Sharansky Calls to Stop Ethiopian Protests, Return Calm

Only by working together will we find the path toward overcoming the obstacles that lie ahead,' the Jewish Agency chair warns.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2015, 4:29 PM

Jewish Agency Rising to the Challenge of Ukrainian Aliyah

The Jewish Agency is taking part in an enormous humanitarian operation and overseeing a major increase in Jewish Olim to IsraelGedalyah Reback, 3/31/2015, 10:21 PM

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.Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2015, 9:27 AM

French Exodus Underway: Record Numbers Attend Aliyah Fairs

Thousands of Jews flock to Israel opportunities fairs throughout France, leaving organizers stunned: 'we couldn't believe our eyes.'Ari Soffer, 2/9/2015, 5:09 PM

French Jews Mob Paris Aliyah Fair

Hundreds of French Jews showed up at an Aliyah Fair held by the Jewish Agency Sunday, after a harrowing week of terror.Moshe Cohen, 1/11/2015, 4:56 PM

Sharansky: New Immigrants Have Closed a 2,000 Year Cycle

New immigrants light tonight's candles with Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife, as well as Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 12/22/2014, 9:08 PM

1,100 French Jewish Teens Celebrate Hannukah in Jerusalem

Large-scale high school trip part of Jewish Agency efforts to increase French Aliyah (immigration).Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2014, 10:19 AM

Aiding in Aftermath: 50 Million NIS Package Raised for Negev

Jewish Agency's aid project 'is continuation of the Jewish world’s outpouring of solidarity with the people of Israel,' Sharansky says.Cynthia Blank, 10/27/2014, 4:00 PM

Jewish Agency Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to Israel

Dozens of Jewish teens cool off in Israel over the summer, as conflict in Donetsk heats up - and Aliyah rises.Tova Dvorin, 8/15/2014, 12:48 PM

Undeterred by Rockets, 400 French Jews to Make Aliyah Today

Jewish Agency notes record figures in French aliyah still on track despite rocket attacks; many choosing to live in southern Israel.Ari Soffer, 7/16/2014, 10:35 AM

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.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 10:30 AM

Watch: Natan Sharansky Speaks on French Aliyah

What are the driving factors behind over 1% of the French Jewish community moving to Israel in 2014? Special Arutz Sheva interview.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2014, 9:56 AM

Jewish Agency: 'Dramatic' Rise in French, Ukraine Aliyah

By the end of the year, the Jewish Agency says, fully 1% of French Jews will have made aliyah.Moshe Cohen, 6/22/2014, 5:59 PM

Jewish Agency Sends Delegation to Brussels in Show of Support

Sharansky lights memorial candle in Brussels, commits to help Jewish community continue normal life after shooting attack.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2014, 2:13 PM

Sharansky: We'll Help European Jews Defend Themselves

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky promised to provide help for the community in Belgium after Saturday's attack.Yosef Berger, 5/25/2014, 9:37 PM

French Aliyah Skyrocketing Amid Growing Anti-Semitism

Jewish Agency official estimates up to 5,000 French citizens leaving for Israel in 2014 - a new record.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2014, 8:01 PM

Sudanese Jew Makes Her Way to Pesach Freedom

A modern “exodus” story took place in recent months, as one of the last Jews in Sudan managed to make her way to Israel.Moshe Cohen, 4/17/2014, 10:26 AM

312% Rise in French Aliyah in First Months of 2014

Amid rising anti-Semitism, more French Jews are interested in studying in and moving to Israel than ever before.Yaakov Levi , 3/30/2014, 7:57 PM

Left-Wing MKs Angered Over Government Funds to Judea-Samaria

Leftist MKs up in arms, accuse Finance Committee of 'lacking transparency', over allocations to Judea and Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2014, 3:14 PM

Jewish Agency Pledges Emergency Aid to Jewish Groups in Ukraine

Jewish Agency begins aid campaign to help secure Jewish communities affected by unrest in Ukraine.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 2/22/2014, 10:37 PM

Sharansky: Israel is Helping Diaspora Jews against Anti-Semites

Jewish Agency head: Jewish communities worldwide are at the forefront of the fight against Jew-hatred.Gil Ronen, 1/26/2014, 8:02 PM

Ethiopian Immigrants Plant Roots in Israel

Connecting on a whole new level: new Ethiopian immigrants, Jewish Agency participate in tree-planting ceremony in honor of Tu Bishvat.Tova Dvorin, 1/14/2014, 9:01 PM

7th Candle of Hanukkah Lit in 7 World Capitals

Immigration and Absorption Ministry with Jewish Agency holds lighting ceremonies in 7 capitals, main event in Jerusalem.Ari Yashar, 12/3/2013, 6:13 PM

Spotlight: From Iran to the IDF

Until 18 months ago, S. lived in her Iranian Jewish community and dreamed of making Aliyah. Now, she is serving in Israel's Border Police.Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2013, 11:28 AM

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