News and updates about Olim

38,000 new immigrants to Israel in a single year

Israel reports highest level of immigration in 20 years, with 38,000 new immigrants entering the country since the last Independence Day.

38,000 new immigrants to Israel in a single year

Record 600 new immigrants from Ukraine to arrive today

4 flights containing hundreds of new immigrants from Ukraine to arrive over the course of the day.

Record 600 new immigrants from Ukraine

This city is just 9 miles from Gaza. Some Americans are choosing to move there anyway

Despite its proximity to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, this Israeli coastal city is increasingly become a destination of choice for Americans.

Why many Americans are moving to city just 9 miles from Gaza

Preserving their Mesorah — A challenge faced by Olim and their offspring

Rivka emerges as the more perceptive parent in this parsha. There is more to this than it seems.

Preserving the Mesorah, a challenge for Olim and their offspring

Strengthening the Resolve of Olim

We must not turn back to our places of comfort to hide in fear and failure. We must press on courageously towards success in Israel. Op-ed.

Strengthening the Resolve of Olim

New olim from around the world gather for Aliyah Day dance party

New immigrants from around the world gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Aliyah Day with dance party organized by the Jewish Agency.

New olim from around the world gather for Aliyah Day dance partyplayer

'We were like dreamers' award granted on Aliyah Day

The “Hayinu Kecholmim” (Like dreamers) Award granted to 3 Olim, Gulieta, David and Dion.

'We were like dreamers' award granted on Aliyah Day

1,912 new olim from North America moved to Israel this summer

2021 shaping up to be a record-breaking year in Aliyah as a 42% increase is expected, with almost 2000 new Olim arriving during summer peak.

1,912 new olim from North America moved to Israel this summer

Spurred by anti-Semitism, 130 immigrants arrive in Israel from France

"I dream of the moment when our son will be able to walk outside with his yarmulke on and be able to feel safe.”

Spurred by anti-Semitism, 130 immigrants arrive from France

Aliyah season begins with 160 Olim from France

Israel has seen a 137-percent jump in the number of new immigrants from France so far during 2021 compared to the same period last year.

Aliyah season begins with 160 Olim from France

3rd wave: Israel not likely to reopen country by Sept. 1st

Former MK says reopening of tourism to Israel likely to face additional delays as virus numbers on the rise.

3rd wave: Israel not likely to reopen country by Sept. 1st player

President Isaac Herzog's term 'has tremendous potential for olim'

Former MK Rabbi Dov Lipman speaks about his hope President Herzog will use his Jewish Agency experience to help olim settling in Israel.

Pres. Isaac Herzog's term 'has tremendous potential for olim'player

Brazilian Olim petition PM Bennett to save Evyatar

Residents of Ra'anana who made Aliya from Brazil meet PM Bennett at his home to ask him to authorize Evyatar outpost.

Brazilian Olim petition PM Bennett to save Evyatar

Report: These are Sa'ar's conditions for Netanyahu

New Hope chairman reportedly demands that Netanyahu not serve as PM for the first 1.5 years of the next government.

Report: These are Sa'ar's conditions for Netanyahu

Watch: Aliyah reawakening - 104 new immigrants arrive

With the reopening of the skies, Nefesh B’Nefesh coordinates a dedicated Aliyah flight from JFK to TLV

Watch: Aliyah reawakening - 104 new immigrants arriveplayer

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'.

The first Olim of 2021 arrive in Israelplayer

28% of new immigrants unemployed amid coronavirus pandemic

New immigrants in Israel face significantly hired levels of unemployment during coronavirus crisis than other Israelis.

28% of new immigrants unemployed amid coronavirus pandemic

Operation Home: 1st charter flight from Mexico brings 230 olim home

First-of-its-kind charter flight from Mexico carrying 230 olim, Masa Israel Journey volunteers and Israelis returning home lands in Israel.

Operation Home: 1st charter flight from Mexico lands in Israel

140 new immigrants arrive from France

Immigration and Absorption Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata welcomes new olim from France at Ben Gurion Airport.

