Israel Political Brief July 8, 2012: Israeli Government to Provide New Immigrant Students College Scholarships & Hebrew Language Schools

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Israeli government to support new immigrant students

Source: JTA, 7-8-12

Israel’s government has budgeted more than $10 million to provide college scholarships and Hebrew language schools to new immigrants.

The Cabinet decision Sunday to continue to financially support the Immigrant Absorption Ministry Student Authority is “ensuring the continuation of its joint projects with the Jewish Agency which, due to budgetary constraints, faced uncertain futures,” according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief July 8, 2012: Israel Will Bring in Remaining Ethiopian Immigrants

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Israel will bring in remaining Ethiopian immigrants

Source: JTA, 7-8-12

Israel’s government agreed to expedite the arrival of the final Ethiopian immigrants waiting to come to Israel.

Under the plan approved Sunday by the Cabinet, some 2,200 Falash Mura — Ethiopians whose ancestors converted from Judaism to Christianity — will be brought to Israel by March 2014….READ MORE

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