But Jewish Agency, Nefesh B’Nefesh find aliyah inquiries still at peak
The warning came during a talk discussing budget cuts of Nativ, an independent administrative unit in the Prime Minister's Office that is in charge of determining the eligibility to make aliyah.
In the first half of June, over 900 applications have been submitted to the group for making the move to Israel, or aliyah, compared to 399 in June 2019.
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New Aliyah Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata adds that she intends to bring all remaining members of Falash Mura in Ethiopia to Israel, saying ‘It’s not Jewish to divide parents from children.’
The immigrant was on a plane with 49 others who arrived in Israel on June 9.
Thousands of families newly immigrated to Israel within the last year, ineligible for aid from the National Insurance, will be eligible for the grant.
That would constitute almost double the average of recent years.
Like other educational institutions, ulpans were shuttered when the COVID-19 pandemic struck but have remained close until now, while numerous other educational frameworks reopened several weeks ago.
The poll also found that a vast majority of French-speaking Israelis (90%) support an annexation of parts of the West Bank.