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The first Olim of 2021 arrive in Israel

The first Olim of 2021 arrive in Israel

Immigration Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata welcomes 300 new immigrants from Ethiopia to Israel as part of 'Operation Tzur Yisrael'.Yoni Kempinski, 01/01/2021 11:43
From the Caucasus to terror-stricken Jerusalem

From the Caucasus to terror-stricken Jerusalem

JCT master’s student in nursing has become a staunch advocate for Caucasus immigrants, people with disabilities.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 02/11/2020 14:49
Protests rage as US, UK warn on travel to northeast India

Protests rage as US, UK warn on travel to northeast India

Thousands protest law granting Indian citizenship to Bangladeshi immigrants.Jalees Andrabi,Anup Sharma/AFP, 14/12/2019 18:01
Reflections on Immigration to America

Reflections on Immigration to America

Opinion: Immigration is good for America, but it must be done legally with due process.Joseph Frager, MD, 29/07/2019 05:21
Austrian survey shows anti-Semitism more common among Muslims

Austrian survey shows anti-Semitism more common among Muslims

Austria’s Muslims twice as likely as non-Muslims to hold anti-Semitic views.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 23/03/2019 21:20
For this Berlin restaurateur, anti-Semitic attacks are routine

For this Berlin restaurateur, anti-Semitic attacks are routine

Jewish restaurant owner says he feels 'let down' by authorities after attackers - mostly Muslim - continue to harass and threaten him.AFP, 01/03/2019 09:35
Immigrants to southern Israel showcase entrepreneurial successes

Immigrants to southern Israel showcase entrepreneurial successes

Program aims to bring immigrants to South. "In order to grow the South, we need to promote small business. Who better to do that than olim?"Larry Luxner, JTA, 28/02/2019 14:23
'Judaism opposes open borders and immigration'

'Judaism opposes open borders and immigration'

Interview with Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-Hayim.Mordechai Sones, 18/12/2018 16:08
Anglo immigrants honored with 'Builders of Zion' prize

Anglo immigrants honored with 'Builders of Zion' prize

Nefesh B’Nefesh presents outstanding Anglo immigrants with 2018 Bonei Zion Prize at Knesset ceremony.Hezki Baruch, 30/10/2018 07:52
Holocaust survivor on concentration camp comparison: 'Grow up'

Holocaust survivor on concentration camp comparison: 'Grow up'

'Listen to me, I went through it. Please. This is not a concentration camp.'Mordechai Sones, 02/07/2018 20:25
17 states sue administration over migrant families

17 states sue administration over migrant families

17 states sue Trump administration in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the Mexico border.Ben Ariel, 27/06/2018 00:05
Suspect powder sent to 'bigot' lawyer Schlossberg

Suspect powder sent to 'bigot' lawyer Schlossberg

Schlossberg and another person were exposed to the unknown substance at the lawyer’s office. The two are being evaluated,JTA, 25/05/2018 16:23
US man who killed Indian immigrant sentenced to life

US man who killed Indian immigrant sentenced to life

Court sentences man who screamed 'get out of my country' at Indians to life in prison, federal court debates death penalty.AFP, 05/05/2018 21:53
US: Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage

US: Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage

Muslim immigrants from Iraq abuse daughter for refusing arranged marriage which would have brought the family $20,000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2018 10:09
A Passover of small favors

A Passover of small favors

The Exodus of Holocaust survivors from Europe had its own Amalek, and his name was Mackenziez King. Jack Engelhard, 13/03/2018 13:38
Can Trump get an immigration deal done?

Can Trump get an immigration deal done?

Gun control is in the spotlight, but what about an immigration deal? Is there the political will to get it done?NPR, 06/03/2018 00:16
Leader of Hispanic immigrants to Israel, dies at 62

Leader of Hispanic immigrants to Israel, dies at 62

Jose Caro helped other Spanish-speaking immigrants acclimate to life in Israel, fought for justice after Argentina terror attacks.JTA, 07/02/2018 16:43
Immigrants in Austria: Judaism is harmful to the world

Immigrants in Austria: Judaism is harmful to the world

Survey of immigrants in radical bastion of Graz, Austria - most of them Afghans - finds 54.5% believe Jews only care about themselves.Guy Cohen, 23/01/2018 08:16
Nefesh B'Nefesh grants awards to 20 immigrants

Nefesh B'Nefesh grants awards to 20 immigrants

Special award ceremony honors immigrants who create change, impact Israeli society and engage the immigrant community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2018 12:36
Trump: 'I'm the least racist person you've ever interviewed'

