• Q&A With Lea Tbol : A Jewish Agency Emissary in the Brazilian Periphery

    “What led me to want to become an Jewish Agency shlicha (emissary) is my connection to Judaism and Israel. Here, I am discovering diverse ways of Jewish life. Here, I find the power of working with
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 08 Mar 2016 / 28 Adar 5776
  • Q&A With Nili Surkis: A Social Justice Pioneer in Arad

    “Women shouldn’t be afraid to make a change. We are women who take responsibility for our lives. We must improve our lives and we aren’t waiting for anyone to come and help us.”
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 08 Mar 2016 / 28 Adar 5776
  • Pnina Agenyahu

    Q&A With Pnina Agenyahu: A Leading Woman in The Jewish Agency

    "Being here in the U.S. and feeling the distance of Israel while at the same time feeling the yearning for Israel, strengthens my will to do more for Israel and the Jewish people."
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 07 Mar 2016 / 27 Adar 5776
  • Aliyah: From Freezing Finland to Israel

    Over 20,000 immigrants have made Aliyah from the FSU via Finland with the aid of Finnish Christian supporters of Israel and the Jewish people.
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 29 Feb 2016 / 20 Adar 5776
  • הכותל המערבי

    Sharansky to Head Committee for New Egalitarian Section of Western Wall

    The council will include representatives of the different streams, representatives of the Women of the Wall as well of the Government of Israel.
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 01 Feb 2016 / 22 Shevat 5776
  • Michael Douglas, Natan Sharansky Make Joint Visit to U.S. College Campuses

    Both the human rights icon to discuss their ‘Jewish Journeys’ at Brown, Stanford and UCSB
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 28 Jan 2016 / 18 Shevat 5776
  • A Match Made in Shlichut

    "We hold the same core values — serving on shlichut is something that is extremely important to both of us — and that brings us together.”
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 26 Jan 2016 / 16 Shevat 5776
  • Terror Strikes Our Family

    Last week’s terror attack, at a bar in the heart of Tel Aviv, was a tragedy that struck close to home.
    By Jewish Agency on 07 Jan 2016 / 26 Tevet 5776
  • Aliyah Numbers Up, Up and Away

    "The fact that immigrants choose to come to Israel is a sign that Israel invests their lives with meaning that they cannot find elsewhere."
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 04 Jan 2016 / 23 Tevet 5776
  • A Concrete Solution to Israel’s Housing Crisis

    New public housing venture in partnership with the state of Israel
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 28 Dec 2015 / 16 Tevet 5776