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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Work goes on: Efforts to bring last of Ethiopian Jews to Israel

May 25, 2021 by  
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In continuation of the family reunification initiative “Operation Tzur Israel” (“Operation Rock of Israel”), nearly 300 new Ethiopian olim landed in Israel on March 11, joining the other 1,700 Ethiopians who arrived in Israel since last year. 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

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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Israel’s attitude toward the far-right in Europe

February 21, 2018 by  
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Chairman of the Executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel Natan Sharansky has told  the “End to Antisemitism” conference in Vienna than Israel’s attitude toward the far-right in Europe must be coordinated with Local Jewish communities. Read more

471 new apartments for Holocaust survivors

January 18, 2018 by  
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Minister of Construction and Housing Yoav Gallant and Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel Natan Sharansky have laid the cornerstone of the largest housing project for senior citizens ever constructed in Israel. Read more

The Jewish Agency CEO to speak at Celebrating Israel

November 22, 2016 by  
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The National Council of Jewish Women of Australia’s Celebrating Israel annual event marks the historical vote by the United Nations General Assembly of resolution 181, on 29 November 1947, the Partition Plan, called for the establishment of a Jewish State alongside an Arab State, in mandatory Palestine, paving the way for the establishment of the State of Israel. Read more

Lamm elected to the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency

November 15, 2016 by  
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ZFA President Dr Danny Lamm has been elected to serve as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency as a representative of the World Zionist Organisation. Read more

French Jews on the move

February 10, 2015 by  
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A record 8,000 people, mostly between the ages of 16 and 35, have visited Israel opportunity fairs held by The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption this week across France. Read more

Moving out?

January 12, 2015 by  
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Hundreds of French Jews have attended a Jewish Agency for Israel Aliyah (immigration to Israel) information fair under tight security in central Paris. Read more

Diaspora in partnership with Israel to ensure continuity

June 2, 2014 by  
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The Government of Israel has approved the Government of Israel-World Jewry Joint Initiative, which aims to help ensure the continuity of the Jewish people by strengthening young Jews’ Jewish identity and enhancing connections between world Jewry and the State of Israel. Read more

World wide online Jewish conference

February 13, 2014 by  
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Australia will join Jewish communities from across the globe will take part in a three-day online brainstorming marathon next week, February 16-18. Read more

The last Ethiopians arrive in Israel

August 29, 2013 by  
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Around 450 new immigrants from Ethiopia boarded two Jewish Agency-chartered flights bound for Israel  yesterday and arrived in Tel Aviv a few hours later. Read more

Israel strengthening Diaspora ties

July 23, 2013 by  
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The “Lobby for Strengthening the Jewish People” has been launched in the Knesset by the co-Chairmen Dr Nachman Shai and Tzachi Hanegbi with the participation of over 40 Knesset members from across the Israeli political spectrum. Read more

Pearls light Yom Hazikaron flame

April 16, 2013 by  
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Ruth and Professor Judea Pearl, the parents of the late American Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl murdered in Pakistan, lit the memorial flame at a Yom Hazikaron – Israel Memorial Day ceremony in Jerusalem. Read more