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At the age of 23, Los Angeles-born Maya Liss was told that she was too old to be an Israeli soldier when she immigrated. But Liss would not take no for an answer, and in late April, her fight to fight for her new country brought the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) corporal special...
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The aliyah organization Nefesh B’Nefesh says it has slashed18 percent of its staff and is cutting the salaries of its remaining employees.
The organization last week made across-the-board cuts of 15 employees. Salary cuts were instituted at all levels as well, according to Yael...
December 22, 2010 | 8:09 am
The final 1,000 new immigrants for 2010 are arriving in Israel.
The immigrants coming from 25 countries will arrive in Israel through the end of the year on special flights arranged by the Jewish Agency for Israel, the agency said in a statement. Some of the flights and the...