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4,000 US immigrants moved to Israel this year, the highest annual figure since 1973

New immigrants from North America arrive on a special aliyah flight arranged by the Nefesh B'Nefesh organization, at Ben Gurion International Airport on August 14, 2019. (Flash90)
Illustrative: New immigrants from North America arrive on a special aliyah flight arranged by the Nefesh B'Nefesh organization, at Ben Gurion International Airport on August 14, 2019. (Flash90)

The Immigration and Absorption Ministry, Jewish Agency and Nefesh B’Nefesh announce that 27,050 new immigrants arrived in Israel this year.

The new arrivals included 4,000 immigrants from the United States, the highest figure since 1973.

Overall, immigration rose by 30 percent this year compared to 2020 but it remains below the annual figures recorded in the years preceding the COVID0-19 pandemic.

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