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Russian Immigrants

News and updates about Russian Immigrants

Will Ukrainian and Russian immigrants impact Israeli elections?

While immigrants from the former USSR have historically voted right-wing, the newest wave of refugees are likely to vote center-left.

Will Ukrainian and Russian immigrants impact Israeli elections?player

Interior Minister Shaked: Hundreds of thousands of immigrants expected from Ukraine

Government soon to decide on up to 12 new towns in Negev to cater to influx & housing shortage.

Shaked: Hundreds of thousands of new immigrants expected

Russian-speaking Israelis display the gamut of emotions on war in Ukraine

'There are no good guys and bad guys in this story,' Belarus immigrant to Israel says.

Russian-speaking Israelis display the gamut of emotions

Pres. Herzog: 'We must make space for stories of 1.2 million Russian-speaking Israelis'

On New Year’s Eve, President Isaac Herzog and the First Lady send a special Novy God greeting to Russian-speaking Israelis.

'We must make space for stories of 1.2m Russian Israelis'

Exposé: The prevalence of anti-Semitic talkbacks on Israeli Russian language sites

Talkbacks are popular on Israeli-Russian sites. What is unknown to Hebrew speakers is the virulent anti-Semitic content they contain. Op-ed.

Exposé: Anti-Semitic talkbacks on Israeli Russian language sites

A Russian-Israeli show host meets an Arab-Israeli academic

Alex cannot understand, for example, why Abed does not feel an obligation to join the IDF if he lives here. Op-ed.

A Russian-Israeli show host meets an Arab-Israeli academic

Discrimination and Abandonment

Doesn't the government realize how crucial it is for young Russian students to understand what being Jewish means? Opinion.

Discrimination and Abandonment

Report: EU funding leftist organization's campaign targets Russian immigrants

Israel Hayom: EU providing nearly half a million euros to leftist organization to change Russian immigrants' views on two-state solution.

EU funding leftist campaign targeting Russian emigres in Israel

Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef: 'There are two types of Aliyah'

Chief Rabbi exceptionally publishes video explaining: 'There are those who aren't Jews and even develop anti-Semitic feelings.'

Chief Rabbi: 'There are two types of Aliyah'player

Criminal ring defrauded elderly in Israel

Israeli police uncover international fraud scam aimed at immigrants from former Soviet countries living in Israel.

Criminal ring defrauded elderly immigrants in Israel

Liberman's Mouthpiece: Netanyahu a Soviet Despot

Netanyahu is Brezhnev according to Yisrael Beytenu's Russian-language journal - and Lapid has doubled vodka prices.

Liberman's Mouthpiece Calls Netanyahu a 'Soviet Despot'

Study: Younger Russian Immigrants More Liberal

A research study at Ariel University shows distinct generational differences in how immigrants from Russia interact with Israeli society.

Study: Younger Russian Immigrants More Liberal than Older Ones