What is Aliyah, and why is it so important to Israel?
In Israel, Yom HaAliyah, or Aliyah Day, begins at sundown on October 13th and ends at sundown on October 14th. Aliyah means immigration to Israel, and this national holiday celebrates the millions of Jews who have returned to their biblical homeland and their contribution to the state of Israel. Since its founding, The Fellowship has helped more than 750,000 Jews from around the globe – the former Soviet Union, Europe, South America, Arab and Muslim countries – make aliyah. Test your knowledge on this celebration that is unique to Israel with our quiz.