140 new immigrants arrive from France

78 future lone soldiers arrive on two Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flights

In total, 120 new Olim are expected to make Aliyah over next 48 hours, says Nefesh B'Nefesh.

78 future lone soldiers arrive on 2 group Aliyah flights

Occupied Europe (OE) against Jewish occupation of Israel

The Aliyah team asks how crazy can the Europeans get, and particularly Jews living there?

Occupied Europe (OE) against Jewish occupation of Israel

Initiative connects out-of-work tour guide olim with clientele

While tourists from abroad remain unable to visit, Israelis explore country's historical, religious, cultural and ecological wonders.

Initiative connects out-of-work tour guide olim with clientele

24 people make aliyah, go directly into quarantine

24 new olim arrive on Nefesh B'Nefesh flight despite coronavirus crisis, go straight into 2-week isolation.

24 people make aliyah, go directly into quarantine

Support BDS - stay in the Diaspora

How does not making Aliyah help Israel?

Support BDS - stay in the Diaspora

'When you see an Oleh, you've got to salute him'

Education system marks Immigrant Day. Does immigration even interest us, when living abroad doesn't look so terrible?

'When you see an Oleh, you've got to salute him'

Watch: Singing Hatikva before taking off for Israel

241 new Olim sing Israeli national anthem before boarding Nefesh B'Nefesh flight to Israel..

Watch: Singing Hatikva before taking off for Israelplayer

242 new North American Olim to arrive on Aliyah August 14

New immigrants, including 41 future lone soldiers, to arrive on Aliyah charter flight.

242 new North American Olim to arrive on Aliyah August 14

Olim to celebrate 'Week of the South'

2,000 olim to celebrate life in Israel's south with week of activities throughout the region.

Olim to celebrate 'Week of the South'

From France to Samaria: 'Love at first sight'

Samaria Regional Council holds reception to welcome French olim to community of Bruchin.

From France to Samaria: 'Love at first sight'

293 Olim from Ukraine arrive in Israel

New immigrants greeted by Immigration and Absorption Minister at Ben Gurion Airport. Many fled Ukrainian civil war.

293 Olim from Ukraine arrive in Israel

Celebrating 70 years of Aliyah with 700 Olim

Jewish Agency holds festive event at Ben Gurion Airport with hundreds of Olim who came in one day from France, Russia, Argentina and Brazil.

Celebrating 70 years of Aliyah with 700 Olimplayer

'This year, Pesach takes on a new meaning'

This year in Jerusalem: Over 5,200 new immigrants will celebrate their first Passover in Israel.

'This year, Pesach takes on a new meaning'

'Bringing new immigrants is the best way to celebrate Israel'

Marking 70 years after UN partition vote on Israel, 201 immigrants arrive from Ukraine.

'Bringing new immigrants is the best way to celebrate Israel'

500 new immigrants gather to learn about housing opportunities

Israel Communities Fair, a first of its kind, brings representatives from over 40 communities to help Olim find their dream neighborhood.

500 new immigrants gather to learn about housing opportunities

Aliyah event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel

Nefesh B'Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel's north, south and in Jerusalem

Aliyah event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israelplayer

Nefesh B'Nefesh launches ‘Initiative for Zionist Innovation’

NBN seeks the next generation of business leaders and innovators 'to change the face of Zionism and Israel.'

Nefesh B'Nefesh launches ‘Initiative for Zionist Innovation’

Watch: 233 people change their lives forever.

Special: Web star Meir Kay's vlog from the recent Nefesh B'Nefesh flight of 233 new immigrants.

Watch: 233 people change their lives forever.player

Watch: New olim arrive in Israel

Watch as 233 new immigrants, including 70 lone soldiers, touch down in their new home, Israel.

Watch: New olim arrive in Israelplayer

New immigrants on the way: 70 to join IDF

Over 200 new immigrants to fly from NY to Israel, including dozens of lone soldiers.

New immigrants on the way: 70 to join IDFplayer

Saluting Anglo immigrants for contributing to Israel

Nefesh B’Nefesh awards immigrants from English-speaking countries for making a 'major impact' on the Jewish State.

Saluting Anglo immigrants for contributing to Israelplayer