We first encounter aliyah when Joseph asks Pharaoh for permission to go up to the land of Canaan to bury his father Jacob.
Little by little, over the past few decades, a community of activists in the Christian-Jewish engagement space has developed.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told cabinet ministers that Israel will experience a massive increase in Aliyah (immigration) from Western countries, including the U.S. Netanyahu said that Israel’s future entry into the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, combined with Israel’s strengthening economy, will attract more Jewish American immigrants. “Israel’s economy is getting stronger; we will outpace […]
Israel’s population increased by 2.2% in 2022 to a total of 9,656,000, according to Central Bureau of Statistics figures released on Thursday. Of the country’s residents, 7,106,000 are Jews (73.6%), 2,037,000 are Arabs (21.1%) and 513,000 are of other denominations. The population increase dwarfed the 1.8% growth in 2021, with the difference being attributed in […]
Even geniuses make mistakes: Ben Shapiro is sending a very wrong message to his legions of followers by unwittingly diminishing the importance of aliyah.
“All the times we were here as tourists were a lot of fun, but you don’t know what it’s like until you put your skin in here. Once you do that jump of hope, you start seeing life in a new way, through Israeli glasses,” says Shira Denise Kilemnic Mac.
After many years of waiting, the new Olim landed at Ben Gurion Airport thanks to a special operation facilitated by the Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, Shavei Israel Organization and The Jewish Agency
Since January 2021 more than 1,100 new immigrants have arrived from the U.S. and Canada with “dozens of groups” expected in August.
New immigrants on the early-June group flight ranged from the oldest, 87, to a year-old baby.
Wander explains that even in religious circles, the idea of making Aliya is considered to be a taboo subject in the diaspora.