Story – Tens of thousands of dissidents, entrepreneurs, intellectuals or artists are currently choosing to leave.
Correspondent in Jerusalem
Russian authorities are threatening to ban the Jewish Agency’s activities in their territory, accusing an organization specializing in migration to Israel of violating the law on data collection from Russian citizens. The warning did not explicitly call for the agency to cease operations in Russia, but it was a warning.
Many Russian Jews immigrated to Israel from the beginning War against Ukraine Last February. They are driven by international sanctions that limit their activities and are driven by political persecution of opponents and other activists. The event is called “Alya Putin,” referring to the process that grants Jews, children or grandchildren of Jews, the right to fast-track Israeli citizenship. Tens of thousands of dissidents, entrepreneurs, intellectuals or artists are now choosing to leave…
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