Three Border Policemen injured in car-ramming attack near Ma'aleh Adumim
17-year-old Palestinian shot and killed after stabbing attempt in Hebron
Shin Bet: Terror attacks in Israel drop back to pre-escalation level
UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
Peace Now: PM okayed 20 outposts since 2009
Hazan named interim coach for Croatia friendly
Beersheba continues to increase gap over Mac TA
Teaching US pupils Hebrew from a computer screen in Israel
Lapid extends term as party head
Abdullah: Israel-Palestine stalemate 'a festering wound exploited by ISIS'
Israel, EU resume contacts after dispute over settlement product labels
Clooney, Coen brothers hailed at Berlinale int’l film festival opening
Looking for love
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Educator who saved Holocaust youth commemorated in his native Aachen
Poland to punish those who use the phrase "Polish death camp"
AJC demands Likud minister apologize to Reform Jews for 'disparaging remarks'
'If ribs were visible at Auschwitz, you were a candidate for crematorium'
Major escalation in Syria ahead of planned cease-fire
Saudi Arabia to send planes to Turkey for Islamic State fight
Turkish FM: Russia targeting schools, hospitals in Syria
World leaders focus on Syria at annual Munich Security Conference
Free Robert Levinson, Senate appeals to Iran in unanimous vote
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
Health scan: Always-accessible medical information for Israeli travelers
Think in advance what could happen
On Valentine’s Day, Israeli flowers are smelling better than ever
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: Monty Python and the Search for the Two-State Solution
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
For Zion's Sake: Israeli politicians – don’t pick horses in 2016
So where are the progressives?
Death on the roads
KNOW COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
My birthplace is not my home
Holy work honored
Keeping the moneyball in her court
Holland’s forgotten Jews
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
The Kotel,the state and Jewish peoplehood
Israel's First Ever Boyband Hi Five Reunites after 20 Years; Lead Singer Amir Fryszer Guttman: "Being in the closet during the band's years was the biggest mistake of my life."
Metaphors in the Torah: "The Circumcism of Abraham"
Who Will Succeed Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations? by YoungDiplomats
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.14.2016 | 5 Adar I, 5776
Relive the inspiration and excitement of the July 2015 Aliyah Charter Flight. Watch the new Olim celebrate their first moments in Israel and experience the joy of 221 dreams coming true.
By NEFESH B NEFESH
In Israel, volunteerism is a core part of the culture. Israeli children spend many hours each week involved in community projects through their youth movements.
In honor of the July 2015 charter flight, we checked in with four Olim from last year’s flight – and found them thriving with their family, building successful careers and giving back to the country.
Aliyah is a life changing event that affects everyone in the family. The way 8 year old Moshe Somers handled this change blew us away!
Relive the inspiration and excitement of the August 2015 Aliyah Charter Flight. Watch as the new Olim celebrate their first moments in Israel and experience the joy of 232 dreams coming true.
On her trip to Poland, Chelsea befriended her bus captain, Melinda. They sat beside each other on the bus and spoke about their shared desire to make Aliyah.
There are around 50,000 Jews in South Africa with annual aliya figures fluctuating around the 200 mark for the past several years.
By SAM SOKOL
Entrepreneur Aaron Frenkel recounts his role in flying Jews from the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe to Israel.
By STEVE LINDE
As children integrate and parents struggle, one mother wonders, “whether Israel really wants us or only our children.”
More than 7,900 French Jews made aliya in 2015, up 10% from the previous year, when the western European nation became the leading source of immigrants here with 7,000 olim.
“In Israel, we don’t feel threatened with imminent violence. The feeling of security with our police and army plus unity of the population reinforces the generalized feeling that we are not alone.”
Around 20% of Israelis in England hold only an Israeli passport; 21% hold dual citizenship, and 23% are dual citizens who were born outside of Israel, “mainly in the UK,” the report added.
The Justice Department has not yet revealed the terms of Pollard's release.
The IFCJ pledged nearly $90,000 to bolster security at 25 synagogues and schools run by Chabad, including in Paris and Toulouse.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
One of the key issues for the current board meeting was Jews from the former Soviet Union, who, combined, comprise “almost half of worldwide aliyah” at 47 percent of all immigrants.
A Jewish refugee recalls his journey from war-torn Ukraine to the Galilee.
The project will be jointly funded by the Israeli government and Diaspora organizations.
232 olim from North America – including 59 lone soldiers – arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport on Nefesh B’Nefesh flight.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Jewish Agency says Eckstein’s immigrants are complaining of missing luggage, ID cards
70 years of Communist repression left countless Ukrainian Jews disconnected from their Jewish heritage and tradition.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
La crise d’adolescence s’exacerbe avec l’aliya. Les ministères de l’Intégration et des Affaires sociales mobilisent donc leurs troupes. Objectif : prévenir la déscolarisation des adolescents issus de l’immigration française, en quête d’identité, afin de prévenir leur dérive
By KATHIE KRIEGEL
Le regard de la société israélienne sur les nouveaux immigrants s’est modifié. Il aura permis d’organiser le Forum des associations francophones en Israël. Etat des lieux
Les habitants de Madagascar seraient-ils presque tous descendants d’israélites de l’Antiquité ? Et qui sont les quelques juifs qui vivent aujourd’hui sur l’île ?
