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The Economic Impact of Nefesh B'Nefesh Aliyah on the State of Israel

Deloitte Information Technologies Israel Ltd., October 2009

Since 2002, Nefesh B'Nefesh (NBN) has revitalized Aliyah (immigration to Israel) from the USA, Canada and UK, bringing over 23,000 Olim (new immigrants) to Israel. This represents the largest group of Olim to arrive from North America in over 20 years. Deloitte was  commissioned to analyze the financial contribution of Nefesh B’Nefesh Olim to the Israeli economy. The research, which incorporates Nefesh B’Nefesh data as well as the results of an extensive survey conducted in conjunction with Deloitte, determined the following:

-Nefesh B’Nefesh Olim return the government’s investment in them within one year.

-After five years, the government’s return on investment from NBN Olim is remarkably large and represents a significant source of revenues for the government.

Topic: Immigration, Survey, Economy

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

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