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Jewish Agency: 'Our activities in Russia will continue'

Moscow court holds first hearing on future of Jewish Agency in Russia.

'Our activities in Russia will continue'

Yaakov Hagoel: 'All the tribes of Israel ascend to Jerusalem'

Full speech by Yaakov Hagoel, World Zionist Organization Chair. & Acting Jewish Agency Chair. at the Jerusalem Conference in NYC

'All the tribes of Israel ascend to Jerusalem'player

The Jerusalem Conference is coming to New York City

The World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency will take part in Arutz Sheva's event in Manhattan

The Jerusalem Conference is coming to NYC

WZO chairman's letter to Erdogan: Let's work together

Yaakov Hagoel says at Jerusalem Conference that he wrote to Turkish president asking to work together to fight antisemitism.

WZO chairman's letter to Erdogan: Let's work together

Chair of Jewish Agency: Open the skies of Israel to all Jews

The acting chair of the executive of the Jewish Agency was recently asked about the call to open the skies of Israel to Diaspora Jews.

Chair of Jewish Agency: Open the skies of Israel to all Jewsplayer

Congolese President visits Mount Herzl

WZO chairman Yaakov Hagoel hosts President of Congo and his wife on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

Congolese President visits Mount Herzl

Immigration to Israel Increased by 31% in 2021

In time for Aliyah Day, newly-released data shows 20,360 immigrants have moved to Israel so far this year.

Immigration to Israel Increased by 31% in 2021

World Zionist Org praises actor for escorting LA Jews to shul

Former child star of "Jerry Maquire" fame Jonathan Lipnicki volunteers with group that protects Los Angeles Jews walking during Shabbat.

World Zionist Org praises actor for escorting LA Jews to shul

World Zionist Organization's gift to Jonothan Pollard

Yaakov Hagoel presented three uniquely symbolic gifts in a sign of appreciation for Pollard's ordeal.

World Zionist Organization's gift to Jonothan Pollardplayer

Yaakov Hagoel: We'll unite around values of the people and Land

WZO Chairman-elect: 'We worked hard for majority for national camp, but since end of Congress we've been one Zionist Organization.'

Yaakov Hagoel: We'll unite around values of the people and Landplayer

'Likud Committee decision respects Diaspora delegates'

Likud constitution will not be changed and delegates from Diaspora will not lose their place on list for World Zionist Congress.

'Likud decision respects Diaspora delegates'

Jabotinsky in the mirror of reality

Eighty years after the passing of Jabotinsky, it is time to stop sitting back. Opinion.

Jabotinsky in the mirror of reality

David Bitan: 'Likud reached a new low'

Likud MK David Bitan sharply attacks Prime Minister Netanyahu and Coalition Chairman Miki Zohar.

David Bitan: 'Likud reached a new low'

WZO announces plan to bring French Jews to Israel

World Zionist Organization vice-chairman Yaakov Hagoel states Israel must prepare for increase in aliyah caused by rising anti-Semitism.

WZO announces plan to bring French Jews to Israel

'Responsibility for preserving and protecting Jews' lives devolves solely upon government'

Hagoel: 'Unless governments mobilize to deal with the spread of this infection, coronavirus will be the least of Diaspora Jews' troubles.'

'Responsibility to protect Jews devolves solely upon government'

Yakkov Hagoel: 'Memorial Day must commemorate victims of anti-Semitism around the world'

World Zionist Organization dep. chair says those killed in anti-Semitic attacks around the world should be added to Memorial Day death toll.

'Memorial Day must commemorate victims of anti-Semitism'

'Incitement against Jews is rising during coronavirus crisis'

Memorial to Anne Frank destroyed in Idaho, anti-Semitic acts reported in Germany.

'Incitement against Jews is rising during coronavirus crisis'

Sticker linking coronavirus with the Holocaust found on Hamburg subway

World Zionist Organization vice-chairman condemns anti-Semitic conspiracy theories blaming Jews for the coronavirus pandemic.

Sticker linking COVID-19 with Holocaust found on Hamburg subway

Yaakov Hagoel urges governments to fight anti-Semitism 'like the other viruses'

World Zionist Organization leader condemns anti-Semitic graffiti in France, urges governments to fight anti-Semitism 'like other viruses.'

'Governments must fight anti-Semitism like other viruses'

Yaakov Hagoel, of WZO, wins Jerusalem Prize for fighting anti-Semitism around the world

Dignitaries honor Yaakov Hagoel after he wins the Jerusalem Prize.

