After years of planning and many obstacles the Eisenberg family is excited to have finally made it to Israel and to start their new life here. When Daniel and Chavi got married, they unanimously decided to make Aliyah and planned to do so a few years later after completing their university studies working in the US for a few years.
Based on the latest official figures reported by the Jewish Agency, the majority of new immigrants in the past year came from France. This can be attributed to a wave of strong anti-Semitism that is currently being experienced all over Europe.
Each year Israel Today distributes food packages to needy immigrants in absorption centers (Merkazei Klitah - in Hebrew) where many new immigrants experience their first home in Israel during a difficult transition period.