• David Ben Shimon

    Dancing All the Way to Israel

    A choreographed journey to a new life
    By on 21 Oct 2016 / 19 Tishrei 5777
  • Lone Soldier Receives Honor from President Reuven Rivlin

    Ariela Tenenbaum immigrated to Israel from Guatemala. She is a lone soldier in the IDF, and received an honor from Israel’s President, Reuven Rivlin, for excellence in her IDF service.
    By Avi Bass on 14 Oct 2016 / 12 Tishrei 5777
  • A New Dawn: Becoming an Ambassador for Israel

    Dawn Kassirer grew up in Orange County, New York with a Christmas tree in her home. Masa was a turning point for her.
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 11 Oct 2016 / 9 Tishrei 5777
  • You can take the Israeli to Mexico, but...

    Gal Komem tells his story of finding new perspective when he went to Mexico to volunteer on Project TEN.
    By Avi Bass on 10 Oct 2016 / 8 Tishrei 5777
  • Project TEN: Discovering a Hidden History in the Lower Galilee

    Shelby Lifshitz took a chance and moved to Israel for a year of volunteering, hardly conceiving that the trip would end with an amazing discovery about the hidden life of her family.
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 19 Sep 2016 / 16 Elul 5776
  • Fanny Fulfills Her Aliyah

    After a journey around the world, Fanny finally returned home, to Israel.
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 19 Sep 2016 / 16 Elul 5776
  • A Hundred Young Israelis Embark on Service Year Volunteering Around the Globe

    From various backgrounds and life experiences, 100 post-high school Israelis recently left the comfort of their home country to serve as emissaries to Jewish communities around the world.
    By Jewish Agency Staff on 19 Sep 2016 / 16 Elul 5776
  • Supporting Jewish Life in South America

    Last week, a special delegation from Israel’s Knesset is visiting South America. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the ways that The Jewish Agency strengthens Jewish life in
    By Avi Bass on 16 Aug 2016 / 12 Av 5776
  • He wouldn't let his disease get in the way of his passion. With our help, he brought gluten-free beer to Israel.

    Meadan Craft Brewing made use of The Jewish Agency for Israel's Small Business Loan Funds to create a unique, gluten-free brewery in a small town in Israel's north.
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 24 Jul 2016 / 18 Tamuz 5776
  • The Azoulay Family Arrives in Israel From France

    "We wanted our children to grow up in a Jewish society as we, their parents, succeed in our work and are absorbed into Israeli society."
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 22 Jun 2016 / 16 Sivan 5776