• Bringing Israel to Princeton

    Representing Israel at one of America’s most highly selective universities comes with special challenges and opportunities
    By Daniel Temkin on 23 Jul 2017 / 29 Tamuz 5777
  • Supporting Diverse Streams of Judaism in Israel

    The Jewish Agency enables a wide variety of ways to experience Judaism in the Jewish State
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 20 Jul 2017 / 26 Tamuz 5777
  • After a Tragedy, Druze Intelligence Officer is Grateful for the Fund for the Victims of Terror

    When Knan Trudi’s brother-in-law was killed in a terror attack in Jerusalem, his family received assistance from The Jewish Agency’s Fund for the Victims of Terror. Knan, from the Druze village of
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 25 Apr 2017 / 29 Nisan 5777
  • Aliyah – My Turning Point

    For Lena Bregman, immigrating to Israel from the Former Soviet Union was the most important decision she made.
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 25 Apr 2017 / 29 Nisan 5777
  • Bringing the Mideast to the Midwest

    Over three years as a shlicha in Cincinnati, Jerusalem native Maia Morag has emphasized building personal connections and presenting a complex view of Israel. But ask her about this life-changing
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 15 Mar 2017 / 17 Adar II 5777
  • Israel’s Senior Citizens, Holocaust Survivors and the Housing Crisis

    From Hell to Home: Saving Israel’s Senior Citizens and Holocaust Survivors from the Housing Crisis

    A lack of affordable housing for seniors is one of Israel’s most acute social challenges. Amigour is leading the way for change.
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 15 Mar 2017 / 17 Adar II 5777
  • The 6 Best Ways to Learn Hebrew Right Now

    The Jewish Agency started the first Ulpan in 1949 as a method to rapidly teach Hebrew to the hundreds of thousands of new immigrants we helped settle in the newly founded State of Israel. It’s still
    By Avi Bass on 15 Mar 2017 / 17 Adar II 5777
  • Finding My Spark – From Roanoke to Israel

    After graduating from a college with fewer than 30 Jewish Students, Shaina Lidd decided to spend a year in Israel. She joined a secular Yeshiva, and started teaching Arab-Israelis in the Bedouin city
    By on 15 Mar 2017 / 17 Adar II 5777
  • Preparing Tomorrow’s Haredi Soldiers

    Serving in Israel's military can be especially challenging for people from haredi (ultra-Orthodox) backgrounds, who often lack the support network and knowledge of the army that many of their non
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 13 Feb 2017 / 17 Shevat 5777
  • They Never Would Have Known They Were Actually Family

    After Kim and Jennifer met in Jerusalem, the two immigrants from Marseille became close friends, bonding over their shared background. But when each planned a vacation to France for a family bar
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 13 Feb 2017 / 17 Shevat 5777