law of return israel

Lone soldier’s murder shows Israel’s Law of Return must be preserved - opinion

It was the Law of Return that allowed Mulchanov and his brother to make aliyah independently and join the IDF. This law permits any Jew, or even a grandchild of a Jew, to obtain Israeli citizenship.

01/09/2023

Right-wing Orthodox Jewish group urges government to limit Law of Return

The Chotam organization has launched a campaign by producing a short online video titled “Putting an end to non-Jewish immigration; making an amendment to the Law of Return.”

18/06/2023

Gov’t bill to force olim to wait a year before receiving permanent passport

Could restrict travel for new immigrants to the country during their first year

Austrian Jewish community head Ariel Muzicant.

EJC head to ‘Post’: Without Israel’s help, many Diaspora communities will disappear

Muzicant created an emergency program for European Jewry, with consultation of the local Jewish communities across the continent.

30/04/2023

Jewish blood is worth just as much as following the Jewish religion - opinion

Why should the grandchild of someone who converted from Judaism be excluded from the 'Law of Return'?

By COOKIE SCHWAEBER-ISSAN
30/04/2023

Avi Maoz submits bill to repeal Law of Return's Grandchild Clause

National Unity Party MK Ze'ev Elkin responded to this news, saying "are there any basic tenets of the existence of this country that [Maoz] won't try to destroy?"

Israeli gov't approves Ministerial Committee on Aliyah and Integration

The committee will be chaired by Ofir Sofer and will include a number of ministers, most of whom support amending the Law of Return

05/03/2023

Israeli FM sends letter to Diaspora Jewry to calm judicial reform fears - exclusive

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen: "Israel is a thriving democracy and any decisions that will be made, will reflect that."

20/02/2023

Letters to the Editor February 15, 2023: Sore losers

Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.

90 more Ukrainian refugees land in Israel

The Fellowship has aided more than 5,000 immigrants since the start of the war. This is the 28th charter flight to arrive in Israel full of olim.

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy