• "We Were Prisoners in Yemen": Meet Israel's Most Recent Arrivals

    Seventeen Yemenite Jews recently made Aliyah (immigrated) to reunite with their families. Read their stories of life in Yemen.
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 23 Mar 2016 / 13 Adar II 5776
  • Secret Aliyah Operation Brings Home Final Group of Yemenite Jewish Immigrants to Israel

    “From Operation Magic Carpet in 1949 until the present day, The Jewish Agency has helped bring Yemeni Jewry home to Israel. Today we bring that historic mission to a close.”
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 21 Mar 2016 / 11 Adar II 5776
  • A Project TEN volunteer runs a computer class for children in a fishing village in Ghana.

    “The Jewish Peace Corps”: Sending Young Volunteers to Communities Around the World

    A thousand young people to serve communities in South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mexico, Peru, and Israel through The Jewish Agency for Israel's Project TEN program.
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 14 Mar 2016 / 4 Adar II 5776
  • Jewish Agency to Distribute $1 Million in Financial Assistance to Over 100 Victims of the Current Wave of Terror

    "The support is not only financial – this is an expression of Diaspora Jewry’s solidarity with the people of Israel.”
    By Amishai Gottlieb on 09 Mar 2016 / 29 Adar 5776
  • 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
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    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
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    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