Trump: 'I'm the least racist person you've ever interviewed'

President Trump denies making comments attributed to him on immigration from certain countries.Ben Ariel, 15/01/2018 03:03
House Speaker: Trump comments 'unhelpful'

House Speaker: Trump comments 'unhelpful'

House Speaker Paul Ryan responds to comments attributed to Trump on immigration. Trump denies he used the language attributed to him.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/01/2018 20:13
Trump questions taking immigrants from certain countries

Trump questions taking immigrants from certain countries

Trump reportedly asks why U.S. should accept immigrants from “s**thole countries”. White House: He will always fight for Americans.Ben Ariel, 12/01/2018 02:34
Germany: Thüringen police now printing pamphlets in Farsi

Germany: Thüringen police now printing pamphlets in Farsi

Germans further accommodate Muslim migrants as crime rate surges.Mordechai Sones, 11/01/2018 14:21
BBC: Migrants in Germany 'may have fueled violent crime rise'

BBC: Migrants in Germany 'may have fueled violent crime rise'

Government-commissioned research suggests migrants 'may be responsible for recent rise in violent crime in Germany'.Mordechai Sones, 04/01/2018 12:22
Israeli who joined ISIS convicted

Israeli who joined ISIS convicted

Immigrant to Israel from Belarus convicted for trying to join ISIS in Syria as a fighter.JTA, 28/12/2017 14:18
'A non-kosher restaurant in Israel? That's illogical'

'A non-kosher restaurant in Israel? That's illogical'

Arutz Sheva interviews French immigrant who says he 'cries every day for not coming to Israel sooner.'Hezki Baruch, 11/08/2017 15:02
Brazilian Israelis start NGO to help growing stream of newcomers

Brazilian Israelis start NGO to help growing stream of newcomers

New 'by Brazilians for Brazilians' organization aims to help newly arrived Brazilians find their place in Israel.JTA, 27/07/2017 13:18
Most Muslim 'refugees' to Europe are seeking employment

Most Muslim 'refugees' to Europe are seeking employment

German government reports 6.5 million Muslims are about to flood Europe - and only a small portion are actually refugees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2017 09:41
Are American immigrants going to end up like British immigrants?

Are American immigrants going to end up like British immigrants?

Katie Hopkins compares British immigration policy to American referendums., 04/05/2017 11:42
Refugees detained at US airports after Trump's order

Refugees detained at US airports after Trump's order

Arab passengers who boarded planes prior to Trump's new ban unpleasantly surprised upon landing in US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2017 21:01
German truck terrorist still at large

German truck terrorist still at large

The terrorist who perpetrated Berlin truck terror attack is still at large, armed and dangerous.Police significantly increased security.Yoel Domb, 20/12/2016 15:31
Affirmative action for haredim, immigrants passes first vote

Affirmative action for haredim, immigrants passes first vote

Bill requiring public sector to include haredim, immigrants in quotas passes in committee, prepared for vote by Knesset.David Rosenberg, 07/12/2016 08:40
House Speaker rules out deportation force

House Speaker rules out deportation force

House Speaker Paul Ryan plays down Trump's campaign rhetoric on illegal immigrants.Ben Ariel, 14/11/2016 05:44
Trump: Crackdown on immigrants who overstayed visa

Trump: Crackdown on immigrants who overstayed visa

Republican presidential nominee says he will institute a tracking system to ensure immigrants who overstay their visas are removed.Ben Ariel, 28/08/2016 05:20
US immigrants support Trump policies

US immigrants support Trump policies

A recent Morning Consult poll indicates that immigrants and their families overall support Trump's immigration policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2016 07:59
Swedish politician: Migrant rape isn’t as bad

Swedish politician: Migrant rape isn’t as bad

Feminist Left Party politician Barbro Sörman says it’s ‘worse’ when Swedish men rape women than when immigrants do it.Gil Ronen, 04/07/2016 18:55
German right-wing party enters 3 state parliaments

German right-wing party enters 3 state parliaments

Anti-immigration Alternative for Germany is now eligible to field candidates for the national parliament in 2017.Gil Ronen, 14/03/2016 01:13
Finnish TV has solution to 'rape-fugee' crisis?

Finnish TV has solution to 'rape-fugee' crisis?

