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
The program is geared towards post-college graduates under the age of 30, from English-speaking countries such as the United States, Canada or the UK.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in March, Nefesh B’Nefesh has welcomed over 300 Olim to Israel, including three group Aliyah flights.
The Jewish Agency provided almost $10 million in interest-free loans to Jewish organizations in 23 countries, Chairman Isaac Herzog said in a briefing with community leaders.
"Israel is emerging as a place that sets the example, and in a global platform, we are dealing with the challenges of current communities in education, security, and leadership.”
In addition to providing financial support, Shay Felber said that the Jewish Agency has continued providing educational activities and connections to Israel
The flight was organized by the Jewish Agency and paid for by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, a pro-Israel Evangelical organization.
That would constitute almost double the average of recent years.
“I think that now it is very clear that early detection of symptoms and monitoring of the patients in the early stage of the disease make a big difference."
Their arrival coincided with the annual day of remembrance for Ethiopian Jews who died on the way to Israel, as well as with Jerusalem Day.
Nefesh B'Nefesh and Jewish Agency say they saw the greatest increase in immigrant applications from New York and New Jersey.