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Posts Tagged: Jewish emigration

September 24, 2014 10:36 am

Highest Number of New Immigrants in Israel Are From Ukraine, Russia, and France

The final group of new immigrants for the Jewish year of 5774 arrived in Israel on Monday. Some 140 arrivals from Russia and Ukraine arrived at...

October 23, 2013 8:57 am

Keeping Israel a Jewish State

As the Israelis and Palestinians negotiate, Prime Minister Netanyahu has made recognition of the Jewish right to a homeland in Israel "the most important key...

November 4, 2012 12:01 pm

Refusenik’s Translated Memoir Offers Rare Glimpse Into Soviet Oppression

"With neither family nor human warmth, it was an existence lived against the grain of human nature." That is how Yosef Mendelevich remembers the deprivations of...

May 25, 2012 10:27 am

On Shavuot: The Power of Imagination and Tradition

There's a Jewish internet dating service (amongst the many) called "Saw You at Sinai". I guess its name derives from the famous argument of...

April 30, 2012 10:14 am

Tea Party Opportunist Takes on Lugar in Indiana – But Turns Out to be a Mr. Softee

Six-term incumbent Indiana Republican Senator Richard Lugar is facing off in a close race against upstart challenger Richard Mourdock, the state treasurer, who is, according...


New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...


US Justice Department Charges Teen Over JCC Bomb Threats - The US Justice Department filed criminal charges Friday against an Israeli-American teenager who is accused of making more than 150 bomb threats against Jewish institutions in early 2017, stoking...


Palestinian Teen Arrested After Stabbing, Wounding 4 in Tel Aviv Attack

Israeli police say an 18-year-old Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested. It remains unclear whether Sunday's attack was politically motivated.

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Asks UN to Help on Permanent Ceasefire With Israel - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri asked the United Nations Friday for help in forging a permanent cease-fire with Israel, ending what he called the Jewish state’s “continuous violations” of...