‚Jewish Agency needs to invest more on aliya‘

17.11.2011                      20.Cheschwan. 5772


'Jewish Agency needs to invest more on aliya'

‘It’s shameful that a $300m. organization cannot afford to bring 900 olim from Russia,’ charges Aliya and Rescue Committee chairman.

Members of a Jewish Agency for Israel committee engaged in a heated debate at its Board of Governors meeting in Buenos Aires on Tuesday over its set of priorities and whether the organization has neglected aliya.
The chairman of the group’s Aliya and Rescue Committee, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, launched an all-out offensive following a report that said several hundred Russian-speaking Jews want to move to Israel this year but can’t because of lack of funds….