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Jewish Agency chairman warns of anti-Semitic ‘plague’ spreading in Europe
January 24, 2019
At annual gathering at the European Parliament, Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog says world “can no longer ignore the fact that Jews are once again unsafe in the streets of Europe” • Herzog asks E.U. to unite against “raging crisis.”
Jewish Agency for Israel announces first female CEO
December 21, 2018
Amira Aharonovich, 47, was named as CEO and director general.
Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre
Herzog flies to Pittsburgh to mourn, Jewish Agency sends trauma counselors
November 1, 2018
In partnership with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in coordination with Federation, the Jewish Agency engaged with the Israel Trauma Coalition to dispatch a mission of five post-trauma and grief specialists from Israel right following the Oct. 27 shooting.
“We need to talk ... ”
Masa Israel promotes ‘massive social musical initiative’ at GA in Tel Aviv
October 25, 2018
“Music is and has always been one of society’s greatest connectors,” said Liran Avisar Ben-Horin, CEO of Masa Israel Journey.
Herzog makes first visit to US as head of Jewish Agency
August 10, 2018
The former Zionist Union leader visited Jewish Federations in New York, Boston and Philadelphia, promoting the Jewish Agency’s mission to “inspire Jews throughout the world to connect with their people, heritage, and land, and empower them to build a thriving Jewish future and a strong Israel.”
Thousands of North American teens gather in Israel for NCSY mega-event
July 26, 2018
Held under the stars, the event featured a massive barbecue, concert and talk from incoming Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog.
Isaac Herzog elected as next head of the Jewish Agency
June 24, 2018
His election comes at a time of a deepening strain between Israel and Diaspora Jewry due to a number of issues, including egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall, as well as the Israeli Rabbinate’s control over Jewish conversion and marriage.
Isaac Herzog nominated to head Jewish Agency
June 21, 2018
He will replace Natan Sharansky, a former Soviet dissident who has served as the head of the Jewish Agency since 2009.