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.
'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.
PM: Israel's future has never looked brighterPrime Minister said that Israel is becoming less isolated and more powerful, but more needs to be done to strengthen Jewish identity.
Natan Sharansky won't seek new term as head of Jewish AgencyNatan Sharansky announces he will be stepping down from his position as chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel in June.
Jewish Agency interim report shows drop in French aliyahJewish immigration from France to Israel decreased by 32 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the corresponding period last year.
Sharansky: Jews still uncomfortable in FranceJewish Agency head Natan Sharansky warns that French government's efforts to help Jews haven't calmed concerns.
Watch: MLK III gives awards for Ethiopian Israeli activismMLK III 'honored' to be in Israel Sunday, after Jewish Agency award ceremony honoring work for the Ethiopian-Israeli community.
'Jews of Uganda' get official recognition for aliyahAbayudaya community not halakhically Jewish, but can now qualify for Law of Return after Jewish Agency recognition.
Massive increase in French aliyah expected despite slow startDespite a slow start, French aliyah expected to set new record in 2016 as fears of terrorism and anti-Semitism rise.
Secret operation rescues last group of Yemenite Jews19 new olim landed in Israel last week thanks to secret mission by Jewish Agency. 50 Jews chose to remain in Yemen.
Immigration to Israel plummets by 38% in 2016Despite the Paris terror attacks in late 2015 and rising anti-Semitism in Europe, immigration to Israel sees big drop in 2016.
French students look to Israel to escape anti-Semitic atmosphereJewish agency holds fair in Paris, provides students with program information on how to continue studies in Israel.
Aliyah from Western Europe highest everAccording to the Jewish Agency figures, nearly 8,000 Olim came from France as a result of rise in anti-Semitism.
Gov't, Jewish Agency sign 1B public housing deal2,650 public housing units to be built for Israel's poorest immigrants.
MKs to adopt IDF lone soldiersKnesset Members Tzachi Hanegbi and Nachman Shai among the first to embrace program and adopt lone soldiers
Jewish-Christian fellowship hopes to make aliyah more invitingRevamping the immigration and absorption process has been something that has been needed for decades. IFCJ explains how they aim to do so.
Sharansky blasts Arab MK who snubbed American JewsJewish Agency chairman says MK Ayman Odeh is trying to score "cheap political points" at the expense of members of his community.
Watch: French Aliyah continues and increasesDozens of French Jewish olim landed in Israel and lit Hanukkah candles as Israelis for the first time. Arutz Sheva was there.
Coming home: Vast majority of 'lone soldiers' making aliyah90% of IDF volunteers from the Diaspora move to Israel permanently after their service - and they're bringing their families with them.
Report: Officials Forced Ethiopians to Pay for Families' AliyahEthiopians in Israel allege government officials forced them to pay to speed up process of bringing relatives to Israel.
Rabbis Set Up 'Independent' Conversion Courts, Sans RabbinateA group of rabbis has set up a “competing” independent of Jewish Court of Law (Beit Din) which will exclusively handle conversions.
Sharansky: Jewish Agency 'Troubled' By Conversion DecisionJewish Agency Chairman said Sunday that party politics must not decide an issue of such great importance for the future of the Jews.
French Summer Aliyah Wave BeginsSome 210 French Jews make aliyah since Monday, with 400 expected by end of week; thousands expected to arrive over the summer months.
Jewish Agency Mobilizes to Battle Campus Anti-Zionism30% more emissaries to be dispatched to fight for Israel on campuses in six countries, including BDS hotbeds.
'Ukrainians Wish They Were Jews'JAFI board chair relates importance of having Israel, and reveals the underpinnings of BDS in questioning existence of Jewish state.
Netanyahu Warns Jewish World: The Threat is GrowingIran deal gets 'worse every day' and nuclear armed Iran greatest threat to Jewish people, Netanyahu warns in speech.
Row over Ulpan Etzion 'Ban on Rabbis'Some students, rabbis claim flagship Jewish Agency ulpan has re-enacted a ban on visiting rabbis, re-igniting 7-year-old row.
Sharansky Calls to Stop Ethiopian Protests, Return CalmOnly by working together will we find the path toward overcoming the obstacles that lie ahead,' the Jewish Agency chair warns.
Jewish Agency Rising to the Challenge of Ukrainian AliyahThe Jewish Agency is taking part in an enormous humanitarian operation and overseeing a major increase in Jewish Olim to Israel
Sharansky: UK Anti-Semitism Report 'An Important Step'Natan Sharansky praises UK parliamentary step to stop anti-Semitism, says it confirms Jewish Agency's own reports 'from years ago' on hate.
