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MK Isaac Herzog Elected Jewish Agency Chairman of the Executive

The Board of Governors of The Jewish Agency for Israel has unanimously elected Member of Knesset Isaac Herzog to succeed Natan Sharansky as Chairman of The Jewish Agency Executive.

Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway: A Message From The President & CEO

As Jews, tradition teaches us to stand for those without a voice. Our tradition also teaches us to welcome and care for the stranger. Speaking out on the policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border is on all of our shoulders.

A message from Jewish Voices United

On Wednesday President Trump took steps to bring an end to the forced separation of migrant families crossing the U.S. border. While we support the decision to stop separating children from their families, we know that this crisis is not over and that our immigration system must be repaired.

Educating the next generation of Ethiopian Jews

There are currently more than 141,000 Ethiopian-Jews in Israel; the community faces huge cultural, economic and educational gaps, making it a challenge for them to assimilate to life in Israel. Thirty-five percent of Ethiopian-Israeli families live under the poverty line, and there are…

Chesed Fund Sees Increased Need for Financial Assistance

The Chesed Fund helps Jewish residents living in the Greater Kansas City metro area whose financial situation makes it difficult to support themselves.