Herzog shows his appreciation to the Australian Jewish community

November 8, 2021 by  
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Israel’s President Isaac Herzog has written to Zionist Federation of Australia President Jeremy Leibler, welcoming the announcement that Australia will adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism, and congratulating the Jewish community for its role in securing its adoption. Read more

President Herzog establishes Israeli Climate Forum

October 21, 2021 by  
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Israel’s President Isaac Herzog has announced the establishment of the Israeli Climate Forum, which will lead discussions about the climate crisis and Israel’s role in the fight against it. Read more

President Herzog: Jews around the world have interpreted COVID-19 as call for aliyah

October 15, 2021 by  
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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is being interpreted by Jews around the world as a call to come to Israel, and the Jewish state must be ready for them, President Isaac Herzog says. Read more

President Herzog address the Malmo Forum

October 14, 2021 by  
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President Isaac Herzog participated virtually in the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism in Malmö, Sweden. Read more

President Herzog hopes for positive outcome from Glasgow

October 13, 2021 by  
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President Isaac Herzog has addressed the Jerusalem Post 10th Annual Conference at the Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem. Read more

Isaac Herzog to travel to Ukraine for first state visit as Israel’s president

September 30, 2021 by  
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Israeli President Isaac Herzog will head to Ukraine next week for the first state visit of his presidency, according to an official statement. Read more

Herzog visits family of slain Border Police officer

September 5, 2021 by  
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President Isaac Herzog has paid a condolence call to the family of the late Border Police officer Staff Sgt. Barel Hadaria Shmueli in Be’er Yaakov.

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Happy 100th Maccabi World Union

August 30, 2021 by  
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President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog participated in the Maccabi World Union‘s centenary celebrations at Kfar HaMaccabiah in Ramat Gan. Read more

Israeli President Isaac Herzog carries on a family tradition

July 9, 2021 by  
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Israeli President Isaac Herzog’s path was paved by the generations that came before him…writes Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau. Read more

President-elect Isaac Herzog bids farewell to Jewish Agency colleagues and participants

July 6, 2021 by  
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Participants in The Jewish Agency for Israel’s programs under outgoing Chairman of the Executive and President-elect Isaac Herzog’s tenure have farewelled him in a ceremony yesterday in Jerusalem.

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My friend Isaac

June 3, 2021 by  
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Sydney-based Steven Lowy is the Chairman of the World Board of Trustees of Keren-Hayesod and has worked extensively with President-elect Isaac Herzog. Read more

Biden welcomes Herzog

June 3, 2021 by  
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The U.S. President Joe Biden extended his “warm congratulations” to Isaac Herzog on his election to serve as the 11th President of the State of Israel. Read more

Handing over the baton

June 3, 2021 by  
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President of Israel Reuven Rivlin has congratulated president-elect Isaac ‘Bougie’ Herzog. Read more

Community leaders welcome president-elect Isaac Herzog

June 3, 2021 by  
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Congratulatory messages have been sent by community leadership on the election of Isaac Herzog as Israel’s new president. Read more

Isaac Herzog elected as Israel’s next president

June 2, 2021 by  
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Isaac Herzog will serve as Israel’s 11th president after 119 Members of Knesset cast their ballot on Wednesday and 87 of them voted for Herzog. Read more

100 new immigrants from 45 countries convene at Western Wall for pre-Yom Kippur prayers

October 7, 2019 by  
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Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog and 100 Olim (immigrants) from 45 countries convened on Saturday at the Kotel, Western Wall, to recite the Selichot, special prayers recited by Jews worldwide during the days before and between Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Read more

Herzog calls on world leaders to stem tide of anti-Semitism at March of the Living

May 3, 2019 by  
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Isaac Herzog, chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, called on world leaders to unite and stem the tide of anti-Semitism during Thursday’s March of the Living on Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi camp in Poland.

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Yitzhak Herzog named next Jewish Agency chairman

June 22, 2018 by  
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Opposition leader Isaac (Bougie) Herzog is to be named the next Chairman of the Jewish Agency, despite the opposition of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Herzog will replace Natan Sharansky who has been in the post since 2009.

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Israeli lawmakers approve preliminary bill on death penalty for terrorists

January 4, 2018 by  
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Israeli lawmakers yesterday approved a preliminary piece of legislation easing the threshold for military courts to carry out executions of convicted terrorists. Read more

Shift trends in the West

March 16, 2017 by  
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Australian Jewry’s role as arguably the most successful diaspora Jewish community was included in discussions at the Jewish World’s most significant  think tank, the Jewish People’s Policy Institute, in Jerusalem recently. Read more