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40 Bnei Akiva emissaries sent around the world

40 Bnei Akiva emissaries sent around the world

World Bnei Akiva movement completes training of 40 'Shlichim' to support Jewish communities around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2020 17:15
World Bnei Akiva - the largest Jewish youth group in the world

World Bnei Akiva - the largest Jewish youth group in the world

"Thousands of people from all over made aliyah due to the values they received from us. Now's the time to give back."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2020 04:24
Help World Bnei Akiva help Diaspora Jews through the pandemic

Help World Bnei Akiva help Diaspora Jews through the pandemic

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Bnei Akiva emissaries around the world remained in their host countries to keep Jewish communal life aliveArutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 08:33
Watch: The winning song of the Jewrovision Song Contest

Watch: The winning song of the Jewrovision Song Contest

Bnei Akiva Amsterdam branch wins singing competition among Jewish communities around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2020 19:17
Former World Bnei Akiva head was 'a man of Torah and Avodah in heart and soul'

Former World Bnei Akiva head was 'a man of Torah and Avodah in heart and soul'

World Bnei Akiva mourns passing of former leader, Yitzhak Stiglitz. 'Thousands worldwide will accompany him from afar.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2020 14:47
Yitzhak Stiglitz, former head of World Bnei Akiva, has passed away aged 69

Yitzhak Stiglitz, former head of World Bnei Akiva, has passed away aged 69

Yitzhak Stiglitz has passed away at the age of 69. The funeral will take place at Har Hamenuchot cemetery.Arutz Sheva staff, 25/03/2020 13:48
Hoshana Rabbah around the globe

Hoshana Rabbah around the globe

Thousands of young Jews around the globe, affiliated with the World Bnei Akiva movement, participated in World Study Night.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 20/10/2019 20:41
Founder of Germany's World Bnei Akiva passes away

Founder of Germany's World Bnei Akiva passes away

WBA General Director: Eliyos Paz was 'smart, sharp, stubborn, and a first-class doer.'Ido Ben Porat, 11/06/2019 17:10
'Joining together for the benefit of Diaspora Jewry'

'Joining together for the benefit of Diaspora Jewry'

‘Time has come to act’ for Diaspora Jews, say World, Israeli, Bnei Akiva branches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2019 13:38
Term of World Bnei Akiva Movement general director extended

Term of World Bnei Akiva Movement general director extended

World Bnei Akiva extends term of Roi Abecassis for another four-year stint.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2019 00:38
Thousands at World Bnei Akiva gala event

Thousands at World Bnei Akiva gala event

International Conference of World Bnei Akiva celebrates movement's 90th anniversary.Hezki Baruch, 16/01/2019 23:35
'We’re here because of World Bnei Akiva'

'We’re here because of World Bnei Akiva'

Three olim impacting thousands in Israel share their stories.World Bnei Akiva, 30/04/2018 13:57
Help connect Jewish youth to Israel

Help connect Jewish youth to Israel

Starting today: World Bnei Akiva launches international fundraising campaign in 13 Countries.Infomercial, 29/04/2018 12:13
Ishay Ribo releases special Independence Day video

Ishay Ribo releases special Independence Day video

World Bnei Akiva invites 70 Olim from 70 different branches around the world to join Israeli singer for 'Coming Home.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2018 14:20
One-fifth of Bible Contest participants belong to Bnei Akiva

One-fifth of Bible Contest participants belong to Bnei Akiva

World Bnei Akiva students comprise one-fifth of International Bible Contest participants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2018 14:38
Jewish youth light at sites of terrorist attacks

Jewish youth light at sites of terrorist attacks

World Bnei Akiva youth movement lights menorahs around the world at sites of terror attacks, natural disasters in Europe, the US, and IsraelJTA, 19/12/2017 21:06
Just how important was Jewish underground in WWI?

Just how important was Jewish underground in WWI?

Brig. Gen. Yaakov Amidror says British forces found assistance from Jewish underground network invaluable in helping to oust Ottomans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2017 18:16
Mexico: Earthquake damages synagogue

Mexico: Earthquake damages synagogue

Earthquake damages synagogue, Jewish community collects food and supplies for victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2017 09:04
‘We don’t know when we’ll return to our home’

‘We don’t know when we’ll return to our home’

Watch: James and Ann Williams, World Bnei Akiva emissaries in Florida, tell Arutz Sheva about leaving their home due to Hurricane Irma.Yoni Kempinski, 12/09/2017 09:44
'Streets are flooded, houses badly damaged'

'Streets are flooded, houses badly damaged'

Watch: Bnei Akiva emissaries in Houston report widespread flooding following hurricane strike.Yoni Kempinski, 27/08/2017 17:01
Texas community cancels prayers, evacuates synagogue

Texas community cancels prayers, evacuates synagogue

Bnei Akiva representative says he'll spend Shabbat at friends' house, since theirs 'is higher up.' FEMA director: Recovery to take years.Chana Roberts, 26/08/2017 23:16
Houston Jewish community preparing for Hurricane Harvey

Houston Jewish community preparing for Hurricane Harvey

World Bnei Akiva’s shlichim to Houston says community events have been cancelled ahead of hurricane.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 25/08/2017 21:02
World B'nei Akiva: Strengthen Jewish youth's ties to Israel

World B'nei Akiva: Strengthen Jewish youth's ties to Israel

World B'nei Akiva responds to antisemitism report, calls on Jewish communities to serve as 'faithful ambassadors' of Judaism and Israel.Mordechai Sones, 22/01/2017 09:06
Bnei Akiva opens first chapter in Ethiopia

Bnei Akiva opens first chapter in Ethiopia

Organization opens chapter to help Ethiopians awaiting immigration to Israel with absorption and learning of Jewish and Israeli customs.Ido Ben Porat, 14/02/2016 09:34
Watch: Bnei Akiva 'Do it for Juno'

Watch: Bnei Akiva 'Do it for Juno'

The emotional story of a World Bnei Akiva group after one of its participants was diagnosed with cancer.Shoshana Miskin, 10/01/2016 18:55
Bnei Akiva: Doing "The Amazing Race" Jewish Style

Bnei Akiva: Doing "The Amazing Race" Jewish Style

World Bnei Akiva is holding a special competition of "The Amazing Race" for its training groups currently visiting Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/12/2011 01:13