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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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Prelude and Fugue

There are men who leave you for another woman, and there are men who leave you for a man. Then there are those who dump you for God.

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State of Her Own

In March, we’re going to have a daughter in Israel, our chosen home. But recent events have us doubting if this is the best place to raise her.

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All-Israeli

Jon Scheyer, the best Jewish basketball player of his generation, led Duke to a championship and now plays for another powerhouse: Maccabi Tel Aviv

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Our Least Interesting Author

Comment of the Week

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Sweetening the Deal

Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well

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