Jewish Agency: Signs point to anti-Semitism in Miami shooting

Jewish Agency chief says shooting outside of Miami Beach area synagogue has the hallmarks of anti-Semitic attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 11:42 AM

Watch: New immigrants welcomed upon landing in Israel

Hundreds of immigrants from France, South America and Eastern Europe land in Israel. Absorption Minister: 'Significant increase in Aliyah.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2019, 7:21 PM

Israel looks to form elite group of 'Diaspora ambassadors'

Jewish Agency teaming up with Ruderman foundation to train Israeli emissaries who worked abroad to serve as 'Diaspora Ambassadors'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 2:14 PM

Pro-Israel Christian organization renews ties with Jewish Agency

Jewish Agency and International Fellowship for Christians and Jews renew collaboration after 5-year split.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/12/2019, 12:12 AM

Jewish Agency chair: 'A matter of time before more casualties'

Jewish Agency Board of Governors to governments: Adopt international definition of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 10:43 AM

Roman Abramovich gives record $5 million to combat anti-Semitism

Russian-Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich donates $5 million to the Jewish Agency, the largest donation ever for combating anti-Semitism.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/14/2019, 7:43 AM

Jewish Agency and JFNA will assist wildfire victims

Jewish Agency and Jewish Federations of North America to provide immediate assistance to families who lost their homesArutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2019, 4:14 PM

Jewish communities help Warsaw's Jews rediscover faith

Jewish Agency launches unique partnership between Jewish communities in America, Israel, Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 2:16 PM

Olim to celebrate 'Week of the South'

2,000 olim to celebrate life in Israel's south with week of activities throughout the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 3:38 PM

'We hope the next Knesset will be calmer than this one'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog speak with Jewish students in seven locations worldwide.Mordechai Sones, 3/14/2019, 1:53 PM

Jewish Agency to lead its first-ever mission to Mexico

Delegation to spend time with Mexico's Jewish community to better understand country’s Jewish life and see what can be learned for US Jewry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 11:27 AM

'We don't actually tell people to make aliya'

Jewish Agency's Michael Siegal says organization doesn't push immigration to Israel, won't take sides in Israeli politics.Yoni Kempinski, 3/1/2019, 10:24 AM

Operation Yehudith underway: 80 Ethiopian Olim arrive in Israel

83 Ethiopian immigrants (Olim) land at Ben Gurion Airport.Orli Harari, 2/5/2019, 2:08 AM

Watch: The Super Bowl explained by Israelis

Jewish Agency's Israeli emissaries discuss what they've learned (and it's not much) about America's favorite sport.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/1/2019, 9:40 PM

Security guard thwarted attack on Jewish Agency rep in Paris

Security guard thwarted an anti-Semitic assault on the top representative of the Jewish Agency for Israel in France, witness says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/23/2019, 10:12 PM

Ahead of new year, immigration on the rise

Jewish Agency figures reveal 5% rise in 'Aliyah' during 2018, including 45% increase from Russia.Yoni Kempinski, 12/30/2018, 1:33 PM

Herzog: Orthodox, Reform, Conservative will respect each other

Jewish Agency Chairman Yitzhak Herzog tells North American Jewry at Jewish Federation GA Israel-Diaspora divide an existential threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2018, 4:57 PM

Documents proving Yemenite immigrants' property theft revealed

Documents prove institutionalized looting of Yemenite immigrant property including ancient manuscripts, art objects.Mordechai Sones, 10/21/2018, 12:07 PM

How many Jews are there in the world?

Statistics show slight rise in number of Jews in Israel and around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 12:21 AM

Celebrating 70 years of Aliyah with 700 Olim

Jewish Agency holds festive event at Ben Gurion Airport with hundreds of Olim who came in one day from France, Russia, Argentina and Brazil.Yoni Kempinski, 7/23/2018, 10:04 PM

Yitzhak Herzog leaves Knesset

Former Labor party leader and new head of Jewish Agency bids farewell to the Knesset after 15 years of service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 9:11 PM

Herzog's parting speech: Be careful how you talk

Chairman of opposition leaves Knesset to head Jewish Agency. 'Understand that every word here can ignite a fire among our people in vain.'Hezki Baruch, 7/11/2018, 5:08 PM

Herzog walks back comment calling intermarriage a ‘plague’

New Jewish Agency head says comment comparing intermarriage to a plague was misunderstood.JTA, 6/28/2018, 9:51 PM

Israel allocates $2.48 million to Jewish Agency school program

Jewish Agency's Global School Twinning Network pairs Israeli schools with Jewish schools in the Diaspora.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 6:33 PM

Tzipi Livni to return as opposition leader?

Outgoing opposition leader Isaac Herzog recommends Hatnuah leader Tzipi Livni replace him as leader of opposition.David Rosenberg, 6/25/2018, 12:04 PM

'Inconceivable that Reform stages coup'

Coalition Chairman sharply criticizes Herzog appointment to chair Jewish Agency, threatens agency budget.Mordechai Sones, 6/24/2018, 2:35 PM

It's official: Herzog to head Jewish Agency

Herzog will take the new position on August 1, replacing Natan Sharansky, who has chaired the agency for the past 9 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2018, 9:59 AM

Bennett welcomes Herzog's appointment as Jewish Agency head

Jewish Home leader says Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog a great choice to lead Jewish Agency to try to mend relations with Diaspora.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2018, 5:56 PM

Yitzhak Herzog tapped to lead the Jewish Agency

Former Labor party leader, opposition head appointed leader of Jewish Agency, replacing Natan Sharansky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2018, 3:48 PM

Did Israel secretly airlift Yemenite Jews to Israel?

