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Great News For Gay Jews

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it will now allow Jews to immigrate to Israel with their non-Jewish same-sex spouses. In a directive publicized Tuesda...

Sophia Jones

Hundreds of French Jews Immigrate To Israel During Gaza Offensive | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

JERUSALEM -- Undeterred by the relentless rounds of cross-border hostilities between Israel and Hamas, hundreds of French Jewish immigrants gleefully ...

Visit to an Ethiopian Absorption Center: 'Welcoming Immigrants With Open Arms'

Annie Gersh | Posted 04.07.2014 | Teen
Annie Gersh

Every country has immigrants. Israel, however, is one of the only countries that have absorption centers to provide their immigrants with a soft landing and introduction to the country. I had the opportunity to visit one such center, the Mevasseret Zion Absorption Center.

Our Immigration Debate: A Matter of National Importance

Rabbi Daniel Lehmann | Posted 10.13.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Lehmann

For both Israel and the United States, countries established by immigrants, the question of how laws should deal with immigrants seeking a better life and how to properly integrate them into society goes to the heart of people's perceptions of national character and identity.

Israel Sending Thousands Of Migrants To Unknown African State

AP | MAX J. ROSENTHAL | Posted 08.03.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel has reached an agreement to send thousands of African migrants to an unidentified country, according to a court document obta...

'Lost Tribe' Moves To Israel

AP | BY LAUREN E. BOHN | Posted 12.24.2012 | Religion

JERUSALEM -- Dozens of Jews who claim to be the descendants of a lost biblical Jewish tribe emigrated to Israel on Monday from their village in northe...

A Policy of Dignity: Honoring the Rights of Israel's African Refugees

Kumera Genet | Posted 08.21.2012 | World
Kumera Genet

Many Israelis feel that the growing number of African migrants is a threat to Israeli sovereignty at worst or at least a drain on public resources. So who are these African migrants?

South Sudanese Migrants' Exodus From Israel

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel was forcing 120 South Sudanese to leave the country on Sunday, starting what could develop into a deportation of thousands of unau...

Israel Finances Border Fence To Keep Out Illegal African Migrants

AP | By AMY TEIBEL | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli Cabinet voted unanimously Sunday to finance a $160 million program to stanch the flow of illegal African migrants by stepping...

Israeli Leaders Slam Bill Clinton Over Immigrant Comments

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli leaders have sharply criticized Bill Clinton over comments the former U.S. president made this week calling Russian immigran...

Israel To Expel Children Of Migrant Workers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Sunday approved new residency criteria that could result in the deportations of hundreds of children of migrant workers. ...

Micky Louis Mayon, KKK Member, To Be Escorted Back To US

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two U.S. marshals are being sent to escort an alleged KKK fugitive wanted by the FBI who has been arrested in Israel back to the U.S., reports CNN. M...