Jewish Agency volunteers help Mexico recover from earthquake

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

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'

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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'

'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'

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
'Knesset is the parliament of the Jewish people'

'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

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
Sharansky won't seek new term at Jewish Agency

Sharansky won't seek new term at 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 report shows drop in French aliyah

Jewish Agency 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

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 'unsung hero' awards

Watch: MLK III gives 'unsung hero' awards

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
'Ugandan Jews' recognized for aliyah

'Ugandan Jews' recognized 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 in 2016

Massive increase in French aliyah expected in 2016

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 Yemen Jews

Secret operation rescues last group of Yemen 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

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

French students look to Israel to escape

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

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

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
MKs to adopt IDF lone soldiers

MKs to adopt IDF lone soldiers

Knesset Members Tzachi Hanegbi and Nachman Shai among the first to embrace program and adopt lone soldiersRaphael Poch , 12/24/2015, 7:04 AM
IFCJ hopes to make aliyah more inviting

IFCJ hopes to make aliyah more inviting

Revamping the immigration and absorption process has been something that has been needed for decades. IFCJ explains how they aim to do so.Raphael Poch, 12/23/2015, 12:59 PM
Sharansky blasts Arab MK who snubbed American Jews

Sharansky blasts Arab MK who snubbed American Jews

Jewish Agency chairman says MK Ayman Odeh is trying to score "cheap political points" at the expense of members of his community.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2015, 3:25 AM
Watch: French Aliyah continues and increases

Watch: French Aliyah continues and increases

Dozens of French Jewish olim landed in Israel and lit Hanukkah candles as Israelis for the first time. Arutz Sheva was there.Yoni Kempinski, 12/9/2015, 3:44 AM
Survey: Vast majority of lone soldiers make aliyah

Survey: Vast majority of lone soldiers make aliyah

90% of IDF volunteers from the Diaspora move to Israel permanently after their service - and they're bringing their families with them.Ari Soffer, 12/1/2015, 7:40 PM
Report: Officials Made Ethiopians Pay for Aliyah

Report: Officials Made Ethiopians Pay for Aliyah

Ethiopians in Israel allege government officials forced them to pay to speed up process of bringing relatives to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 8/26/2015, 6:53 PM
Rabbis Set Up 'Independent' Conversion Courts

Rabbis Set Up 'Independent' Conversion Courts

A group of rabbis has set up a “competing” independent of Jewish Court of Law (Beit Din) which will exclusively handle conversions.Moshe Cohen, 8/10/2015, 6:51 PM
Sharansky: 'Troubled' By Conversion Decision

Sharansky: 'Troubled' By Conversion Decision

Jewish Agency Chairman said Sunday that party politics must not decide an issue of such great importance for the future of the Jews.Moshe Cohen, 7/5/2015, 9:29 PM
French Summer Aliyah Wave Begins

French Summer Aliyah Wave Begins

Some 210 French Jews make aliyah since Monday, with 400 expected by end of week; thousands expected to arrive over the summer months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 4:08 PM
Jewish Agency Ups Battle for Israel on Campus

Jewish Agency Ups Battle for Israel on Campus

30% more emissaries to be dispatched to fight for Israel on campuses in six countries, including BDS hotbeds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2015, 4:20 PM
'Ukrainians Wish They Were Jews'

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 6/22/2015, 3:22 PM
Watch: Bibi Warns Jewish World - Threat is Growing

Watch: Bibi Warns Jewish World - Threat is Growing

Iran deal gets 'worse every day' and nuclear armed Iran greatest threat to Jewish people, Netanyahu warns in speech.Yoni Kempinski, 6/22/2015, 11:33 AM
Row over Ulpan Etzion 'Ban on Rabbis'

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.Ze'ev Ben Yechiel, 5/10/2015, 12:02 PM
Sharansky Calls to Stop Ethiopian Protests

Sharansky Calls to Stop Ethiopian Protests

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
Ukraine Jews Present Challenge to Jewish Agency

Ukraine Jews Present Challenge to Jewish Agency

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
UK Anti-Semitism Report 'An Important Step'

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
Record Numbers Attend Aliyah Fairs in France

Record Numbers Attend Aliyah Fairs in France

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

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: Immigrants Have Closed 2,000 Year Cycle

Sharansky: Immigrants Have Closed 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
Photos: 1,100 French Jewish Teens Visit Jerusalem

Photos: 1,100 French Jewish Teens Visit 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
50 Million Aid Package to Encourage Negev Growth

50 Million Aid Package to Encourage Negev Growth

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
JA Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to Israel

JA 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
Despite Rockets 400 French Jews Make Aliyah Today

Despite Rockets 400 French Jews 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
MK: Jewish Identity a 'Strategic Imperative'

MK: 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

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
Officials: Dramatic Rise in French, Ukraine Aliyah

Officials: 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
Natan Sharansky Visits Brussels in Show of Support

Natan Sharansky Visits 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 Selves

Sharansky: We'll Help European Jews Defend Selves

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

French Aliyah Skyrocketing

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

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 So Far in 2014

312% Rise in French Aliyah So Far in 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
177 Million Shekels for Judea and Samaria

177 Million Shekels for Judea and 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