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"As Long as the Jewish Candle is Still Burning, it is Possible to Work and to Repair"

Former Diaspora Minister Omer Yankelevich remembers former Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Halevi Herzog.

'As Long as the Jewish Candle Burns, it is Possible to Repair'

'Jewish Agency looks forward to working closely with Israel's new government'

The Jewish Agency for Israel congratulates newly-formed Government of Israel.

'Jewish Agency looks forward to working closely with new gov't'

Kremlin congratulates Isaac Herzog on presidential victory

Russian Pres. Putin congratulates Israel's new President Herzog on his win, expresses hope for further development of relations with Israel.

Kremlin congratulates Isaac Herzog on presidential victory

Jewish movement: Isaac Herzog 'one of the strongest and most powerful advocates' for Jews

Combat Antisemitism Movement, UJA-Federation of New York, praise election of Isaac Herzog as Israel's 11th President.

Herzog 'one of the strongest & most powerful advocates' for Jews

Jewish Agency: Herzog's 'unwavering dedication' is 'an inspiration'

The Jewish Agency for Israel congratulates its Chairman Isaac Herzog on becoming the next President of the State of Israel.

Herzog's 'unwavering dedication is an inspiration'

WJC Pres. Ronald Lauder praises Isaac Herzog: 'No better or more able candidate'

World Jewish Congress Pres. says he 'looks forward' to working with Israel's Pres. Herzog to 'fight against resurging anti-Semitism.'

WJC chief praises Herzog: 'No better or more able candidate'

New President Herzog: 'Seasoned diplomat & political leader'

Conference of European Rabbis congratulates newly-elected Pres. Isaac Herzog, praises him as a 'seasoned diplomat and political leader.'

New President Herzog: 'Seasoned diplomat & political leader'

Last 'Operation Zur Israel' flight lands in Israel, bringing new Ethiopian immigrants

Nearly 300 New Ethiopian immigrants land in Israel on final flight of 'Operation Zur Israel.'

Last 'Operation Zur Israel' flight lands in Israel

Herzog: Increased online anti-Semitism since COVID-19 outbreak

Knesset launces lobby dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism.

Herzog: Increased online anti-Semitism since COVID-19 outbreak

Rivlin: With every coronavirus update, we pray for Diaspora Jewry

Pres. Rivlin meets with head of Jewish Agency, discusses impact of coronavirus on Jewish communities.

Rivlin: With every update, we pray for Diaspora Jewry

'I love Israel, people have everything they need here'

More than 2,000 new olim children from 37 countries set to join Israeli school system, including 31 who arrived in covert missions.

'I love Israel, people have everything they need here'

Herzog: Cyprus has 'vested interest' in fighting terror

Jewish Agency Chairman Herzog meets with Cyprus President at Diaspora Conference.

Herzog: Cyprus has 'vested interest' in fighting terror

Jewish Agency Chair: The pain will stay with us forever

'Here, on this cursed ground, her life ended.' Jewish Agency Chair. Isaac Herzog remembers father's cousin, who was killed at Auschwitz

Jewish Agency Chair: The pain will stay with us foreverplayer

Herzog: Blue and White may be the new Labor party

Jewish Agency leader says Labor party's historic role in development of Israel has come to an end.

Herzog: Blue and White may be the new Labor party

Argentina Chief Rabbi makes first public appearance since attack

Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich meets Jewish Agency head Yitzhak Herzog in first public appearance since he was beaten in his home last month.

Argentina Chief Rabbi makes first public appearance since attack

'Attacked Rabbi is showing resilience'

Jewish Agency head Yitzhak Herzog says Argentina must catch 'villains' who seriously injured country's chief rabbi in anti-Semitic attack.

'Attacked Rabbi is showing resilience'player

President Rivlin speaks with Argentina Chief Rabbi after attack

Israeli President tells Chief Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich Israel will "do everything necessary to protect Jews' following anti-Semitic attack.

President Rivlin speaks with Argentina Chief Rabbi after attack

Herzog: Orthodox, Reform, Conservative will respect each other

Jewish Agency Chairman Yitzhak Herzog tells North American Jewry at Jewish Federation GA Israel-Diaspora divide an existential threat.

Herzog: Orthodox, Reform, Conservative will respect each otherplayer

The Opposition Leader’s swan song

Gil Hoffman asks Yitzhak Herzog whether leaving the Zionist Union is akin to fleeing the sinking Titanic.