Funny? Sad? Alarming? Finland's public broadcasting channel's video on how to defend against rape shows a disconnect from reality.Gil Ronen, 01/02/2016 19:37
German politician: Shoot infiltrators if need be

German politician: Shoot infiltrators if need be

Frauke Petry, Speaker of the Alternative for Germany party, notes 'the use of armed force is there as a last resort.'Gil Ronen, 31/01/2016 19:03
Survivor Couple Makes Aliyah in Their Nineties

Survivor Couple Makes Aliyah in Their Nineties

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, 19/08/2015 17:00
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
From Captivity in Ukraine to a New Home in Israel

From Captivity in Ukraine to a New Home in Israel

D., a Ukrainian held in captivity by pro-Russian separatists, arrived in Israel on Wednesday with a group of 91 Ukrainian olim.Yoni Kempinski, 01/07/2015 14:11
Netanyahu Appeals to Anglos Before Elections

Netanyahu Appeals to Anglos Before Elections

Prime Minister meets with English-speaking immigrants and community leaders, pushes Likud victory for a stable government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2015 16:59
UK Woman Smuggles Syria Terror Money in Underwear

UK Woman Smuggles Syria Terror Money in Underwear

Woman and her accomplice arrested, become first 2 British women charged with Syria-related terror offenses.Ari Yashar, 27/01/2014 08:39
Protesters Converge on Prime Minister's House

Protesters Converge on Prime Minister's House

Protesters stage noisy demonstration against prisoner release outside Prime Minister's residence after midnight, try to break past security.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 30/12/2013 09:40
British Olim Unlikely to Live in Judea-Samaria

British Olim Unlikely to Live in Judea-Samaria

Research finds 18% of Jewish immigrants from US and Canada live in territories; only 5% of their counterparts from the UK do the same.Kochava Rozenbaum , 06/10/2013 11:27
Tel Aviv: Authorities Raid Illegals' Employers

Tel Aviv: Authorities Raid Illegals' Employers

Economics Minister says operation was largest ever, and 53 businesses will be taken to court for employing work infiltrators.Gil Ronen, 11/09/2013 14:14
Soldier Who Collapsed: a Recent U.S. Immigrant

Soldier Who Collapsed: a Recent U.S. Immigrant

The soldier made Aliyah a year ago and lives on Kibbutz Malkia in the north.Kochava Rozenbaum , 19/08/2013 11:33
NBN Flight Exclusive: Gilad Shalit Praises Olim

NBN Flight Exclusive: Gilad Shalit Praises Olim

Arutz Sheva filmed Gilad Shalit praising the new immigrants as they arrived on a “Nefesh B’Nefesh” plane in Israel this morning.Arutz Sheva, 23/07/2013 22:22
Watch Live: 'Childen's Flight' of Aliyah Arrives

Watch Live: 'Childen's Flight' of Aliyah Arrives

Tune in as the Nefesh B'Nefesh flight of new immigrants arrives at the Ben Gurion Airport. Welcome Home!, 23/07/2013 06:20
Youths Beaten by Infiltrators – Arrested

Youths Beaten by Infiltrators – Arrested

Two youths were badly beaten by infiltrators who had been following a girl. Police say the victims are in fact the attackers.Gil Ronen, 12/06/2013 19:48
US Frees Detained Migrants as Budget Cuts Loom

US Frees Detained Migrants as Budget Cuts Loom

US officials released hundreds of detained immigrants to trim expenses ahead of massive automatic budget cuts due to take effect this week. , 27/02/2013 12:08
Video: Thousands of Neo-Nazis March Through Athens

Video: Thousands of Neo-Nazis March Through Athens

Tens of thousands of neo-Nazis rallied in support of Greece's Golden Dawn party, in its largest demonstration of supportRachel Hirshfeld , 04/02/2013 11:10
Nefesh B'Nefesh Launches Art Exhibit of New Olim

Nefesh B'Nefesh Launches Art Exhibit of New Olim

Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Ort Braude Academic College have launched an art exhibition to display the creative talents of Western Olim.Rachel Hirshfeld , 07/01/2013 20:01
Netanyahu Vows to Send Illegal Africans Back Home

Netanyahu Vows to Send Illegal Africans Back Home

Infiltration of illegal African immigrants is down to almost zero, and Netanyahu vows to send back home those who already have entered. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/12/2012 08:28
Britain Fears The Worst as it Lifts Quota Limits

Britain Fears The Worst as it Lifts Quota Limits

Bowing to EU law on the free movement of labor Britain expects a tide of Bulgarian and Romanian immigrants.Amiel Ungar, 13/11/2012 03:41
Ethiopian Olim Arrive in Israel on 'Dove's Wings'

Ethiopian Olim Arrive in Israel on 'Dove's Wings'

A charter flight carrying approximately 240 new immigrants from Ethiopia is scheduled to arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday. Rachel Hirshfeld , 29/10/2012 14:13