• Security guard at the Kalisher Absorption Center in Beersheva, moments after assisting in an emergency delivery. Mother and child are in good health after the early birth

    Mazal Tov! Security Guard Delivers Ethiopian Olah's Baby

    'We realized we didn’t have much time, and the baby is already on its way out'
    By Jewish Agency on 26 Aug 2013 / 20 Elul 5773
  • Gesher Theater still entertaining the masses two decades after their Aliyah from the former Soviet Union

    A Treasure of the Jewish Stage

    Gesher Theater bridges culture and tradition
    By Joshua Berkman on 26 Aug 2013 / 20 Elul 5773
  • Thousands of French Jews visited The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Aliyah Fair in Paris, which was held on Sunday, May 26.

    Thousands visit The Jewish Agency’s Aliyah Fair in Paris

    Olim and Israel Experience participants from France on the rise
    By Jewish Agency on 26 Aug 2013 / 20 Elul 5773
  • New immigrants playing volleyball in the court donated by tourists

    One for the team

    Tourists donate a volleyball court to Beit Alfa-Gilboa Absorption Center
    By נתן רועי on 05 May 2013 / 25 Iyar 5773
  • Ethiopian youth revel at pre-bar & batmitzva - L"ag B'Omer bonfire ​ TEASER: 'There's no comparison between their experiences and mine," said an older Ethiopian counselor  ALT: "It's totally different," the madrich said, noting that even the pre-aliyah pr

    Ethiopian youth revel at pre-bar and bat-mitzvah Lag B'Omer bonfire

    "There's no comparison between their experiences and mine," said an older Ethiopian counselor
    By Dave Bender on 28 Apr 2013 / 18 Iyar 5773
  • Betina Schnaid

    Olah's bright art belies sad inspiration

    'I was not just representing Israel; I was representing a new life in a new country - but an old dream come true'
    By Margot Saffer on 13 Feb 2013 / 3 Adar 5773
  • Recent Ethiopian olim and educator Orly David at the rehearsal for Israel's Memorial/Independence Day ceremony at Mt. Herzl in Jerusalem

    New olim sing for peace on Memorial Day

    Four new immigrants celebrate their first Yom Ha'Atzmaut as israeli citizens
    By Margot Saffer on 11 Apr 2013 / 1 Iyar 5773
  • IDF Sgt. Ezra Adana proudly hold his 'Outstanding Soldier' certificate, at the conclusion of an award ceremony held in Ma'alot-Tarshsha in northern Israel

    Outstanding Adana

    Ethiopian-born lone soldier recognized as an Outstanding Soldier
    By נתן רועי on 11 Apr 2013 / 1 Iyar 5773
  • Potential olim learn about options and opportunities of life in Israel at a recent Aliyah Fair held in Manhattan

    Israeli healthcare spurs new olim

    'We would have made Aliyah anyway, but [affordable healthcare in Israel] is an added bonus'
    By Joshua Berkman on 19 Mar 2013 / 8 Nisan 5773
  • Issac Frianta: From Saloniki to Tel Aviv

    Aliyah Tales: From Saloniki to Tel Aviv

    'All my life I thought that Israel is the right place for all Jews'
    By נתן רועי on 18 Mar 2013 / 7 Nisan 5773