The Jewish Agency for Israel brings Jews to Israel, Israel to Jews and helps build a better society in Israel and beyond.
 
Our Vision
To ensure the future of a connected, committed, global Jewish People with a strong Israel at its center.
 
Our Mission
Inspire Jews throughout the world to connect with their People, heritage, and homeland, and empower them to build a thriving Jewish future and a strong Israel.

Featured Programs
  • City Mart Food Cooperative
    City Mart Food Cooperative

    CityMart offers lower cost groceries and supplies to Israel's periphery.

  • Amigour
    Amigour: Subsidized Housing in Israel

    Amigour is a Jewish Agency subsidiary that provides quality housing in Israel to the elderly, new immigrants, and single-parent families.

  • Aliyah Global Center
    Global Service Center

    The Global Service Center is our one-stop Aliyah hotline, open throughout the day, in six languages.

  • Two shlichim having fun between training sessions at Kibbutz Shfayim, in preparation for heading out to summer camps across North America
    Shlichim (Israeli Emissaries)

    Our shlichim bridge the gap between Jews of different backgrounds and Israel, increase Jewish awareness and pride within your community and promote an understanding of Israel and its ideals.

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    First Home in the Homeland

    First Home in the Homeland provides your young family with a warm home on a kibbutz for your first 6 or 12 months in Israel.

  • Young Aliya
    Young Aliyah

    18-35 years-old and interested in making Israel your home? We offer specialized aliyah absorption programs designed to help young olim and students take their first steps to a lifetime in Israel.

  • Hamorah Sigal Reuveni clarifying a point of Hebrew grammar to class Aleph-3 at the Ulpan Etzion Absorption Center at Beit Canada in Jerusalem
    Ulpan

    Ease into your absorption by learning Hebrew at your level while connecting with other olim, enjoying cultural events and trips around Israel.

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    Partnership2Gether

    The Partnership2Gether peoplehood platform (previously known as Partnership 2000) connects some 500 communities around the world in 46 partnerships. P2G is building living bridges among these communities - sharing ideas, strengths, challenges, and models of success.

  • Project TEN, Ethiopia
    Project TEN: Global Tikkun Olam

    Be The Change - Become a Jewish global activist and volunteer in Ghana, Mexico, Uganda, Ethiopia or Israel

  • Masa Israel Journey program members at Jewish Agency Board of Governors Mega-event rock music performance in Jerusalem
    Masa Israel Journey

    Spend 5-12 months in Israel as part of a study, volunteer, or internship program with other young Jews from around the world.

  • Youth Futures: Mentoring for At-Risk Children

    Each Youth Futures “Mentor” works with 16 at-risk children over the course of three years, teaching skills for academic improvement and social integration that last a lifetime.

  • Students at Nitzana on a desert hike
    Nitzana Educational Eco-Village

    A cutting-edge desert community and educational center that fosters environmentalism, tolerance, and self-confidence. Nitzana is home to many Jewish Agency Social Activism projects.

  • Social Mehinot feature
    Mechinot: Post High-School Service Learning

    At Mechinot, Israeli high school graduates participate in Jewish study, volunteerism, and leadership training, towards a more engaged citizenship and a brighter future.

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    Taglit-Birthright Israel

    Visit Israel as a part of the classic 10-day educational trip, free of charge.

  • מנהיגות יהודית גלובלית
    The Global Leadership Institute

    Established in 2013 with the aim of building the capacity of young adults to be able to mobilize others to make progress on tough local & global Jewish challenges and to lead across organizational, geographic and denominational boundaries in times of change.

  • Kiryat Malachi & Hof Ashkelon

    The Jewish Agency’s Partnership2Gether is a platform connecting about 550 Jewish communities around the world with communities in Israel in 46 partnerships.

  • Service Year Shlichim

    The goal of the Service Year Program (formerly Shin-shinim) is to place high school graduates from Israel in Jewish communities abroad for a one-year program of volunteer activity (Shnat Sheirut).

  • Western Galilee and Central Region

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