The Opposition Leader’s swan song

Celebrating 70 years of Aliyah with 700 Olim

Jewish Agency holds festive event at Ben Gurion Airport with hundreds of Olim who came in one day from France, Russia, Argentina and Brazil.

Celebrating 70 years of Aliyah with 700 Olimplayer

Bennett concerned: We will lose millions of Jews in the Diaspora

Education Minister and Jewish Agency chairman participate in evening of dialogue in Shoham.

Bennett concerned: We will lose millions of Jews in the Diasporaplayer

Yitzhak Herzog leaves Knesset

Former Labor party leader and new head of Jewish Agency bids farewell to the Knesset after 15 years of service.

Yitzhak Herzog leaves Knesset

Herzog's parting speech: Be careful how you talk

Chairman of opposition leaves Knesset to head Jewish Agency. 'Understand that every word here can ignite a fire among our people in vain.'

Herzog's parting speech: Be careful how you talk

Herzog walks back comment calling intermarriage a ‘plague’

New Jewish Agency head says comment comparing intermarriage to a plague was misunderstood.

Herzog walks back comment calling intermarriage a ‘plague’

It's official: Herzog to head Jewish Agency

Herzog will take the new position on August 1, replacing Natan Sharansky, who has chaired the agency for the past 9 years.

It's official: Herzog to head Jewish Agency

Bennett welcomes Herzog's appointment as Jewish Agency head

Jewish Home leader says Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog a great choice to lead Jewish Agency to try to mend relations with Diaspora.

Bennett welcomes Herzog's appointment as Jewish Agency head

Yitzhak Herzog tapped to lead the Jewish Agency

Former Labor party leader, opposition head appointed leader of Jewish Agency, replacing Natan Sharansky.

Yitzhak Herzog tapped to lead the Jewish Agency

Opposition head: Terror attack was 'despicable murder'

Opposition head Yitzhak Herzog pays condolence visit to family of terror victim Itamar Ben Gal, says murderer should be 'duly punished.'

Opposition head: Terror attack was 'despicable murder'

Herzog: We will not be deterred by terrorism

Opposition chairman condemns attack near Ariel: We are all united around Rabbi Ben Gal's family.

Herzog: We will not be deterred by terrorismplayer

'What would Yitzhak Herzog's grandfather think?'

Jewish Home MK slams Opposition leader Herzog's willingness to hand responsibility for Temple Mount to Saudi Arabia.

'What would Yitzhak Herzog's grandfather think?'player

Herzog offers Saudis 'special role' on Temple Mount

Zionist Union MK Herzog says Israelis ready for peace, suggests offering Saudi Arabia central role in deciding Temple Mount's future.

Herzog offers Saudis 'special role' on Temple Mount

'A cheap populist decision'

Leftist MKs blast Likud Central Committee after its members approve a motion calling for Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.

'A cheap populist decision'

Herzog to Netanyahu: Israel also needs a Menachem Begin

Opposition leader tells PM just as Arab world needs another Anwar Sadat, Israel needs another Menachem Begin to make peace.

Herzog to Netanyahu: Israel also needs a Menachem Begin

'Palestinians are going backwards 100 years'

PM says Balfour paved way for international recognition of Israel, Arab refusal to accept Jewish rights root cause of conflict.

'Palestinians are going backwards 100 years'

Har Adar terror attack victims laid to rest

The 3 victims of deadly terrorist attack buried. 'What a chasm between two men - one who loved life, and one who came to kill.'

Har Adar terror attack victims laid to rest

'The Land of Israel does not belong to any party'

President, Opposition Leader attend 40th anniversary celebration of Samaria community Elkana. 'Elkana was established by Rabin government.'

'The Land of Israel does not belong to any party'

Barak: Netanyahu continues to whine

Former PM fires back at Netanyahu who mocked him during a speech in Tel Aviv. Left blasts Likud support rally.

Barak: Netanyahu continues to whine

Herzog: 'A profane fire threatens us from within'

Opposition leader participates in Eicha reading at the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Herzog: 'A profane fire threatens us from within'

Herzog to remain opposition leader

New Labor party chairman Avi Gabbay asks outgoing leader to continue as opposition leader because he is currently not an MK.

Herzog to remain opposition leader

Herzog loses Labor party leadership

MK Amir Peretz and former minister Avi Gabai to face off in second round of Labor primaries.

Herzog loses Labor party leadership