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The Government of Israel has approved the Government of Israel-World Jewry Joint Initiative, which aims to help ensure the continuity of the Jewish people by strengthening young Jews' Jewish identity and enhancing connections between world Jewry and the State of Israel. The comprehensive, multi-year plan will be based on joint initiatives to be developed by the State of Israel and world Jewry. According to the decision, The Jewish Agency for Israel will be the government's partner in spearheading the initiative.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2014
Roman Polonsky, Director of The Jewish Agency for Israel's Russian-Speaking Jewry Unit, noted that the organization is expanding its summer camp activities in Ukraine this year and will be dispatching more Israeli counselors to the camps than in previous years. 'It is important that we reach as many children and young people across the country as possible, in order to provide them with a meaningful experience and a break from the goings-on in the country,' said Polonsky.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2014
The Jewish Agency for Israel sponsored a student conference for nearly 400 Taglit and Masa Israel alumni in Weimar, Germany, from November 25-28, 2010. The Jewish Agency for Israel 'Student Conference: From Herzl until Today' brought together German-speaking young adults from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland on the 150th anniversary of the birth of the founder of modern Zionism, Theodor Herzl. The conference focused on modern Israel, its centrality in the Jewish world, and the global campaign to de-legitimize Israel.
Updated: Mar. 14, 2011
Jewish Agency and Genesis Philanthropy Group Hold International Summer Camp in Israel for Russian Speaking Youth from FSU and Israel
The Jewish Agency and the Genesis Philanthropy Group held an international summer camp, the Rimon Project, for Russian-speaking youth at the Nordiya Youth Hostel near Netanya from August 1-13. The camp, supported by the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, is organized specially for young people ages 13-16 from different parts of the Former Soviet Union and from Israel.
Updated: Aug. 29, 2010
The Jewish Agency for Israel 's YESODOT program helps Ethiopian youngsters, from pre-school through 12th grade, achieve new levels of personal and academic success through education and social intervention. YESODOT’s scholastic track focuses not only on Hebrew and Israeli-culture, but prepares students for Israel's educational system through inter-disciplinary workshops, mentoring, formal and informal educational programs, and learning enhancement opportunities. Activities take place in the supportive environment of Jewish Agency absorption centers — a venue in which the immigrants feel comfortable and familiar.
Updated: Aug. 29, 2010
The Jewish Agency for Israel is pleased to inform all of their readers that the FSU Summer Camps Blog 2010 is back. In keeping with tradition, this year's blog posts will chronicle key activities taking place in their summer camps, located in 14 different locations across the FSU. This summer there will be close to 5,000 children and youngsters, ages 7 -17, attending the summer camps.
Updated: Aug. 24, 2010
Jewish Partnership Online, the Partnership 2000 eZine hosted by Professor Gil Troy, highlights Jewish values in the Partnership setting. This week's episode showcases 'living bridge' Jewish Identity activity linking Beer Sheva-Bnei Shimon with Montreal.
Updated: Apr. 21, 2010
Hebrew Ulpan Classes are opening throughout the New York metropolitan area during Fall, 2009. The classes use the Israeli Ulpan method and materials for teaching and improving Hebrew language skills, including conversation, comprehension, reading, and writing. Courses are taught at all levels in small, interactive classes by experienced Israeli teachers. A 30% discount is offered to those making Aliyah.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2009
In order to compensate for a shortage of English teachers in Israeli schools, the Jewish Agency for Israel, in cooperation with Israel's Ministry of Education and Nefesh B'Nefesh has launched 'Teachers for Israel,' which is currently recruiting young adults in North America to become English teachers in Israel. Participants will receive housing and a stipend during the 14-month, fully subsidized training period, which includes Hebrew-language instruction and teacher training. All participants receive an Israeli teaching certificate upon completion and full teacher's salary when they begin working in the school system.
Updated: Mar. 22, 2009
The JAFI - Jewish Zionist Education content-rich website serves a diverse, worldwide audience - from senior professional educators to individuals seeking basic information - in five languages. It serves as a resource center for Israel-related issues with features such as 'Eye on Israel', which offers in-depth information on Israel's history, culture and society; Israel-Diaspora projects; and Jewish Time with quizzes, calendars and lifecycle insight.
Updated: Dec. 15, 2008