French Oleh named to New Right Knesset list

Attorney Yomtov Kalfon, French Oleh who served as a lone soldier and immigrant activist, joins New Right party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 6:50 PM

Plan to promote French Aliyah to Israel

Minister Bennett and National Economic Council head Avi Simhon to bring outline for Cabinet approval on Sunday.Mordechai Sones, 12/19/2018, 3:38 PM

France, Israel and the Jews

Professor (Emer.) Shmuel Trigano is the author of numerous books focusing on Jewish philosophy and Jewish political thought: 'The existence of Israel as a democracy hampers France’s efforts to mobilize the Mediterranean Arab countries as allies.'Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 12/16/2018, 7:21 AM

'French Aliyah - missed opportunity, will be corrected'

Minister Bennett at conference on French immigration: "From today, I intend to be the 'father' of the French Aliyah to Israel."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2018, 1:53 PM

The French deserve our disapprobation - but don't like hearing it

France, throughout modern history, has done more damage to the Middle East than any other country, and it is continuing that damage with its focus on Israel.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 9/22/2018, 10:46 PM

I do not want to live in a Europe where Jews flee

Where are the professional antiracists? Where are the Europeanists? Or maybe anti-racism in Europe applies to everyone except for the Jews, the oldest and most important minority of our poor, adrift continent? Giulio Meotti, 8/11/2018, 10:00 PM

Macron’s France, immigration, and anti-Semitism

In 2017, Centrist Emmanuel Macron won by default. One year later, the French crisis is not over. In fact, the gradual replacement of the native populace and culture by a new population and a new culture seems entirely plausible.Dr. Michel Gurfinkiel, 7/13/2018, 10:24 AM

Had the beating victim been Muslim and not Jewish...

A Jewish woman was thrown out of the window by a Muslim shouting "Allah Akhbar," but the judge didn't see it as a hate crime. What about an 8 year old Jewish child beaten by Muslims? Giulio Meotti, 2/3/2018, 9:21 PM

Netanyahu scrambles as program assisting French Olim set to end

Politicians are scrambling after news that a program assisting new French Olim is set to end.Tzvi Lev, 10/9/2017, 6:58 PM

Family reunited in Samaria

Over 150 French Jews arrive in Israel, settle in Samaria town. We met one family who was reunited after the daughter immigrated last year.Yoni Kempinski, 7/19/2017, 8:48 AM

'There is life beyond the Green Line - and it is wonderful'

More and more French immigrants to Israel are making their homes over the Green Line in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2017, 11:02 AM

What are French Jews waiting for?

It is not going to get better and it looks as though it is getting worse. Giulio Meotti, 2/7/2017, 11:51 PM

MK Hotovely: 'Israel is waiting for all of French Jewry'

Speaking from the Tomb of the Patriarchs, the Deputy Foreign Minister told French immigrants: 'the State needs you here, the Jewish home.'Hezki Baruch, 8/15/2016, 7:17 PM

With immigration surging, French 'mass-aliyah' lands in Israel

Hundreds of French immigrants arrive in largest summer aliyah event from second largest Diaspora community.Yoni Kempinski, 7/20/2016, 9:41 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 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

'Life in Israel is far safer than in Paris right now'

Two Jewish families arrive in Israel on aliyah after Paris attacks. 'I would not want my children to live, learn and get married in France.'Uzi Baruch, 11/16/2015, 11:07 PM

'I had to choose: the terrorist, or my soldier'

Border Police officer A. made Aliyah alone, to join Israelis in fighting terror. On Friday, she experienced the dangers firsthand.Tova Dvorin, 11/1/2015, 1:56 PM

French Aliyah Stealing Paris Hi-Tech Talent

France's Economy Minister visits Israel to lure back Jewish business and hi-tech experts, insists Jews 'can innovate as well in France.'Tova Dvorin, 9/9/2015, 10:14 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

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

200 French Immigrants Arrive as French Aliyah Takes Off

French Aliyah up 11% since 2014; Israel expecting between 30,000 - 35,000 new immigrants this year - the most since 2005.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2015, 1:41 PM

French Summer Aliyah Wave Begins

Some 210 French Jews make aliyah since Monday, with 400 expected by end of week; thousands expected to arrive over the summer months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 4:08 PM

24 Days, 26 Murderers: The Story of Ilan Halimi

From Dreyfus to Hyper Cacher, an anti-Semitic continuum of tragedy.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/17/2015, 7:11 AM

Israel’s Health Ministry is Deterring French Aliyah

Many French medical professionals cannot receive licenses in Israel, yet quick fixes to correct the problem have been delayed for years.Gedalyah Reback, 3/8/2015, 1:29 PM

'There is No Future for Jews in Western Europe'

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky urges gov't to invest more money in Aliyah, ahead of expected 15,000 new immigrants in 2015.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2015, 9:09 AM

French Exodus Underway: Record Numbers Attend Aliyah Fairs

Thousands of Jews flock to Israel opportunities fairs throughout France, leaving organizers stunned: 'we couldn't believe our eyes.'Ari Soffer, 2/9/2015, 5:09 PM

After the Paris Killings -- French Jews and Israel

French duplicity as far as Israel is concerned, is always manifest, as is anti-Semitism, and there is resistance to accepting the idea that Israel's battle with terror is the same as the West's.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 1/19/2015, 11:35 AM

Far Left to Petition Against Plan to Bring French Jews to Judea

Housing Minister Uri Ariel's plan receives fierce backlash from Left, calls idea to bring French to Judea-Samaria a 'cynical move.'Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 1/14/2015, 8:22 AM

Tzipi Livni Not Happy with Calls for French Aliyah

Livni continues to slam Netanyahu for all 'his weaknesses and mistakes,' says calls for French aliyah don't help European Jews.Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2015, 3:31 PM

Paris Victim Said: Israel is the Only Place to Freely be a Jew

Yoav Hattab was in Israel last month and traveled everywhere with an Israel flag on his back, friends recalled as they lit memorial candles.Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2015, 8:31 AM

Interview: French Jewish Assets Say Adieu to France

As French Jews flee rising anti-Semitism and a tanking economy, Arutz Sheva finds out what happened to $1.4 billion of French Jewish assets.Rochel Sylvetsky, 10/1/2014, 11:48 PM

Undeterred by Rockets, 400 French Jews to Make Aliyah Today

Jewish Agency notes record figures in French aliyah still on track despite rocket attacks; many choosing to live in southern Israel.Ari Soffer, 7/16/2014, 10:35 AM