“There is a responsibility to include all voices and to reach out to those who may not be there currently, whether it’s an age or generational lack of involvement,” said the head of the Nefesh B’Nefesh Institute for Aliyah Policy and Strategy.

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“All the times we were here as tourists were a lot of fun, but you don’t know what it’s like until you put your skin in here. Once you do that jump of hope, you start seeing life in a new way, through Israeli glasses,” says Shira Denise Kilemnic Mac.

The post ‘Feeling part of the story’: Having made the move, ‘olim’ and Israel mark Aliyah Day appeared first on JNS.org.

It “appears to be another attempt by terror-backed anti-Semitic groups operating under the BDS banner to undermine the only free and inclusive country in the Middle East,” Marc Greendorfer, founder of the Zachor Legal Institute, told JNS.

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“We gather in Brussels with Jewish leaders from Europe and watch, in front of our eyes, how anti-Semitism continues to grow year after year,” said Rabbi Menachem Margolin, chairman of the European Jewish Association, who placed blame on politicians “who are content with declarations but ignore the real problems of the Jews of Europe.”

The post European Jewish Association submits plan to safeguard religious rights across continent appeared first on JNS.org.

Nearly one-third of respondents in Austria, Hungary and Poland say Jews will never be able to fully integrate into society • About one-third in Romania, France and the Czech Republic think secret Jewish network influences political, economic affairs in world.

The post New European-wide survey reveals disturbing findings of anti-Semitism, anti-Israel bias appeared first on JNS.org.

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven: “Anti-Semitism differs from other forms of racism; [it] is in itself a conspiracy theory based on notions of Jewish powers and Jewish interest, and the secret desire to rule the world. It is a specific toxic form that drives conspiracy theories.”

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