From Ethiopia to the Technion Institute

17-year-old Fentanesh Gasasa has been defying the odds her entire life. After losing her mother at age 6, she helped raise her younger sister in Ethiopia. Most recently she was accepted into Technion
קטי גורדון

Helping Katy Grow Wings

Katy Gordon's path in life was not without struggles. But the lessons she learned through two Jewish Agency programs helped her get through.
Anna Geminisnovna

Flourishing and Falling in Love in Jerusalem

Growing up in Ukraine, Anna Geminisnovna knew she was Jewish, but she couldn’t point out the State of Israel on a world map. Yet just a few years after she quite literally “discovered” Israel, 23-year

How an absorption center operates under fire

Jewish Agency absorption centers offer a “soft landing” and transitional housing for new immigrant families and adults at the beginning of their acculturation process in Israel. But what happens when