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Germany relaxes immigration rules for Jews coming from former Soviet Union

Over half of new arrivals to Germany join Jewish communities, report says.

Germany: Easier immigration for Jews from former Soviet Union

Former Soviet émigré calls Liberman's party 'Orwellian'

'On behalf of anyone who lost property and in my case half his family to live in Israel as a Jew and free woman - Israel is not your home.'

Former Soviet émigré calls Liberman's party 'Orwellian'player

Liberman answers Deri: 'Anti-Semitism, racism for its own sake'

Yisrael Beyteinu head furious at Minister Deri's remarks against Soviet immigrants.

Liberman answers Deri: 'Anti-Semitism, racism for its own sake'player

Liberman petitions against DNA testing

Yisrael Beyteinu party submits Supreme Court petition to cancel DNA tests for immigrants from former Soviet Union to prove Jewishness.

Liberman petitions against DNA testing

Former prisoner of Zion Anatoly Altman dies

Altman, who tried to hijack a plane to escape the former Soviet Union, dies in Haifa at age 77.

Former prisoner of Zion Anatoly Altman dies

'Raise the Zionist flag high'

On Aliyah Day, World Beitar leader says Israel must fight assimilation, encourage all Jews to live in the Jewish homeland.

'Raise the Zionist flag high'

Humanitarian aid to be distributed to Jews in FSU

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews pledges $52 million in food and medicine to elderly Jews living in the former Soviet Union.

IFCJ, JDC to distribute humanitarian aid to Jews in FSU

Only 40% of Non-Jewish Olim Successfully Convert

Study on 20 years of data notes that conversion process of Jews from FSU has been a 'great failure' amid conversion controversy.

Only 40% of Non-Jewish Immigrants Successfully Convert

Holocaust Museum` in Elie Wiesel's Childhood Home

Holocaust museum and learning center in Sighet, Romania memorializes the fall of Romanian and Transylvanian pre-war Jewry.

Holocaust Museum Opened in Elie Wiesel's Childhood Home

Ex-Mossad Head to Help Olim Seeking Jewish Status

Efraim Halevy to chair program that helps thousands of Former Soviet Union immigrants marry under Israeli law.

Ex-Mossad Head to Help Olim Seeking Jewish Status