law of return israel

Do we need to talk about the Law of Return? - Analysis

The Law of Return was designed to provide a refuge for Jews, those who identify as Jewish, as well as anyone who is identified by the oppressors of Jews as Jewish

Man blowing the shofar at Ben-Gurion International Airport.
Ingathering Jewish exiles, even those who think differently

Israel's Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef took a page out of former US President Bill Clinton's playbook when he blamed the country's woes on Russian immigrants.

Children from the former Soviet Union at an IFCJ-sponsored camp. (FJC)
In Former Soviet Union, Jewish kids flock to summer camps

In summer 2019, the Federation of Jewish Communities has run over 80 programs in seven states.

Boycotts and BDS

Israel’s challenged democracy faces a lot of true concerns. One of those challenges which is often presented, which I don’t agree with, is Israel’s Law of Return.

Deri keeps Sharansky waiting on Ugandan community meeting

The Abayudaya community in Uganda currently comprises of some 2,000 people, which began adopting Jewish religious practices at the beginning of the 20th century.

The big challenges facing Israeli legislators this season

Haredi conscription, Netanyahu’s investigations, the Jewish nation-state bill, foreign-funded NGOs and the state budget are only some of the topics on the Knesset's already crowded agenda.

Rabbi Menachem Hacohen, a former MK who also presided as chief rabbi of Romania.
Conversion in Israel: Why is it such a mess?

Rabbi Menachem Hacohen, a former MK, who also presided as chief rabbi of Romania, says there were relatively few conversion cases in Israel until 1967.

Racing toward disaster: Israel's unsustainable population bomb

There was a time when having a large family in Israel may have been a patriotic act.

Three new consumer laws

Things that all shoppers in Israel should know.

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