NBN Aliyah Conference Targets Medical Professionals

NBN conference in NY provides aliyah info to students and professionals, special seminar to expedite licensing for medical professionals.Eliran Aharon, 11/18/2013, 2:03 PM

Jewish Agency: It's Time to Focus on Education Together

Jewish Agency Director General stresses 'Israel education' and programs connecting young Jews to Israel at JA Assembly event.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/11/2013, 11:03 AM

'Historic' Summit Promotes Joint Israel-Diaspora Initiatives

Strategic planning summit aims to strengthen Jewish identity by bolstering ties between the Jewish state and Diaspora.Ari Yashar and Ari Soffer, 11/6/2013, 3:40 PM

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."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/28/2013, 4:20 PM

Jewish Agency Brings 17 Yemenite Jews to Israel

In a secret and complex operation, the Jewish Agency brought a group of 17 Yemenite Jews to Israel.Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 3:12 AM

Kiev Hosts First-Ever Hebrew Song Contest in Former Soviet Union

Twelve talented candidates competed in Kiev this week in the first-ever Hebrew song contest to take place in the former Soviet Union.Hana Julian, 6/26/2013, 11:48 AM

New Jewish Memorial to be Built at Babi Yar

Jewish community heads from around the world participated in a ceremony in memory of the Jews who were murdered in Babi Yar.David Lev, 6/25/2013, 3:43 AM

Jewish Agency Board of Governors Meets for First Time in Kiev

Meeting is an expression of solidarity with the Jews of the UkraineRina Tzvi and Ernie Singer, 6/24/2013, 2:15 PM

‘Amazon Jews’ on Their Way to Israel

Hundreds of ‘Amazon Jews’ are planning aliyah.Maayana Miskin, 4/26/2013, 9:40 AM

Netanyahu Recommends Sharansky For Second Term

PM Netanyahu recommends Natan Sharansky be appointed to a second term as head of the Jewish Agency. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/19/2013, 5:56 PM

Netanyahu Stresses Dangers of Iran and Syria

Netanyahu warns of the dangers from Iran and Syria, in a speech to the Jewish Agency Board of Governors.Elad Benari, 2/19/2013, 1:15 AM

La'ad Volunteers Help Record Holocaust History

The Jewish Agency and the Pensioners Ministry will express their thanks to hundreds of volunteers who work with Holocaust survivors.David Lev, 1/28/2013, 2:43 AM

Jewish Agency Takes Children from South on 'Day of Fun'

In hopes of providing residents of the South with a degree of solace, the Jewish Agency took 9,000 children out for a day of fun.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/23/2012, 12:23 PM

New Jewish Agency Fund Created for Diaspora Jews' Security

The fund will pay for security infrastructure in small communities, says JA head Sharansky in Toulouse.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2012, 6:05 PM

Hundreds Gather in NYC to "Think Israel"

Hundreds attend unqiue conference addressing Israel and Aliyah related topics - jobs, high education, army service, Masa programs and more.Yoni Kempinski, 10/25/2012, 12:06 PM

Nefesh B'Nefesh to Hold Special Conference in New York

The special conference, organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency for Israel, will focus on careers and life in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2012, 6:10 AM

Hackers Try to Bring Down Jewish Agency's Website

Jewish Agency uses new safeguarding methods after hackers attack its website over the weekend.Elad Benari, 9/11/2012, 5:46 AM

Israeli Woman Killed in Himalayan Jeep Tour

An Israeli woman was killed Friday in a jeep expedition when her vehicle flipped over in the high Himalayan mountains of India.Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2012, 10:13 PM

Strengthening Jewish Identity in Russian-Speaking Teens

Jewish identity runs strong in Russian-speaking teens, counselors discovered at a camp organized by the Jewish Agency and the Genesis Fund. Chana Ya'ar, 8/20/2012, 8:27 PM

Natan Sharansky: Iran Fears are Slowing Aliyah

Fears of an attack on Iran are putting off people who might otherwise be inclined to move to Israel, says Natan Sharansky.Chana Ya'ar, 8/19/2012, 1:40 PM

Anti-Semites Deface Jewish Agency Building in Russia

Swastikas and anti-Semitic epithets were found scrawled on a building used by the Jewish Agency in St. Petersburg in Russia.David Lev, 7/6/2012, 2:45 AM

New Fund Will Protect World Jewry

The IFCJ and Jewish Agency have partnered with the Friendship Fund to raise funds to protect Jewish communities from rising anti-Semitism.A7 Staff, 7/3/2012, 3:56 PM

Netanyahu to Masa Participants: Israel is Your Country

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addresses the thousands of young Jews who came to Israel as part of the Masa Israel project.Elad Benari, 5/23/2012, 6:45 AM

Israeli Trauma Experts to Help Toulouse Residents

Israeli trauma experts are to help Toulouse residents cope with the aftermath of a terror attack at the Otzar HaTorah Jewish day school.Chana Ya'ar, 5/7/2012, 10:30 PM

Hundreds of People Attend Aliyah Mega Event

Over 500 potential Olim gathered in New York for an Aliyah Mega Event organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh, Jewish Agency and Absorption Ministry.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/26/2012, 5:17 PM

MKs: 150,000 Jews Assimilate Each Year

At a discussion of the Knesset Aliyah and Absorption Committee, it was revealed that some 150,00 Jews assimilate every yearDavid Lev, 2/13/2012, 9:32 PM

