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Did Israel secretly airlift Yemenite Jews to Israel?

Did Israel secretly airlift Yemenite Jews to Israel?

Arab media outlets report that Israel secretly airlifted hundreds of Yemenite Jews last month in covert operation with Saudi Arabia.Tzvi Lev, 22/03/2018 18:11
Returning to Jerusalem: The Yemenite synagogue of Shiloah

Returning to Jerusalem: The Yemenite synagogue of Shiloah

Expelled from their homes during Arab riots in 1938, the Jews of Shiloah were promised they would return home. Now, it's finally happening.Yoni Kempinski, 14/05/2017 11:48
Jews arrested in Yemen released from custody

Jews arrested in Yemen released from custody

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara meets with recent immigrants from Yemen, says Israel working to free Israeli citizen still held in the country.Ari Soffer, 06/07/2016 14:33
Gov still believed corrupt over Yemenite children

Gov still believed corrupt over Yemenite children

New survey finds 60 percent of Israelis think current government is hiding information on disappeared Yemenite children.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 21/06/2016 11:53
Murdered Yemenite Jew: 'I'll always be a Jew'

Murdered Yemenite Jew: 'I'll always be a Jew'

State honors Moshe Nahari, who was murdered by a Muslim fanatic in Yemen, during Memorial Day ceremony.Yoni Kempinski, 11/05/2016 17:10
Iranian-backed rebels arrest last rabbi in Yemen

Iranian-backed rebels arrest last rabbi in Yemen

Houthi rebels accuse Rabbi Yahia Youssef Yaish of helping to smuggle 500-year-old Torah scroll to Israel.Ari Soffer, 19/04/2016 20:23
Watch: Arutz Sheva meets new Yemenite immigrants

Watch: Arutz Sheva meets new Yemenite immigrants

New olim who returned to Israel after thousands of years in a secret operation speak about the anti-Semitism and theft they suffered.Yoni Kempinski, 28/03/2016 21:58
Report: Yemeni Jew arrested saving ancient Torah

Report: Yemeni Jew arrested saving ancient Torah

Fears are high that Jew still in Yemen has been arrested, and may be suffering torture, after Torah was brought to Israel by immigrants.Ari Yashar, 24/03/2016 20:45
Jewish Families Attacked by Arab Mob in Shiloach

Jewish Families Attacked by Arab Mob in Shiloach

Explosive thrown at vehicle of families living in Jerusalem neighborhood breaks apart steel grid covering bulletproof windows.Cynthia Blank, 01/09/2015 20:52
Families Reclaim Jewish Houses in Shiloach Village

Families Reclaim Jewish Houses in Shiloach Village

Several families moved on Thursday into homes in the Shiloach Village (Silwan) that belonged to the old Yemenite Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2015 11:00
Joyous Return to 130-Year Old Jerusalem Synagogue

Joyous Return to 130-Year Old Jerusalem Synagogue

77 years after Arab riots followed by British expulsion and apathy, Jews return to Yemenite Village synagogue on slopes of Mt. of OlivesHillel Fendel, 26/05/2015 12:48
Will the Last Jews of Yemen Be Able to Escape?

Will the Last Jews of Yemen Be Able to Escape?

Expert in touch with Sana'a's Jews warns of 'great danger' from Iranian backed Houthis taking control, details efforts to get them out.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 03/03/2015 22:41
Houthis Make Life Difficult for Last Jews of Yemen

Houthis Make Life Difficult for Last Jews of Yemen

Life for the few Jews who remain in Yemen is becoming intolerable, witnesses who escaped to Israel testify.Moshe Cohen, 15/02/2015 20:02