• A whole generation that's fighting for this country—for all of us to live in security and be free.

    Letters from the Front Lines

    A letter from Bar Artov from Mabueem, in the Regional Council of Merchavim. Bar is the daughter of Ile Artov, a graduate of Peoplehood 2 and member of the Partnership2Gether Steering Committee, and
    By Jewish Agency on 21 Jul 2014 / 23 Tamuz 5774
  • Today, we had puppet therapy at the Cheruv Absorption Center in Be’er Sheva.

    Keeping Life Normal in Southern Israel - At All Costs

    How can we help our small children, who waited so long for their summer vacation, to overcome their fears and disappointments? Ravit Elia-Leib, Director of Welfare and Social Services for Ethiopian
    By Jewish Agency on 21 Jul 2014 / 23 Tamuz 5774
  • משפחת אלימי בדרך לאשקלון מלווה באנשי בבית ביחד

    From the Riots of France to the Rockets of Ashkelon

    David Alimi and his family, one of the first recipients of Israeli citizenship from the recent French Aliyah charter flight, went to their new home in Ashkelon -- just as rockets struck.
    By נתן רועי on 21 Jul 2014 / 23 Tamuz 5774
  • “I am so proud of the staff that is committed to education and to values-based action at all times...It warms the heart that The Jewish Agency responds to us, and to others, in real time.”

    Youth Futures Mentors Providing Care 24/7 - Under Fire

    Berkeley is one of 95 Youth Futures Mentors living in southern Israel; together, they are trying to help 1,160 Youth Futures children get through Israel’s current crisis with as little emotional
    By Jewish Agency on 21 Jul 2014 / 23 Tamuz 5774
  • Israelis take cover in southern Israel from incoming rocketfire.

    Not An Easy Time To Be Israeli

    Times like this show us who we are. We would be hard pressed to find another nation as fiercely dedicated to the well-being of far-away "brothers and sisters" than the Jewish people. This
    By Natan Sharansky on 18 Jul 2014 / 20 Tamuz 5774
  • Amigour home hit by Gaza rockets in Netivot.

    Amigour Homes Hit By Gaza Rockets

    UPDATE: JULY 17, 2014: Tonight a Hamas missile fired from Gaza hit an apartment in an Amigour Home in Netivot. Luckily the apartment was empty and was about to be occupied in the near future. No one
    By Jewish Agency on 18 Jul 2014 / 20 Tamuz 5774
  • Anything to give them a few hours outside the shadow of war.

    Youth Futures: In the Full Sense of the Word

    We have been held behind closed doors for almost two weeks. A report from rocket-battered southern Israel.
    By Chen Mor on 18 Jul 2014 / 20 Tamuz 5774
  • בנות משפחת בלחסן הגיעו לישראל עם עוד שישה אחים ואחיות .

    French Aliyah: It's So Good That You Came Home

    In the shadow of a missile attack from Gaza, two planes of new immigrants from Paris landed in Tel Aviv yesterday.
    By נתן רועי on 17 Jul 2014 / 19 Tamuz 5774
  • עולים מהודו במקלט במרכז הקליטה באשדוד

    A Day in the Ashdod Shelter

    We spent a day with Olim and staff members at the Absorption Center in Ashdod. The day included two Code Red sirens; a visit from Chairperson of the Workers’ Committee Hanan Mor; a visit from the
    By נתן רועי on 17 Jul 2014 / 19 Tamuz 5774
  • A family of new immigrants from France receives their te'udot zehut (Israeli ID cards) from Minister of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption Sofa Landver and Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky today (Thursday, July 17) in Jerusalem.

    430 New Immigrants from France Receive Israeli ID Cards

    This afternoon (Thursday, July 17), 430 new immigrants who arrived in Israel last night from France received their te'udot zehut (Israeli ID cards) at a moving ceremony held by the Ministry of
    By Jewish Agency on 17 Jul 2014 / 19 Tamuz 5774