Israel’s Knesset Proposes National Aliyah Day

New annual holiday would celebrate Jewish immigration to Israel

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

Rising Number of French Jews Making Aliyah

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

Two Women from ‘Lost’ Tribes Find a Home

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

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

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

Stoudemire Applying for Israeli Citizenship

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

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.

Ethiopian Mass Aliyah to End in August

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

Sundown: Turkey and Israel Near Reconciliation

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

‘Lost’ Indian Jews Come Home

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

A Doctor Without Borders

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

Israel Made My Parents Cool

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

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.

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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