Guide

“Essentially, all Jews everywhere are Israeli citizens by right”

Israeli Parliament, 1950
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Law of Return

The Law of Return 5710 (1950)*

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When Experts Are Needed

​Israeli consulates do not accept documentation in anything other than its first issuance. This means Jews with lost or destroyed documents can’t just request a new copy from the state.

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Prophecies Already Fulfilled or in Progress

The land of Israel given to Abraham’s, Isaac’s, and Jacob’s descendants

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Roadblocks on the Long Way to Israel

Today in the Former Soviet Union, Jewish applicants for repatriation face the Israeli consular policy of verbal refusals with no written explanation, which means a lack of transparency.

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A Brief History of Post-Soviet Repatriation

A long history of antisemitism in the former Soviet Union (FSU) caused large numbers of Jews to flee Russia and the fourteen former Soviet republics.

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Opaque Requirements and the Burden of Proof

Opaque Requirements Lead to a Lack of Transparency in Consulates

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Significant Historical Events and Prophecies Fulfilled

Genesis 15:18 (NIV) 18 On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram and said, “To your descendants I give this land, from the Wadi[a] of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates—

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Law of Return

The Law of Return 5710 (1950)*

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When Experts Are Needed

​Israeli consulates do not accept documentation in anything other than its first issuance. This means Jews with lost or destroyed documents can’t just request a new copy from the state.

“An oleh's visa shall be granted to every Jew who has expressed his desire to settle in Israel”

The Law of Return, 1950, Israel
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Roadblocks on the Long Way to Israel

Today in the Former Soviet Union, Jewish applicants for repatriation face the Israeli consular policy of verbal refusals with no written explanation, which means a lack of transparency.

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Opaque Requirements and the Burden of Proof

Opaque Requirements Lead to a Lack of Transparency in Consulates

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Prophecies Already Fulfilled or in Progress

The land of Israel given to Abraham’s, Isaac’s, and Jacob’s descendants

“I will bring them out from the nations and gather them from the countries, and I will bring them into their own land. I will pasture them on the mountains of Israel, in the ravines and in all the settlements in the land”

Ezekiel, 34:13 NIV
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A Brief History of Post-Soviet Repatriation

A long history of antisemitism in the former Soviet Union (FSU) caused large numbers of Jews to flee Russia and the fourteen former Soviet republics.

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Significant Historical Events and Prophecies Fulfilled

Genesis 15:18 (NIV) 18 On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram and said, “To your descendants I give this land, from the Wadi[a] of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates—