I've heard a lot that making Aliyah to Israel is really good, that it's a mitzvah and even that it's an obligation if you can. But how important it is to make Aliyah? Could you give me references/quotes?


Rabbi Moshe Feinstein ruled that there is no obligation to move to Israel nowadays, but if one does they fulfill a positive mitzvah of the Torah. See Igros Moshe, Even Ha'ezer (a), page 253, last paragraph of responsa 102.

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    Could you please edit in your source from Rav Moshe (where he said this)? – Scimonster Oct 26 '15 at 15:09
  • I put the source in at the end of the answer. I hope it is clear. If not, tell me and I will try to be more clear. Sorry for the delay in editing it in. – user11308 Oct 28 '15 at 7:14

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