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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...

  • Angelenos Make Aliyah Dream Reality

    By Kelly Hartog

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    It's 4 p.m. "Erev Christmas," and 21-year-old Adam Bodenstein is still rushing around his home in the Pico-Robertson area. He has yet to take a shower before Shabbat comes. In four days time, the Modern Orthodox UC Berkley graduate, who grew up in a Conservative household, will...

  • N. Hollywood Family Takes Plunge

    By Gaby Wenig

    August 14, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Mariah Edry, sits on a wooden garden swing in the hot Israeli sun, lazily watching her three children on the playground of Beit Canada, a Jerusalem absorption center.

    Yochai, one of her 2-year-old twins, chases a gray cat, while his sister, Emunah, climbs the slide ladder, crying...

  • Your Letters

    May 29, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Date Addict

    Amy, it's not some imaginary flaw in your profile that's attracting a lot of "commitment-phobic narcissists" ("True Confessions of a JDate Addict," May 16). There are a lot of commitment-phobic narcissists.

    When guys can expect sex even from nice, religious Jewish...

  • American Aliyah to Rise

    By Adam Wills

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Los Angeles resident George Giles, 26, Has been looking for a job in marketing ever since he was laid off five months ago. With the economy continuing to falter following Sept. 11 and a child on the way, George is hoping that his job search will be more fruitful in Israel.

    The Los...