• Summer camp in Kharkov, Ukraine.

    A Taste of Jewish Agency Camp

    “I didn’t know about Mount Sinai . . . I wish for people to learn here the way I have.” – Sofia, 8
    By Jewish Agency on 03 Sep 2014 / 8 Elul 5774
  • Summer camp in St. Petersburg, Russia.

    Jewish Voices from the Former Soviet Union

    Read these moving testimonials from Jewish Agency summer camps in Russia, Moldova, and Belarus.
    By Jewish Agency on 02 Sep 2014 / 7 Elul 5774
  • Children in summer camp, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

    Jewish Voices from the Former Soviet Union

    Read these moving testimonials from Jewish Agency summer camps throughout Ukraine and Latvia.
    By Jewish Agency on 27 Aug 2014 / 1 Elul 5774
  • Approximately 300 children ages 6-16 participated over 10 days in the annual summer camp organized by the Fund for the Victims of Terror.

    An Orphan With 300 Mothers

    Approximately 300 children ages 6-16 participated over 10 days in the annual summer camp organized by the Fund for the Victims of Terror.
    By Sarah Bronson on 26 Aug 2014 / 30 Av 5774
  • Illustration: IDF lone soldiers on duty.

    Why I'm Joining the IDF: A Young Lone Soldier Explains

    "They are my brothers and sisters, and they are defending my family. I would like to return the favor," Gideon Drucker of New Jersey explains.
    By Jewish Agency on 14 Aug 2014 / 18 Av 5774
  • СОХНУТ ПРИВЕЗ ДЕСЯТКИ ЕВРЕЙСКИХ ДЕТЕЙ ИЗ ВОСТОЧНОЙ УКРАИНЫ В ЛЕТНИЙ ЛАГЕРЬ В ИЗРАИЛЕ

    Jewish Agency Brings Dozens of Teens from Embattled Areas of Ukraine to Special Summer Camp in Israel

    Ukrainian Immigration to Israel Triples Since the Beginning of 2014
    By Jewish Agency on 14 Aug 2014 / 18 Av 5774
  • In Ashkelon, Hope Blossoms

    “Despite the sirens, I remind myself constantly that we have survived all the past wars and that we shall pass this too."
    By Chen Mor on 08 Aug 2014 / 12 Av 5774
  • The Power of Respite Programming for Children in Southern Israel

    “In their greatest hour of despair, people do have their own strengths and you need to strengthen them. We are there temporarily, lending our resources.” Talia Levanon, Israel Trauma Coalition
    By Jewish Agency on 07 Aug 2014 / 11 Av 5774
  • Respite activities with the Youth Futures program in Sderot.

    Operation Protective Edge: PTSD Recovery Continues

    As part of our professional work in Israel and around the world for traumatic and tragic events, it is clear to us that emotional respite work allows people to exit a situation of constant stress, and
    By Jewish Agency on 07 Aug 2014 / 11 Av 5774
  • Along with three other former Shlichim who also now work for The Agency’s Shlichim Unit, Noa was helping provide a “day of respite” for these children.

    Shlichut Starts at Home: “Without question, this is not an easy time to be a Shaliach, away from home.”

    “How do you make a house?” ”How do you visualize the sound of a siren?’’ “How do you make a sculpture of peace?”
    By Jewish Agency on 07 Aug 2014 / 11 Av 5774