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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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Jewish Agency chairmanship deadline to pass with no new candidate

Sources involved in the process said they did not feel they needed to hurry, because the agency's board of governors will not be meeting until February.


Lapid’s Jewish Agency chairman deadline today

There is a strong possibility that the committee will receive a request from Lapid to extend the deadline.


Jewish Agency chairman selection deadline likely to be extended

Lapid's bad press for appointing family members makes Wednesday's deadline especially problematic.


Who will be the next chairman of the Jewish Agency? - opinion

The next Jewish Agency chairman must continue to build a bridge between Israel and Diaspora Jews.


Diaspora interns flourishing in Israel despite coronavirus crisis

Along with yeshiva and university and other educational programs, the Israel Experience branch of the Jewish Agency recently brought 20 young people from around the Jewish world to Israel.

The Jewish Agency needs a unifying leader at the helm - opinion

The new leader of the Jewish Agency must address critical issues of concern to all Jews, rather than focusing on divisive agendas that will only serve to alienate various groups of Jews.

 View of the Jewish Agency headquarters in Jerusalem,

Time for an Anglo chair of the Jewish Agency? - opinion

Few Jewish Agency chairs have been able to understand the complexity of growing up and living in a Diaspora Jewish community.


Thousands to gather at Masa’s largest global event in Israel since COVID

Jewish communities worldwide are represented in this celebration of Masa at 18, the numerical equivalent of chai, a significant symbol of life.

Agency decides to let new candidates join race til November 17

The Jewish Agency election committee refuses Lapid request for four more months to field a new government candidate in place of Elazar Stern.


Jewish Agency candidates frustrated as Lapid pushes to delay vote

Former agency candidate Elazar Stern quit the race after he realized he had no chance to win, due to the scandal over his boasting that he shredded anonymous complaints in the IDF. 

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