College Grads Forgo US Job Search to Teach in Israel

Some 200 places are open for volunteer teachers' aides in Masa Israel Journey's Israel Teaching Fellows (ITF) program, slated for next year.Chana Ya'ar, 1/18/2012, 6:11 PM

Sharansky: We Need More Young Jewish Leaders

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky: We need to guarantee the future of the Jewish people. That must be done through our youth.Elad Benari, 11/10/2011, 8:22 AM

Becoming Israelis Near the Holiest Place on Earth

Olim from Britain and South Africa received their identity cards in a ceremony near the Western Wall. "We feel like we've come home."Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 10/26/2011, 2:09 AM

US Jews Give Soft Love for Tough Israeli Youth

Young US Jews, mostly Birthright alumni, are teaching English to underprivileged Israeli youth. "Tikkun Olam” (repairing the world) at work.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/2/2011, 8:35 AM

Jewish Agency: We're Aiming Higher With New Aliyah Plan

The Jewish Agency has changed - and it has an ambitious plan to persuade more Jews to make aliyah and become active in their home communities.David Lev, 7/3/2011, 11:13 PM

Jewish Agency’s New Strategic Plan Causes Concerns

The Jewish Agency seems to have eliminated its aliyah dept. and has a new strategic plan. The Council of Immigrant Associations is concerned.Elad Benari, 7/1/2011, 8:25 AM

Times Square Video: PM Calls for Justice for Holocaust Victims

New initiative by the Jewish Agency and Israel's government seeks to find persons eligible to receive property stolen by Nazis in the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 4/6/2011, 5:12 AM

'500 Jews a Day Lost to Assimilation'

The Jewish Agency plans a major campaign to provide Jewish education in the Diaspora. 'Strong Diaspora is an Israeli interest.'Maayana Miskin, 1/25/2011, 9:31 PM

World Zionist Organization Officials Tour Samaria

World Zionist Org. officials, including new Dir. General of Settlement Division, tour Samaria, call for equal rights for residents.Elad Benari, 1/19/2011, 8:06 AM

Official: Jewish Agency Has Not 'Abandoned Aliyah'

Reports of the demise of the Jewish Agency's Aliyah programs are highly exaggerated, says a senior spokesperson for the organization.David Lev, 10/28/2010, 5:55 PM

INN Investigation: Is Aliyah from America Being Shunted Aside?

An “aliyah revolution” is in the making, but according to many aliyah activists, it's a regressive one that will damage aliyah from North America.David Lev, 10/27/2010, 1:40 PM

Photo Essay: New Immigrants Fulfill Prophecy of Ingathering

A breath of fresh air breezed into Israel on the tail of an El Al plane on Wednesday, as 232 North American Jews made aliyah.Israel National News Staff, 7/8/2010, 1:05 AM

1,000 Israeli Youth 'Ambassadors' Head to America

Over 1,000 Israeli youths are heading to America as “ambassadors” of Zionism in summer camps.Maayana Miskin, 6/28/2010, 4:32 PM

Jewish Agency Goal: Strengthen Identity Worldwide

Natan Sharansky believes the Jewish Agency's primary goal should be the strengthening of Jewish identity worldwide.Maayana Miskin, 2/21/2010, 5:27 PM

Jewish Agency: No Board Meetings in Russia

Russia put up a last-minute roadblock to stop the Jewish Agency from holding a board meeting that has been planned for more than three months.Hana Levi Julian, 2/4/2010, 9:03 PM

Video: New Immigrants Get Royal Treatment

New immigrants received royal treatment at Queen of Sheba Hall in Jerusalem's Ramada Renaissance Hotel.Malkah Fleisher and Yoni Kempinski, 12/30/2009, 1:24 AM

800 French Students Arriving in Israel

About 800 high school students from Jewish schools in France arrive under the "Seniors in Blue and White" program of the Jewish Agency.Malkah Fleisher, 12/16/2009, 10:55 PM

‘Thank You, Mr. Eizenstat’

Jewish Agency Director Natan Sharansky presented the NADAV fund’s first-ever Peoplehood Award to former US Under Secretary Stuart EizenstatTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/10/2009, 4:56 PM

Sharansky: No Clash in Identity, Human Rights Values

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky says universalism and freedom do not contradict Jewish identity and the aspiration for a Jewish State.Hana Levi Julian, 11/10/2009, 1:11 PM

Anti-Assimilation Campaign Under Fire

A unique anti-assimilation campaign launched by the Jewish Agency on Israeli television drew such a barrage of protests that it was finally yanked.Hana Levi Julian, 9/10/2009, 3:00 PM

Sharansky Commits to Gaza Expellees

New Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky takes his first tour in the caravan cities of Gush Katif expellees, commits to continue aid.IsraelNN TV staff, 9/7/2009, 8:14 PM

Jewish Agency Launches 'Campus Aliyah Fellowship'

The Jewish Agency has launched an aliyah program for university students in an attempt to enable Jewish youth to come home right out of college.Malkah Fleisher, 7/6/2009, 3:14 PM

Sharansky Welcomes 75 New Immigrants from Ethiopia

Former Prisoner of Zion Natan Sharansky made his official debut as head of the Jewish Agency this week by welcoming new immigrants from Ethiopia. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2009, 10:56 PM