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Yemeni Jews Brought Secretly to Israel By The Jewish Agency

Few details are known about the covert operation, which successfully led 19 Yemeni Jews to Israel. One of them, a rabbi, brought a 500-year-old Torah scroll with him.

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‘I Have to Be Here’

Five young Kaifeng Jews made aliyah on Monday

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Both Sides Now

A recent visit from an old friend left us both wondering about the choices we made about family and career

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Aliyah Numbers Rise, but Majority Coming From Just Three Countries

New data from The Jewish Agency reveals that 70 percent of Olim came from France, Russia, and Ukraine in 2015. What does this mean for immigration to Israel in the long run?

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Report: 7,238 French Jews Make Aliyah in 2015, Tops Among Olim

Large increases also seen in thousands of Ukrainian and Russian Jews who immigrated to Israel

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Spike Seen in Number of French Jews Immigrating to Israel

A 25 percent jump compared to 2014

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Israelis in Berlin

The insidious, and mistaken, media meme around the irresistible story of Israelis choosing to live in Germany

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European Immigration to Israel Spiked in 2014

Aliyah rates from Western Europe alone increased 88 percent

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Farewell, Old Chaps. Shalom, Olim.

British Jews making aliyah aren’t part of a trend: they’re bucking it

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The Road to the New Jerusalem, Part 2

If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?

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Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents Double in France

Watchdog group cites more incidents through July 2014 than in all of 2013

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The Israeli Government Hates My Life

And it loves making videos telling me all about it

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A Maine Rabbi Makes Aliyah to Israel

After seven years in Portland, departing with a mix of sadness and hope

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Hundreds of French Immigrants Arrive in Israel

As tensions rise in Paris, young families make aliyah en masse

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Nearly 75 Percent of French Jews Considering Emigration

New survey presents bleak portrait of contemporary anti-Semitism in France

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A Mother’s Move Back to New York From Israel

The New York Times parenting blog documents one family’s return to the U.S.

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Israel’s Knesset Proposes National Aliyah Day

New annual holiday would celebrate Jewish immigration to Israel

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Israeli Bureaucrats Learning To Say ‘Bienvenue’ Amid French Immigration Wave

Officials have a plan for recognizing French qualificationsto stop new arrivals from heading back to Europe

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Rising Number of French Jews Making Aliyah

There was a 62 percent increase in French immigration to Israel in 2013

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Two Women from ‘Lost’ Tribes Find a Home

They tell the story of their journeys from China and Northeast India to Israel

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Getting a New Perspective on Jewish Holidays—Through the Eyes of a Child

I didn’t know about the holidays until my son came home from preschool wearing a cardboard Hanukkah candle on his head

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Israel Says There Are No More Jews in Ethiopia. Thousands Left Behind Disagree.

As final flights of Falash Mura leave for Israel, a community of Hebrew-speakers finds it is neither Jewish nor Ethiopian enough

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Stoudemire Applying for Israeli Citizenship

The New York Knick is undergoing the citizenship process, his agent reports

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Childhood Memories of a Year in Israel, Followed by a Lifetime in Exile

Right after Tisha B’Av in 1979, my family left Israel—and splintered into pieces. Despite my hopes, I never made it back.

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Ethiopian Mass Aliyah to End in August

Two final flights with 400 passengers will leave for Israel later this summer

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Sundown: Turkey and Israel Near Reconciliation

Plus, a most-wanted Nazi gets arrested and Proust gets impersonated

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‘Lost’ Indian Jews Come Home

Shut out for years, this week Bnei Menashe Jews moved to Israel. Why did the government change its policy?

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A Doctor Without Borders

An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia

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Israel Made My Parents Cool

When I was a kid, my folks were ordinary suburbanites. Then they retired, made aliyah, and got hip.

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The Stakes of Being Skinny

My Israeli roommate and I both grew up reed-thin. The implications for him as a soldier are far more profound.

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