Differences Between Katin Chozer & Ezrach Oleh

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If you have an Israeli background (eg. born in Israel, born abroad to Israeli parent, etc.,) it is important to establish your Aliyah status and benefits. Below you will find articles which explain the two most common Aliyah statuses granted to people with prior Israeli citizenship.

Please be in touch with Nefesh B’Nefesh with your specific questions: aliyah@nbn.org.il

KATIN CHOZER

Who is a Katin Chozer (KC)?
Generally, a KC is someone who received Israeli citizenship in Israel and left before the age of 14.*

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EZRACH OLEH

Who is an Ezrach Oleh (EO)?
An Israeli citizen born abroad to at least one parent who held Israeli citizenship at the time of their birth.*

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*This is not a complete definition of the Aliyah status and is not sufficient to determine true Aliyah status.