More than 40 rabbis from all streams of Judaism will hold a prayer vigil and pre-Shavuot study session at the Holot detention center for African immigrants.
In the wake of the drowning death of hundreds of migrants from Libya trying to reach Italy, an Israeli government minister justified his country’s building of a fence to keep out migrants.
Escaping forced labor, trekking through the Sinai, and struggling to find refuge in Israel: that’s not just the Exodus narrative — it’s also the story of Tekle, an African refugee.
Israel and Rwanda are discussing a deal in which the East African nation would take in illegal migrants from the Jewish state in exchange for favorable contracts.
African immigrants detained in an Israeli jail celebrated Passover in a mock Seder last week. They did so as the threat of a real-life plague of deportation hangs over them.
Israel will begin deporting African migrants to third countries without their consent.
A Malian Muslim who hid shoppers from an Islamist gunman during an attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris will be given French nationality, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
Take it from renowned Holocaust scholar Yehuda Bauer. Judging by how Israel treats African asylum seekers, the country is forgetting Jewish history — and fast.
Israel’s parliament is trying again to keep thousands of undocumented immigrants behind bars. The high court has twice struck down similar laws.
The number of people who believe they are descendants of the Jews or the ancient Israelites about equals the number of officially recognized Jews.