Published on 13 July 2015

Israel: 3K French Jews to Make Aliya this Summer

"Every plane that arrives in Israel strengthens Israel and strengthens the French Jews who have come home," Elkin said. 

Published in CBN News July 7, 2015
Some 130 French Jews arrived in Israel Monday, with an additional 400 expected by week's end, in the first leg of a summer aliyah that's expected to bring up to 3,000 new immigrants from France, according to The Jewish Agency.
Another 80 French tourists who decided to make Israel their home also received their citizenship.
Summer is an ideal time for families with school age children to make aliyah - immigrate to Israel under the Law of Return, which says if you have one Jewish grandparent, you're eligible for Israeli citizenship.
Last year, more French Jews immigrated to Israel than from any other country, in part as a result of rising anti-Semitism and a spate of recent terror attacks, including one this past weekend... Read more.