israel asylum seekers

Struggling asylum seekers call on government to release withheld funds

"Most asylum seekers aren’t eligible for any of these things. The government must release our money now, to prevent a real humanitarian disaster."

22/04/2020
Children at a kindergarten for asylum seekers in south Tel Aviv.

Urban philanthropy drives Tel Aviv toward better future

The priorities of philanthropists in recent years have shifted from nation-building to meeting the evolving needs of cities and their urban inhabitants.

27/02/2019

Is deportation of Israel’s Congolese asylum seekers wise?

From 1998 to 2008, 5.4 million Congolese died as a result of civil war. Most of the Congolese asylum seekers in Israel came during this period.

Lower court: Eritrean asylum seekers can be deported to country of origin

Judge Feshititsky gave migrants a small "consolation prize", saying that if deportation still is not feasible for any reason, the state should grant Eritreans permanent status in Israel.

 FluenTLV event this last Saturday night at Moodtlv

Tel Aviv start-up aims to change the world of language learning

FluenTLV pairs language learners with native speakers from Amharic to Tigrinya.

By ANIA BESSONOV
17/05/2018
Protestors demonstrate against Israel's plan to deport asylum-seekers

Israel to reopen migrant prisons after admitting deportation plan failed

MK Shelly Yacimovich said that the state's announcement is "a welcome step that will save Israel from committing a serious and harmful act."

African asylum seekers wait to apply for a visa in Bnei Brak, Israel

How a Jewish country should not deal with asylum seekers

The government's policy towards Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers fails to live up to Israel's moral standards.

By MICHAEL MERDINGER
21/04/2018
Residents of south Tel Aviv protest against African migrants living in their neighbourhood

South Tel Aviv leader says ‘national struggle’ to reject migrants

“The ‘rehabilitation’ of southern Tel Aviv is not just a local battle,” he said, “It is part of a greater national struggle.”

Protestors demonstrate against Israel's plan to deport asylum-seekers

New Israel Fund grantees asked Rwandan government not to accept migrants

New Israel Fund CEO: If such a letter led Rwanda to cancel an agreement, it's a failure of Israel’s foreign policy.

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