Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel Natan Sharansky addresses the opening plenary of the Jewish Agency Board of Governors meetings today (Sunday, June 22) in Jerusalem.

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  • I had no experience in mens fashion before I began my job at NordicShirts.

    Basketball, Men's Fashion — and The Jewish Agency

    A graduate of Jewish Agency programs launches a promotional campaign, through NordicShirts, to support The Agency’s programs around the world. “I had no experience in men’s fashion before I began my
    By Joshua Berkman on 08 Apr 2014 / 8 Nisan 5774
  • I felt like I got on a flight, went to sleep, and woke up at home- Matityahu Mizan

    From alpha to aleph, ouzo to arak

    "I feel like I have found myself in Israel. For me, this is freedom" says new Greek oleh Matityahu Mizan
    By Margot Saffer on 27 Jan 2013 / 16 Shevat 5773
  • במרתף הבית בלוגנסק, ארגז תפוחי האדמה שבו ישנו האם והבן ארתור

    From Eastern Ukraine to Israel

    For the past year and a half, The Jewish Agency has been there to help the Zolodyev family, every step of the way. This began with their daughter Aleksandrina’s participating on Sela, moving to a
    By נתן רועי on 18 Nov 2014 / 25 Heshvan 5775
  • Coming Home with Shirel Bitan

    A new Olah from France, a talented singer-song-writer, a proud Zionist – and a mother of two: meet Shirel Bitan. This week, the feisty contestant Shirel Bitan passed another round of eliminations with
    By Chen Mor on 28 Oct 2014 / 4 Heshvan 5775
  • Julio Lozano, Ester Garzon and their children.

    A New Year in a New Homeland

    At a Rosh Hashana party in Beersheva’s Yeelim Absorption Center for New Immigrants, 100 participants gathered, including both olim and Masa participants from the former Soviet Union studying Hebrew at
    By Sarah Bronson on 21 Oct 2014 / 27 Tishrei 5775
  • ג'ורדנה בראון

    Jerusalem: Jordana’s Sukkot Holiday

    She made Aliyah to Israel from Queens, NY. And this is her first Sukkot in Israel as a new immigrant. Yes, she always dreamed of coming here. And now, as a student at the Ulpan Hebrew program, she’s
    By נתן רועי on 07 Oct 2014 / 13 Tishrei 5775
  • Fear in a Library, then Aliyah to Israel

    The Balaban family of Gorlovka, Ukraine, fled their home after Olga's workplace was shelled. Now adjusting to their new home in Haifa, they look back at the home they left, and forward to the
    By נתן רועי on 09 Sep 2014 / 14 Elul 5774
  • Aliyah Wings

    Wings: Supporting Lone Immigrant Soldiers in a Time of Crisis

    During Operation Protective Edge, approximately 70% of lone soldiers served in combat roles. For lone soldiers, who made Aliyah on their own, the conflict intensifies the challenging adjustment to
    By Jewish Agency on 28 Aug 2014 / 2 Elul 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