Netanyahu Recommends Sharansky For Second TermPM Netanyahu recommends Natan Sharansky be appointed to a second term as head of the Jewish Agency.
Netanyahu Stresses Dangers of Iran and SyriaNetanyahu warns of the dangers from Iran and Syria, in a speech to the Jewish Agency Board of Governors.
La'ad Volunteers Help Record Holocaust HistoryThe Jewish Agency and the Pensioners Ministry will express their thanks to hundreds of volunteers who work with Holocaust survivors.
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.
New Jewish Agency Fund Created for Diaspora Jews' SecurityThe fund will pay for security infrastructure in small communities, says JA head Sharansky in Toulouse.
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.
Nefesh B'Nefesh to Hold Special Conference in New YorkThe special conference, organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency for Israel, will focus on careers and life in Israel.
Hackers Try to Bring Down Jewish Agency's WebsiteJewish Agency uses new safeguarding methods after hackers attack its website over the weekend.
Israeli Woman Killed in Himalayan Jeep TourAn Israeli woman was killed Friday in a jeep expedition when her vehicle flipped over in the high Himalayan mountains of India.
Strengthening Jewish Identity in Russian-Speaking TeensJewish identity runs strong in Russian-speaking teens, counselors discovered at a camp organized by the Jewish Agency and the Genesis Fund.
Natan Sharansky: Iran Fears are Slowing AliyahFears of an attack on Iran are putting off people who might otherwise be inclined to move to Israel, says Natan Sharansky.
Anti-Semites Deface Jewish Agency Building in RussiaSwastikas and anti-Semitic epithets were found scrawled on a building used by the Jewish Agency in St. Petersburg in Russia.
New Fund Will Protect World JewryThe IFCJ and Jewish Agency have partnered with the Friendship Fund to raise funds to protect Jewish communities from rising anti-Semitism.
Netanyahu to Masa Participants: Israel is Your CountryPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addresses the thousands of young Jews who came to Israel as part of the Masa Israel project.
Israeli Trauma Experts to Help Toulouse ResidentsIsraeli trauma experts are to help Toulouse residents cope with the aftermath of a terror attack at the Otzar HaTorah Jewish day school.
Hundreds of People Attend Aliyah Mega EventOver 500 potential Olim gathered in New York for an Aliyah Mega Event organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh, Jewish Agency and Absorption Ministry.
MKs: 150,000 Jews Assimilate Each YearAt a discussion of the Knesset Aliyah and Absorption Committee, it was revealed that some 150,00 Jews assimilate every year
College Grads Forgo US Job Search to Teach in IsraelSome 200 places are open for volunteer teachers' aides in Masa Israel Journey's Israel Teaching Fellows (ITF) program, slated for next year.
Sharansky: We Need More Young Jewish LeadersJewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky: We need to guarantee the future of the Jewish people. That must be done through our youth.
Becoming Israelis Near the Holiest Place on EarthOlim from Britain and South Africa received their identity cards in a ceremony near the Western Wall. "We feel like we've come home."
US Jews Give Soft Love for Tough Israeli YouthYoung US Jews, mostly Birthright alumni, are teaching English to underprivileged Israeli youth. "Tikkun Olam” (repairing the world) at work.
Jewish Agency: We're Aiming Higher With New Aliyah PlanThe Jewish Agency has changed - and it has an ambitious plan to persuade more Jews to make aliyah and become active in their home communities.
Jewish Agency’s New Strategic Plan Causes ConcernsThe Jewish Agency seems to have eliminated its aliyah dept. and has a new strategic plan. The Council of Immigrant Associations is concerned.
Times Square Video: PM Calls for Justice for Holocaust VictimsNew initiative by the Jewish Agency and Israel's government seeks to find persons eligible to receive property stolen by Nazis in the Holocaust.
'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.'
World Zionist Organization Officials Tour SamariaWorld Zionist Org. officials, including new Dir. General of Settlement Division, tour Samaria, call for equal rights for residents.
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.
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.
Photo Essay: New Immigrants Fulfill Prophecy of IngatheringA breath of fresh air breezed into Israel on the tail of an El Al plane on Wednesday, as 232 North American Jews made aliyah.
1,000 Israeli Youth 'Ambassadors' Head to AmericaOver 1,000 Israeli youths are heading to America as “ambassadors” of Zionism in summer camps.
Jewish Agency Goal: Strengthen Identity WorldwideNatan Sharansky believes the Jewish Agency's primary goal should be the strengthening of Jewish identity worldwide.
Jewish Agency: No Board Meetings in RussiaRussia 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.
Video: New Immigrants Get Royal TreatmentNew immigrants received royal treatment at Queen of Sheba Hall in Jerusalem's Ramada Renaissance Hotel.
800 French Students Arriving in IsraelAbout 800 high school students from Jewish schools in France arrive under the "Seniors in Blue and White" program of the Jewish Agency.
‘Thank You, Mr. Eizenstat’Jewish Agency Director Natan Sharansky presented the NADAV fund’s first-ever Peoplehood Award to former US Under Secretary Stuart Eizenstat
Sharansky: No Clash in Identity, Human Rights ValuesJewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky says universalism and freedom do not contradict Jewish identity and the aspiration for a Jewish State.
Anti-Assimilation Campaign Under FireA unique anti-assimilation campaign launched by the Jewish Agency on Israeli television drew such a barrage of protests that it was finally yanked.
Sharansky Commits to Gaza ExpelleesNew Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky takes his first tour in the caravan cities of Gush Katif expellees, commits to continue aid.
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.
Sharansky Welcomes 75 New Immigrants from EthiopiaFormer Prisoner of Zion Natan Sharansky made his official debut as head of the Jewish Agency this week by welcoming new immigrants from Ethiopia.