A strong and prosperous Israel is not an end in itself.
An experience that will be at the center of the island’s new Jewish museum.
The post-coronavirus aliyah?
And helped do the same for the Ethiopians.
The People on the Beach.
Operation Rock of Israel.
As tracked through the waxing and waning value of the Hebrew words for “departees” and “descenders.”
Let the year end with its curses.
In anti- and post-Zionist circles, the verb of choice for immigrating to Israel has been replaced by something less romantic.
At the end of the 1980s, Israel was barely managing its finances and its security. Then a substantial part of the professional and cultural elite of a superpower showed up.
The Israeli journalist and author of our November essay joins us to talk about the lives featured in his work.
Unlike earlier waves of immigrants, the million East Europeans who made their way to the Jewish state in the 1990s managed to escape the cultural strip-mining that awaited them.
By showing themselves willing to swallow their scruples and raise the BLM banner, liberal Jews have surrendered to the anti-Zionist left.
Three decades ago, a million emigres from Eastern Europe arrived in Israel, increasing its population by 20 percent almost overnight and changing its culture forever. What’s their story?