French Exodus Underway: Record Numbers Attend Aliyah FairsThousands of Jews flock to Israel opportunities fairs throughout France, leaving organizers stunned: 'we couldn't believe our eyes.'
French Jews Mob Paris Aliyah FairHundreds of French Jews showed up at an Aliyah Fair held by the Jewish Agency Sunday, after a harrowing week of terror.
Sharansky: New Immigrants Have Closed a 2,000 Year CycleNew immigrants light tonight's candles with Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife, as well as Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.
1,100 French Jewish Teens Celebrate Hannukah in JerusalemLarge-scale high school trip part of Jewish Agency efforts to increase French Aliyah (immigration).
Aiding in Aftermath: 50 Million NIS Package Raised for NegevJewish Agency's aid project 'is continuation of the Jewish world’s outpouring of solidarity with the people of Israel,' Sharansky says.
Jewish Agency Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to IsraelDozens of Jewish teens cool off in Israel over the summer, as conflict in Donetsk heats up - and Aliyah rises.
Undeterred by Rockets, 400 French Jews to Make Aliyah TodayJewish Agency notes record figures in French aliyah still on track despite rocket attacks; many choosing to live in southern Israel.
Increasing Jewish Identity a 'Strategic Imperative'Government officials emphasize the need to reach out to Diaspora Jewry during Government of Israel-World Jewry Joint Initiative conference.
Watch: Natan Sharansky Speaks on French AliyahWhat are the driving factors behind over 1% of the French Jewish community moving to Israel in 2014? Special Arutz Sheva interview.
Jewish Agency: 'Dramatic' Rise in French, Ukraine AliyahBy the end of the year, the Jewish Agency says, fully 1% of French Jews will have made aliyah.
Jewish Agency Sends Delegation to Brussels in Show of SupportSharansky lights memorial candle in Brussels, commits to help Jewish community continue normal life after shooting attack.
Sharansky: We'll Help European Jews Defend ThemselvesJewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky promised to provide help for the community in Belgium after Saturday's attack.
French Aliyah Skyrocketing Amid Growing Anti-SemitismJewish Agency official estimates up to 5,000 French citizens leaving for Israel in 2014 - a new record.
Sudanese Jew Makes Her Way to Pesach FreedomA modern “exodus” story took place in recent months, as one of the last Jews in Sudan managed to make her way to Israel.
312% Rise in French Aliyah in First Months of 2014Amid rising anti-Semitism, more French Jews are interested in studying in and moving to Israel than ever before.
Left-Wing MKs Angered Over Government Funds to Judea-SamariaLeftist MKs up in arms, accuse Finance Committee of 'lacking transparency', over allocations to Judea and Samaria.
Jewish Agency Pledges Emergency Aid to Jewish Groups in UkraineJewish Agency begins aid campaign to help secure Jewish communities affected by unrest in Ukraine.
Sharansky: Israel is Helping Diaspora Jews against Anti-SemitesJewish Agency head: Jewish communities worldwide are at the forefront of the fight against Jew-hatred.
Ethiopian Immigrants Plant Roots in IsraelConnecting on a whole new level: new Ethiopian immigrants, Jewish Agency participate in tree-planting ceremony in honor of Tu Bishvat.
7th Candle of Hanukkah Lit in 7 World CapitalsImmigration and Absorption Ministry with Jewish Agency holds lighting ceremonies in 7 capitals, main event in Jerusalem.
Spotlight: From Iran to the IDFUntil 18 months ago, S. lived in her Iranian Jewish community and dreamed of making Aliyah. Now, she is serving in Israel's Border Police.
NBN Aliyah Conference Targets Medical ProfessionalsNBN conference in NY provides aliyah info to students and professionals, special seminar to expedite licensing for medical professionals.
Jewish Agency: It's Time to Focus on Education TogetherJewish Agency Director General stresses 'Israel education' and programs connecting young Jews to Israel at JA Assembly event.
'Historic' Summit Promotes Joint Israel-Diaspora InitiativesStrategic planning summit aims to strengthen Jewish identity by bolstering ties between the Jewish state and Diaspora.
Final Group of Ethiopian Olim Set to Arrive in Israel“Today we bring to an end a journey that spans thousands of years, the conclusion of Operation Wings of a Dove."
Jewish Agency Brings 17 Yemenite Jews to IsraelIn a secret and complex operation, the Jewish Agency brought a group of 17 Yemenite Jews to Israel.
Kiev Hosts First-Ever Hebrew Song Contest in Former Soviet UnionTwelve talented candidates competed in Kiev this week in the first-ever Hebrew song contest to take place in the former Soviet Union.