Russian Immigrants

Russian Immigrants

National-religious rabbinical association Tzohar
Tzohar rabbis: Happy, halachic, and in love with the Jewish people

The media are wrong: Politics isn’t always the answer – leadership is.

14/01/2020
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.

07/01/2020
Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak addresses a panel of world religious leaders in Astana, Kazakhstan.
‘Change Law of Return,’ says chief rabbi following FSU ‘non-Jews’ comments

The chief rabbi went on to defend himself, insisting that he had already said but would repeat that the majority of immigrants from the former Soviet Union were Jewish

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Russian-speaking immigrants to Israel in a Rishon Lezio
Netanyahu continues push for Russian vote

Likud increases spending on cameras in Arab sector.

30/07/2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosts Yisrael Beytenu members who shifted to Likud July, 2019
Netanyahu hosts Yisrael Beytenu defectors

"For him, a word is just a word and zero accomplishments," Netanyahu said.

16/07/2019
Liberman Netanyahu
Netanyahu appoints adviser on Russian immigrants to fight Liberman

PM's spokesman said Liberman was "delusional" for comparing his own sector to animals and that it was Liberman, not Netanyahu, who is panicking.

14/06/2019
The singer, the scientist and the financial wizard

“In terms of my overall mindset, I consider myself Israeli,” Maximilian says. “Yet my ‘Russian’ values are very much ingrained within my work ethic and manners.”

An agonizing dance

Boris Fishman’s memoir ‘Savage Feasts’ provides insight into the immigrant struggles of a Soviet Jewish family.

By ELAINE MARGOLIN
21/03/2019
Report on racism in Israel shows significant rise in reported incidents

The complaints mainly addressed racist statements and publications, discrimination in receiving service, discrimination in employment, racism by the police and racism in education.

21/03/2019
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