• The Urina family from Donetsk is pictured at their hotel in Dnepropetrovsk ahead of their Jewish Agency-facilitated arrival in Israel earlier today.

    In Fast-Paced Operation, Jewish Agency Rescues Group of Immigrants from Donetsk

    Chairman Sharansky: "Jewish Agency representatives in Ukraine continue to be active in all areas and are prepared for any eventuality, as shown by this latest event in my own city of birth,
    By on 27 May 2014 / 27 Iyar 5774
  • Eligibility for Aliyah

    A Yom Ha’atzmaut Essay from a New Olah

    "Like my students, I came to Israel and fell in love – with the people, the country, the history, and with who I am when I am here," writes Shira Kleinman. "I fell in love with Israel
    By on 08 May 2014 / 8 Iyar 5774
  • A First Passover in Israel:

    This year, the Weill and Gilberg families – originally from Paris – are celebrating their first Passover in Israel as Israelis. “Back in Paris, we didn’t expect this outpouring of love and warmth from
    By נתן רועי on 17 Apr 2014 / 17 Nisan 5774
  • Haaretz: As Jews flee unrest, new figures show sharp rise in immigration from Ukraine

    Haaretz's Judy Maltz reports: Number of new immigrants from Ukraine registered at the ministry in the first three months of the year totaled 557, an increase of 43 percent over the same period
    By on 10 Apr 2014 / 10 Nisan 5774
  • The Jerusalem Post: Jewish Agency expands Jerusalem call center

    The Jerusalem Post reports: Spokesman says the call center received nearly twenty thousand calls in the first three months of 2014, marking a 264% increase over last year.
    By on 10 Apr 2014 / 10 Nisan 5774
  • Love at First Sight – in the Aliyah Global Center

    Meirav Abramovich of Israel met Daniel Chai from South Africa when she was an emissary of the Global Center during an Aliyah Campaign of The Jewish Agency. This romance began with the Aliyah Center –
    By נתן רועי on 10 Apr 2014 / 10 Nisan 5774
  • “The Festival of Freedom” – A First Passover in Israel

    Dozens of new olim from Odessa celebrate Passover for the first time in Israel.
    By Давид Шехтер on 09 Apr 2014 / 9 Nisan 5774
  • The Jewish Agency provides olim with benefits and an easy immigration process

    Your Day of Aliyah

    Happy Yom Aliyah
    By Margot Saffer on 08 Apr 2014 / 8 Nisan 5774
  • Springtime in Paris

    When we end the Haggadah with the words, "Next Year in Jerusalem,” let’s not forget that this is not only a statement of possibility. It is a statement of reality for those who need the refuge
    By Misha Galperin on 03 Apr 2014 / 3 Nisan 5774
  • French Aliyah By The Numbers

    Last year there was an historic surge in Aliyah to Israel from France. And if the first two months of 2014 are any indication, French Aliyah is just beginning. The Jewish Agency for Israel believes
    By on 02 Apr 2014 / 2 Nisan 5774