Aliyah

French Jews are emigrating to Israel by the tens of thousands. Their departure isn’t just about them; it’s about the end of the French idea.

Oct. 7 2015 12:01AM

While some French Jews move to Israel, others are bringing Israel to France.

Yossi Shain and Sarah Fainberg
Sept. 25 2015 12:01AM

The number of Jews leaving Russia rose steeply in 2014.

Roman Super and Claire Bigg
July 6 2015 12:01AM

A new film, By Air, Land, and Sea tells the story of those who made aliyah in the 30s and 40s.

Toldot Yisrael
April 23 2015 12:01AM

Yair Melchior, the chief rabbi of Denmark, has said that for Danish Jews to flee in the wake of a deadly attack on a Copenhagen. . .

Jonathan Tobin
Feb. 17 2015 12:01AM

In the wake of the terror attacks in Paris, some Israeli politicians have called on French Jews to move to Israel. Critics argued that it. . .

Yaakov Amidror
Feb. 9 2015 12:01AM

Nicolae Ceaușescu’s rule of Romania from 1965 to 1989 stood out for its brutality even among eastern-bloc dictatorships. Yet, unlike his Warsaw Pact colleagues, Ceaușescu. . .

Feb. 4 2015 12:01AM

One of the oldest Jewish communities in the diaspora, having survived successive waves of persecution, mostly departed for Israel following its independence in 1948. But. . .

Tom Finn and Tik Root
Jan. 27 2015 12:01AM

Historians customarily count ten waves of Jewish immigration (aliyot) to the land of Israel, beginning with the first in the 1880s and ending with the. . .

Amotz Asa-El
Jan. 21 2015 12:01AM

Immigration to Israel in 2014 was at its highest in a decade. No doubt, this had something to do with the wave of anti-Semitism sweeping. . .

Rom Lerner
Jan. 6 2015 12:01AM

The Bene Israel have lived in western India for over 900 years. The film Next Year in Bombay, written and produced by Jonas Parienté and. . .

Jonas Parienté and Mathias Mangin
Dec. 19 2014 12:01AM

In a recent editorial, a former head of Israel’s national intelligence agency proclaimed: “For the first time, I fear for the future of Zionism.” Such. . .

Amos Yadlin and Uri Sadot
Dec. 5 2014 12:01AM

The four rabbis murdered in last week’s terrorist attack on a Jerusalem synagogue came to Israel to devote themselves to the study of sacred texts,. . .

Giulio Meotti
Nov. 24 2014 12:01AM

With rising anti-Semitism abroad and growing prosperity at home, is Israel set to experience a new large-scale immigration?  

Yaakov Feitelson
April 17 2014 12:01AM