Anti-Semitism Drives 28% Jump in Aliyah

Aliyah to Israel jumped 28 percent in the past Jewish year, according to the Jewish Agency for Israel, for a total of 24,800 — the highest figure in five years.

Hasidic Pilgrims Fined $15K for Ukraine Tent City

The Jewish community of Uman paid the city approximately $15,000 in fines for erecting an unlicensed tent city for holiday pilgrims.

French Jews Move Toward National Front as Right Pushes Fight on 'Islamization'

From the window of his Paris home, Michel Ciardi can see into the waiting room of a government welfare agency where a predominantly Arab and African crowd awaits government checks.


African Immigrants Cheer Israel Court Decision Shutting Jail

African immigrants in Israel are cheering the High Court’s order to close a much-reviled detention center. But asylum seekers still worry about their precarious future in the Jewish state.


British Candidate Suspended for 'Evil Israel' Tweets

A British parliamentary candidate from the Labor party has been suspended after a series of tweets in which she describes Israel as “evil” and questions why ISIS has not yet attacked it.

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