Arab media outlets report that Israel secretly airlifted hundreds of Yemenite Jews last month in covert operation with Saudi Arabia.Tzvi Lev, 3/22/2018, 6:11 PM

PM Netanyahu: Iran will succumb to pressure from the free world

At event honoring Natan Sharansky, PM Netanyahu calls on free world to pressure Iran to cease oppressing its citizens and neighbors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2018, 11:18 AM

Canadian siblings study in Israeli high school - for free

Naale offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Diaspora Jewish teens to achieve academic excellence in Israel - for free.Infomercial, 1/16/2018, 1:24 PM

Jewish Agency volunteers help Mexico recover from earthquake

Israeli volunteers in 2 Mexican communities hit by massive quake distribute food and water, treat injured.JTA, 9/18/2017, 10:09 PM

Iranian blogger to take Jewish Agency Hebrew courses

Blogger granted refuge in Israel after facing death sentence in Iran begins process of acclimation to her new home.Gary Willig, 8/14/2017, 5:41 PM

'Reform failed in America'

Former MK says Reform Movement wants Israeli Jews to assimilate, slams Reform for trying to dictate Israel's policies.Benny Tucker, 7/7/2017, 9:03 AM

200 to immigrate to Israel from France next week

This is to be the largest Aliyah flight from France and anywhere in Europe set to land in Israel this summer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 11:34 AM

Netanyahu freezes Conversion Law for six months

Prime Minister says implementation of Conversion Bill will be frozen until a team appointed by him formulates recommendations.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/30/2017, 8:32 PM

Jewish Agency invites Aerosmith frontman to apply for Aliyah

Invitation comes after concert last night in Tel Aviv, during which he told an estimated 50,000 fans that he is 'making Aliyah.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2017, 12:51 PM

Red tape delays Ethiopian migration to Israel

Jewish Agency says they're 'ready to receive' Ethiopian immigrants but haven't received names of candidates from government.AFP, 3/27/2017, 7:27 AM

Sharansky to stay an extra year as Jewish Agency chief

Natan Sharansky, chairman of the Executive for the Jewish Agency for Israel, will head the organization for an extra year.JTA, 3/1/2017, 6:29 AM

Jewish Agency brings 1,100 French high school students to Israel

1,100 French seniors from Jewish high schools have come to Israel as part of the annual 'Seniors in Blue and White' program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2016, 5:02 PM

Jewish Agency to provide aid to fire victims

Jewish Agency for Israel to provide immediate financial assistance to families across Israel who cannot return to their homes.Ben Ariel, 11/28/2016, 4:45 AM

'Nobody's telling the Orthodox to be less so'

Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Conservative Movement Head blasts UNESCO, misses the point of gender separation in Orthodox synagogues.Yoni Kempinski, 11/2/2016, 9:38 PM

Rabbi warns against 'Jewish Diaspora alienation'

President of the Council of Young Israel Rabbis says too many young Jews aren't concerned with Israel and that must change.Yoni Kempinski, 11/2/2016, 5:15 AM

'The Knesset is the parliament of the Jewish people'

Andy Groveman, chairman of the United Israel Appeal (UIA), discusses how the Jewish Diaspora should be involved in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 11/2/2016, 3:14 AM

PM: Israel's future has never looked brighter

Prime Minister said that Israel is becoming less isolated and more powerful, but more needs to be done to strengthen Jewish identity.Yoni Kempinski, 11/1/2016, 8:20 PM

Natan Sharansky won't seek new term as head of Jewish Agency

Natan Sharansky announces he will be stepping down from his position as chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel in June.JTA, 9/7/2016, 3:48 AM

Jewish Agency interim report shows drop in French aliyah

Jewish immigration from France to Israel decreased by 32 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the corresponding period last year.JTA, 8/1/2016, 6:21 AM

Sharansky: Jews still uncomfortable in France

Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky warns that French government's efforts to help Jews haven't calmed concerns.JTA, 7/7/2016, 1:16 PM

Watch: MLK III gives awards for Ethiopian Israeli activism

MLK III 'honored' to be in Israel Sunday, after Jewish Agency award ceremony honoring work for the Ethiopian-Israeli community.Eliran Baruch, 5/8/2016, 3:59 PM

'Jews of Uganda' get official recognition for aliyah

Abayudaya community not halakhically Jewish, but can now qualify for Law of Return after Jewish Agency recognition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2016, 9:58 PM

Massive increase in French aliyah expected despite slow start

Despite a slow start, French aliyah expected to set new record in 2016 as fears of terrorism and anti-Semitism rise.David Rosenberg, 3/29/2016, 9:49 AM

Secret operation rescues last group of Yemenite Jews

19 new olim landed in Israel last week thanks to secret mission by Jewish Agency. 50 Jews chose to remain in Yemen.Matt Wanderman, 3/21/2016, 8:58 AM

Immigration to Israel plummets by 38% in 2016

Despite the Paris terror attacks in late 2015 and rising anti-Semitism in Europe, immigration to Israel sees big drop in 2016.David Rosenberg, 3/16/2016, 9:09 PM

French students look to Israel to escape anti-Semitic atmosphere

Jewish agency holds fair in Paris, provides students with program information on how to continue studies in Israel.Netanel Katz, 2/11/2016, 12:19 PM

Aliyah from Western Europe highest ever

According to the Jewish Agency figures, nearly 8,000 Olim came from France as a result of rise in anti-Semitism.Shoshana Miskin, 1/14/2016, 9:02 PM

Gov't, Jewish Agency sign 1B public housing deal

2,650 public housing units to be built for Israel's poorest immigrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2015, 8:44 PM