The Jewish Agency for Israel announced on October 13, 2023, an immediate emergency aid fund totaling NIS 10 million to assist Gaza border communities in rehabilitation following the devastation incurred during the war.
The Jewish Agency’s Fund for Victims of Terror received a $5 million donation, its largest ever private donation, from Julia and Yuri Milner’s Breakthrough Foundation, which will ensure that the Fund can provide essential support on both an immediate and long-term basis to all of the current war’s victims.
Three planes took off from Gondar to Addis Ababa on August 10, 2023, carrying more than 150 passengers including Israeli citizens, Jewish Agency staff and program participants as well as around 50 eligible immigrants who are expected to make Aliyah soon.
The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Summer Camp Shlichim (Israeli emissaries) are gearing up for yet another impactful season where, with support from Jewish Federations, 1,500 shlichim are heading out to join the staff at 158 camps across North America.
On June 4, 2023, Jewish Agency Chairman of the Executive Major General (Res.) Doron Almog visited New York City this week to support the local Jewish community and to march with the organization's Shlichim (Israeli emissaries) in the annual Celebrate Israel Parade.