The Jewish Agency for Israel

Michael Siegal Awarded the Israeli Presidential Medal of Honor

Michael Siegal was awarded last night for his extraordinary commitment to the Jewish State and advancing ties between Israel and North American Jewry.

‘I wish Israel would have a better appreciation of the fact that it even exists’

An interview with Michael Siegal, former board chair of the Jewish Agency, upon receiving the Presidential Medal of Honor


Russia approves ban on ‘foreign agents’

Several rights groups, including Human Rights Watch, called for the initiative to be dropped as it was being approved by lawmakers.

Yom Kippur: The power of community & collective responsibility

Newly appointed chair of the Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors reflects on why Yom Kippur is an opportunity for gratitude.


Ethiopian-Israeli smashes barriers at the Jewish Agency

No. 43 on The Jerusalem Post's Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2022: Sigal Kanotopsky, director of the Jewish Agency for Israel for the northeast US.


Jewish Agency in Russia stops sharing information with Israeli office - exclusive

The Jewish Agency in Russia is keeping information close due to national information-sharing laws.


JFNA mission to accompany 215 Ethiopians on aliyah flight

In addition to more than $100 million in core funding they raise every year, Jewish Federations have launched a campaign of $9m. for the continuation of immigration from Ethiopia.

Doron Almog to visit 180 immigrants on first days in office

Doron Almog is planning to visit 180 immigrants on his first days in office as chairman of the executive at the Jewish Agency.

Russian Jewish Agency closure hearing postponed by one month

The Jewish Agency's lawyer asked for time to study the documents filed against them. * The Russian court denied a request for an outside mediation process for reconciliation.

What will happen with the Jewish Agency trial in Russia? Four scenarios

Regardless of what the trial yields, it's important to remember that nobody knows how much Russian political intervention there is behind the scenes.

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