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World's largest Jewish NPO, founded in 1908. Leading organization responsible for aliyah, played major role in establishing modern State of Israel. Headed by Natan Sharansky
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Bennett plunges into Jewish Agency race for Stern

Strategic Planning Minister Eli Avidar is confident his promotion is on the way.

 A kippah demonstration in front of a synagogue in Berlin

Global Jewish population numbers 15.2 million

Of the world’s Jews, 6.9 live in Israel, and 8.3 live in the Diaspora.

Israel receives record-breaking 1,000 olim in August

Nefesh B'Nefesh is well on target to reaching 5,000 olim by the end of the year.

 View of the Jewish Agency headquarters in Jerusalem,

Nevzlin mulls joining crowded field of Jewish Agency candidates

If chosen for the post, she would be the first woman to head the agency. Herzog has denied urging former MK Uzi Dayan to run.  

 View of the Jewish Agency headquarters in Jerusalem,

Why we need to care about the Jewish Agency

Much of the Jewish world doesn’t fully understand the critical role the Jewish Agency plays in programs like Birthright and Jewish education initiatives.


Meet the hi-tech olim finding job success

Three stories of how new immigrants obtained employment in Israel’s hi-tech industry

Gantz's political capital is leverage, will it get him to the top? - analysis

"I still see myself on the path to be prime minister," Gantz said. "But I work for the current government."


Jewish Agency race: Prime minister's candidate in religious Zionist hands

If World Mizrachi opposes Stern, he will lose his chance of receiving the plum post and the race will become wide open.


Grapevine: New leadership

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

145 Israeli emissaries embark on worldwide service year

Each year, the Jewish Agency's ShinShinim program allows a group of high school graduates the opportunity to defer their army service in order to volunteer in Jewish communities around the globe.

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