aliyah (immigration).
50 Million Aid Package to Encourage Negev GrowthJewish Agency's aid project 'is continuation of the Jewish world’s outpouring of solidarity with the people of Israel,' Sharansky says.
JA Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to IsraelDozens of Jewish teens cool off in Israel over the summer, as conflict in Donetsk heats up - and Aliyah rises.
Despite Rockets 400 French Jews Make Aliyah TodayJewish Agency notes record figures in French aliyah still on track despite rocket attacks; many choosing to live in southern Israel.
MK: Jewish Identity a 'Strategic Imperative'Government officials emphasize the need to reach out to Diaspora Jewry during Government of Israel-World Jewry Joint Initiative conference.
Watch: Natan Sharansky Speaks on French AliyahWhat are the driving factors behind over 1% of the French Jewish community moving to Israel in 2014? Special Arutz Sheva interview.
Officials: Dramatic Rise in French, Ukraine AliyahBy the end of the year, the Jewish Agency says, fully 1% of French Jews will have made aliyah.
Natan Sharansky Visits Brussels in Show of SupportSharansky lights memorial candle in Brussels, commits to help Jewish community continue normal life after shooting attack.
Sharansky: We'll Help European Jews Defend SelvesJewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky promised to provide help for the community in Belgium after Saturday's attack.
French Aliyah SkyrocketingJewish Agency official estimates up to 5,000 French citizens leaving for Israel in 2014 - a new record.
Sudanese Jew Makes Her Way to Pesach FreedomA modern “exodus” story took place in recent months, as one of the last Jews in Sudan managed to make her way to Israel.
312% Rise in French Aliyah So Far in 2014Amid rising anti-Semitism, more French Jews are interested in studying in and moving to Israel than ever before.
177 Million Shekels for Judea and SamariaLeftist MKs up in arms, accuse Finance Committee of 'lacking transparency', over allocations to Judea and Samaria.
Emergency Aid to Jewish Groups in UkraineJewish Agency begins aid campaign to help secure Jewish communities affected by unrest in Ukraine.
Sharansky: Help Diaspora Jews against Anti-SemitesJewish Agency head: Jewish communities worldwide are at the forefront of the fight against Jew-hatred.
Ethiopian Immigrants Plant Roots in IsraelConnecting on a whole new level: new Ethiopian immigrants, Jewish Agency participate in tree-planting ceremony in honor of Tu Bishvat.
7th Candle of Hanukkah Lit in 7 World CapitalsImmigration and Absorption Ministry with Jewish Agency holds lighting ceremonies in 7 capitals, main event in Jerusalem.
Spotlight: From Iran to the IDFUntil 18 months ago, S. lived in her Iranian Jewish community and dreamed of making Aliyah. Now, she is serving in Israel's Border Police.
NBN Aliyah Conference Attracts HundredsNBN conference in NY provides aliyah info to students and professionals, special seminar to expedite licensing for medical professionals.
Jewish Agency: We Must Focus on Education TogetherJewish Agency Director General stresses 'Israel education' and programs connecting young Jews to Israel at JA Assembly event.
Key Summit Promotes Israel-Diaspora CooperationStrategic planning summit aims to strengthen Jewish identity by bolstering ties between the Jewish state and Diaspora.
Jewish Agency Ends Ethiopian Aliyah“Today we bring to an end a journey that spans thousands of years, the conclusion of Operation Wings of a Dove."
Jewish Agency Brings 17 Yemenite Jews to IsraelIn a secret and complex operation, the Jewish Agency brought a group of 17 Yemenite Jews to Israel.
Kiev Hosts First-Ever Hebrew Song Contest in FSUTwelve talented candidates competed in Kiev this week in the first-ever Hebrew song contest to take place in the former Soviet Union.
New Jewish Memorial to be Built at Babi YarJewish community heads from around the world participated in a ceremony in memory of the Jews who were murdered in Babi Yar.
Jewish Agency Board of Governors Meets in KievMeeting is an expression of solidarity with the Jews of the Ukraine
‘Amazon Jews’ on Their Way to IsraelHundreds of ‘Amazon Jews’ are planning aliyah.
Netanyahu Recommends Sharansky For Second TermPM Netanyahu recommends Natan Sharansky be appointed to a second term as head of the Jewish Agency.
Netanyahu Stresses Dangers of Iran and SyriaNetanyahu warns of the dangers from Iran and Syria, in a speech to the Jewish Agency Board of Governors.
La'ad Volunteers Help Record Holocaust HistoryThe Jewish Agency and the Pensioners Ministry will express their thanks to hundreds of volunteers who work with Holocaust survivors.
Thousands of Teens from South Enjoy 'Day of Fun'In hopes of providing residents of the South with a degree of solace, the Jewish Agency took 9,000 children out for a day of fun.
New Jewish Agency Fund for Diaspora Jews' SecurityThe fund will pay for security infrastructure in small communities, says JA head Sharansky in Toulouse.