Tal, who was born in North Carolina, said that as an American Israeli, an important part of his job as a parliamentarian is to maintain a steady connection with his constituents.
“I am very honored to be helping olim from all over the world.”
About 25,000 new immigrants (olim) arrived in Israel in 2021, 5,000 more than last year.
Grandparents will also be able to get approval for travel to grandchildren’s lifecycle events, for the first time since start of the pandemic.
The Yad L'Olim organization sent a letter to the PM and A-G demanding to find a solution for thousands of olim who work and have close family in the US.
New exceptions to travel from nations under a travel ban are on the way as the “exception committee” is flooded by requests.
Unlike the 2014 war between Ukraine and Russia, which only witnessed violence in small pockets of Ukraine’s eastern frontier, a full-scale invasion guarantees a refugee crisis.
Born in Ukraine, Svetlana made aliyah with her mother and maternal grandparents when she was three years old.
Corona has created opportunities for individuals, communities and countries, exposing issues that can no longer be swept under the rug of reality
Several aspects of a Jerusalem concert were genuinely moving.