MK Ksenia Svetlova’s Aliyah Story

In this video (05:40), in Hebrew with English subtitles, Member of Knesset Ksenia Svetlova tells the story of her aliyah to Israel from the USSR following a rise in antisemitism, including the challenges of integrating into Israeli society and her appreciation for Israel’s people and culture. As an MK for the Zionist Union, Svetlova has worked toward supporting immigrants, encouraging Aliyah, advancing the Peace Process, fighting racism and discrimination, protecting the heritage of Jews from Arab countries, freedom of speech, and advocating for progressive denominations of Judaism in Israeli society.