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Dozens of Jewish refugees held up for hours at Ben-Gurion Airport

A plane full of Jewish refugees from Ukraine arrived at Ben-Gurion airport. Dozens were held for hours as the government announced entry leniencies.

An illustration of a bride and groom during a Civil marriage outside the Knesset, the Israeli parlia

Kahana mulls allowing civil marriage in exchange for repealing Law of Return

The Law of Return was passed in 1950 and entitles Jews to the right to relocate to Israel and acquire Israeli citizenship.

14/02/2022

David Ben Moshe: A Hunger Strike for Israeli citizenship

I love Israel and will always defend it, but the treatment that I have received since applying for citizenship, my automatic right as a Jew, is an embarrassment.

By DAVID BEN MOSHE
06/01/2022

Ethiopian aliyah must be accelerated - opinion

The Law of Return has allowed for tens of thousands of Ethiopians to make aliyah over the years.

By MICHAEL D. SIEGAL
14/12/2021
Calculating taxes

Hi-tech workers abroad to receive tax benefits if they return to Israel

The new policy is aimed at solving an acute labor shortage in Israel’s burgeoning technology industry.

  INTERIOR MINISTER Ayelet Shaked

Program to hire those eligible for law of return to Israeli hi-tech jobs

A new program will enable Israeli hi-tech companies to easily hire those who are eligible to immigrate to Israel under the law of return.

RABBI YAKOV HOROWITZ

Court rejects NIS 200k demand from rabbi who warned of US sex offender

Judge did rule that Horowitz needs to pay Weinberg, a convicted sex offender of minors, NIS 3,000 for two instances of defamation while rejecting the first & larger instance mentioned in the suit.

The High Court of Justice during a hearing

High Court rules Law of Return extends to widows of those eligible

The Law of Return grants a Jew, the child of a Jew, and the grandchild of a Jew the right to Israeli citizenship, along with their spouses.

Bring Addis, Gondar communities to Israel - opinion

Israel does not have the right to impose its religiously and historically unjustifiable restrictive views on who is considered a Jew outside of its borders.

By JOSEPH FEIT
19/07/2021

On this day: Law of Return passed to ensure citizenship for all Jews

The Law of Return remains controversial in Israel among those on the Right, who think it lets non-halachic Jews make aliyah, and on the Left, who note a double-standard for Arabs and Palestinians.

05/07/2021
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