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  • Jews leaving France, Ukraine generate 50% increase in aliyah

    June 20, 2014 | 2:53 pm

    Jewish immigration to Israel during the first quarter of 2014 increased by 50 percent over the corresponding period last year, mainly due to arrivals from France and Ukraine.

    In total, immigration to Israel under its Law of Return for Jews and their descendants during the first...

  • Israel Kept Silent About Weapons of Mass Depiction and Weapons of Mass Distraction

    By Pini Herman

    March 21, 2013 | 2:02 pm

    Its been ten years since the invasion of Iraq and the “weapons of mass destruction” that were never found.  I can’t find any mention of Benjamin Netanyahu saying that he was mistaken when he spoke with absolute certainty about Iraq’s WMDs in September 2002 before the U.S. House...

  • Project to lure Jews out of Iran proves unsuccessful

    By Karmel Melamed

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Australian TV news crew visits Jews in Tehran Following the revelation in October that $10,000 per person was being offered by a Chicago-based Christian-Jewish nonprofit to encourage Jews to leave Iran and immigrate to Israel, organizers of the project in Israel and the United...
  • Eye-Popping Tale

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "The Golden Land: The Story of Jewish Immigration to America" by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin (Harmony Books, $29.95).

    Rabbi Joseph Telushkin begins this clever, coffee-table tome by noting that only three days after Spain's pious rulers, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, expelled their...