By WILLIAM F.S. MILES
Every immigrant is familiar with the feeling of helplessness when they have an issue but have no idea where to turn.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Rehavia still thought of as one of Jerusalem’s high-class residential areas, with a distinctive central European accent and the continued presence of the Prime Minister’s Residence.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Designer Jason Kipp, 28, a Minnesota-born designer living in Israel creates jewelry with perfectly-scaled maps of Jerusalem, Berlin and Istanbul.
By SIMONE SOMEKH
Bill sponsor Robert Ilatov says it is important because it salutes immigrants and thanks them for their contributions to Israel.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Panel calls on Israel to provide funding to increase the number of languages in which mental health services are provided.
Dentists who have been working for at least 5 years would be exempt from taking a test; Certified occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and dietitians will be able to practice.
Foreign lawyers blindsided by new exam may leave country.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
As a survivor of the Hyper Cacher shooting in Paris, Patrice Oualid says his body and heart are wounded forever, but his philanthropic Lev Tov organization offers him a sign of hope.
Bill would require Knesset, state institutions and educational system to devote one day every year to immigrants.
Aliya has been on the rise in recent years, driven largely by the flow of immigrants from France and Ukraine; IFCJ to double size of its aliya program.
Poor language skills, and differences in academic and professional accreditation serve as barriers.
9,000 waiting in Addis Ababa and Gondar, MK Naguise: This is a ‘great day for the Jewish people’
“They must be brought to Israel and reunited with their families. They are undivided part of our community,” says MK Abraham Naguise.
This figure was some 85 percent lower than last year, which saw 1,355 Ethiopians arrive in Israel.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The conditions of Pollard's parole have not yet been released but they are expected to include a ban on him leaving the US for five years and he is to be forbidden from giving interviews.
By GIL HOFFMAN
In addition to 546 from France, Ra'anana's mayor said there were nearly 300 English speakers and miscellaneous newcomers from Turkey, Italy, South America, and even Morocco.
Olim came from 97 countries this year including one each from Andorra, Angola, Namibia, Paraguay, the Philippines and Slovakia.
Knesset committee: increase support for new immigrants
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Although making aliya was hardly a foregone conclusion, Israel was always part of Weisz’s life.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Profile of Elisheva Auerbach, 93, who made aliya from Amsterdam, via Bergen-Belsen to Herzliya in 1944.
By GLORIA DEUTSCH
Gillian Braunold, 60 From London to Zichron Ya’akov , 2012.
Hillel Fuld From Queens, NEW YORK To Jerusalem , 1993.
Shashi Ishai, 60, from New Jersey to Netanya, 2009
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
Mervyn ‘Rocky ’ Muravitz, 75, who made aliya from Durban to Ramat Gan in 1977.
Norman Feingold, 90 From Manchester to Netanya, 2008.
Australian-Jewish philanthropist Harry Triguboff is working to streamline the integration process for Jews from the former Soviet Union.
Efrat and Elli Schorr, 41, from Silver Spring, Maryland, to Alon Shvut in 2005.
Profile of Goldie Hollander, 60, who moved from Antwerp to Ramat Hasharon in 1975.
Today the National Childbirth Education Center has been dissolved, but in its heyday people like Blumfield did important work.
Noble has built an extremely successful career as a dispensing optician by day and is a very versatile musician by night.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
Following are a few remnants and stray yarns, accumulated over the last year, that may or may not suggest a pattern.
By PHILIP GOLD
Bonds are strong among those immigrants housed in Haifa’s Mahaneh David in the 1960s.
Changing the view is a metaphor for many adjustments in our lives.
The homecoming of Batya Wieczorek.
By MICHAEL FREUND
"The Gifted Experience" seeks to "strengthen the positive and honest approach to life experiences" through "networking with the online community."
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
A round-up of news from around the nation.
The Bnei Menashe never forgot who they are or where they came from – or to where they would one day return.
Felix, 94, and Feiga, 90, met in Bergen-Belsen.
It is thus puzzling that those of us who long ago made the decision to move to and remain in Israel for life should be hesitant to cancel our bureaucratic affiliation with the country we left.
By RUTHIE BLUM
After 20 years, we'd changed so much. Everyone and everything does, of course. Why would I expect that we’d be exactly the same as when we first got together?
By BRIAN BLUM
Let’s gather in all the disparate elements of the entire Jewish people, including those who were once lost to us, and finally reunite them together as one in Zion.
"Somewhere between 6,000 and 9,000 Ethiopians who strongly identify with the Jewish community were being denied aliya."
By JEROME M. EPSTEIN
Pollard is expected to be welcomed by his wife, Esther, and his attorney, Eliot Lauer. They – and Pollard himself – have said that it is his dream to make aliya.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
We must face the many challenges of integrating Ethiopians with eyes wide open.
"Locking the door, I always thought, was just a given."
By HERB KEINON
My physical baggage made it with me to Israel this past summer, and my personal baggage came along for the ride, despite my best effort to once again run away from it.
By JUSTIN B. HAYET
‘YOU’RE HERE? All of you?’ said a voice in a thick Russian accent. I turned to the kids and counted.
By DALIA ROSENFELD
Life is never totally risky; but nor is it totally risk-free.
By JUDY MONTAGU
Israel can be a wonderful place, I thought to myself. If only it was filled with Norwegians.
In Israel, we are afraid of the other, of those that are different than us.
By ALAN FELD
This Rosh Hashana there are also quite a few reasons to be optimistic as we prepare for the beginning of the Jewish year.
Throughout the years, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has spent more than $180 million on aliya, bringing olim from all corners of the world to Israel.
By YAEL ECKSTEIN