After involvement in the Wagner mercenary group's violent war efforts, one defector fled and began seeking asylum in Norway.
After a six-month closure, malpractice at the Bnei Brak branch of Israel’s Immigration Authority has left hundreds waiting in long lines to get their visas renewed.
As a nation built by people who once sought asylum, Israel must consider how the nation treats those currently seeking the same protection.
Two Russian dissidents defected from Russia before being deployed to Ukraine. After a 5-day journey to Alaska, they now await the result of their asylum claim in the US.
The interior minister compared the practice to male circumcision, saying that to treat them differently in the law would be "absurd."
Opinion: Administration favoring white, mostly Christian refugees over other groups.
While most of the 28,000 asylum-seekers in Israel live in Tel Aviv, those in Haifa, numbering up to 800, are far less visible.
Separated from his family, Hassan says he fled from Sudan to Egypt and on through the Sinai desert into Israel, where he has been living in immigration limbo for 11 years.
It is the second attempt by a group of airline passengers to gain entry to Spain in less than two weeks.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.