Zionist leader wins prize for fighting anti-Semitismplayer

'A vote for ZOA Coalition is a vote to defend Israel and the Jewish people'

The ZOA was the only US group at the first World Zionist Congress in 1897, helping to lay the foundation for the creation of Israel. Opinion

'A vote for ZOA Coalition is a vote to defend Israel'

US Jews unwittingly funding anti-Semitism on college campuses

Research finds Jews contributed billions of dollars to US colleges, including to schools at which Jewish students experience anti-Semitism.

US Jews unwittingly funding anti-Semitism on college campuses

Lebanese businessman who donated Hitler's items honored in J'lem

Abdallah Chatila, the Lebanese-Swiss businessman who bought Hitler's personal items to keep them from neo-Nazis, honored in Israel.

Lebanese businessman who donated Hitler's items honored in J'lemplayer

'Masks are removed: Anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism'

WZO, Jewish Agency praise French National Assembly for resolution acknowledhing anti-Zionism is modern form of anti-Semitism.

'Masks are removed: Anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism'

'Time for social media networks to be held responsible'

World Zionist Organization leader calls for social media networks to 'start acting' against online incitement and anti-Semitism.

'Time for social media networks to be held responsible'

'Argentine authorities must wake up to anti-Semitism'

WZO, Argentinian Jewish organizations publish study on worrying trends of anti-Semitism in Argentina.

'Argentine authorities must wake up to anti-Semitism'

'Anti-Semitic arsonists don't want to allow Jews true freedom'

Following Moscow arson, World Zionist Organization Vice Chairman calls on Russia's Pres. Putin to protect country's Jews.

'Anti-Semitic arsonists don't want to allow Jews true freedom'

'Time to make anti-Semitism a top priority'

World Zionist Organization's Yaakov Hagoel condemns Strasbourg anti-Semtism, says it's 'time to admit it's an anti-Semitic attack.'

'Time to make anti-Semitism a top priority'

WZO Vice Chairman: 'Never a president who loved Israel so much'

Yaakov Hagoel: 'Unfortunately, regarding Pittsburgh, the writing was on the wall.'

WZO Vice Chairman: 'Never a president who loved Israel so much'player

Why Revisionist Zionist leader Jabotinsky is still relevant

Ideas written by one of Zionism's greatest visionaries, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, are now coming to fruition. Op-ed.

Why Revisionist Zionist leader Jabotinsky is still relevant

WZO: France must intensify fight against anti-Semitism

Head of WZO Department for Combating Anti-Semitism sends letter to French President calling for tougher action on anti-Semitism.

WZO: France must intensify fight against anti-Semitism

One in four Jews in Europe hides his Jewishness

Survey conducted by World Zionist Organization finds that 51% of European Jews feel unsafe to be seen with Jewish symbols.

One in four Jews in Europe hides his Jewishness

WZO: Anti-Semitism on the rise in the US

World Zionist Organization survey shows spike in anti-Semitism in the US over past year.

WZO: Anti-Semitism on the rise in the US

'Jews are afraid to be open about their Judaism'

Rise in anti-Semitism in Europe causes Jews to fear appearing Jewish, threatens Jewish continuity in Diaspora.

'Jews are afraid to be open about their Judaism'

'The criminals must be brought to justice'

Acting WZO chairman not surprised by latest anti-Semitic attack in France, calls for perpetrators to be brought to justice.

'The criminals must be brought to justice'

Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered in Ukraine

Anti-Semitic graffiti targeting the World Zionist Organization discovered near Holocaust monument in Ukraine.

Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered in Ukraine

World Likud Chairman: We're not leaving Judea and Samaria

Over 600 members of the World Likud toured Judea and Samaria and gathered for a peak event at Shiloh.

World Likud Chairman: We're not leaving Judea and Samaria

'Jews are taking down their mezuzahs for fear of anti-Semitism'

Vice Chairman of the WZO says anti-Semitism increasing around the world, Jews in Europe afraid to even look Jewish.

'Jews are taking down their mezuzahs for fear of anti-Semitism'

WZO Head: 74% of anti-Semitic attacks unreported

WZO head Haguel's New Year message to Diaspora Jews: Stand firm against anti-Semitism but come to Israel.

WZO Head: 74% of anti-Semitic attacks go unreported

WZO Official: Antwerp Stabbing 'Not Surprising'

Yaakov Hagoel of the World Zionist Organization warns of increased anti-Semitism throughout Europe.

Antwerp Stabbing 'Not Surprising', Says WZO Official