11,000 French Jews call Jewish Agency with interest to make Aliyah in month after Paris terror attacks

Data from the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption and the Jewish Agency show that 11,000 individuals called the telephone center of the Jewish Agency in France in January showing interest in making Aliyah to Israel – compared to 84,000 calls placed during all of 2014. The spark in interest in immigration to Israel comes a month after four Jewish Frenchmen were killed when an armed terrorist stormed a kosher supermarket located in the outskirts of Paris. On Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Absorption Minister Sofa Landver will present a new program to encourage immigration from France, Belgium and Ukraine for government approval. The estimated cost of the program stands at NIS 18 million.

via ynetnews.com

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