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Liberman petitions against DNA testing

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2019 16:41
Former prisoner of Zion Anatoly Altman dies

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.JTA, 02/12/2018 07:44
'Raise the Zionist flag high'

'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.Hezki Baruch, 27/10/2017 12:04
Humanitarian aid to be distributed to Jews in FSU

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.JTA, 27/09/2016 03:26
Only 40% of Non-Jewish Olim Successfully Convert

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.Tova Dvorin, 11/08/2015 09:49
Holocaust Museum` in Elie Wiesel's Childhood Home

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.Tova Dvorin, 20/05/2014 11:26
Ex-Mossad Head to Help Olim Seeking Jewish Status

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.Arutz Sheva, 27/06/2013 20:02