Donor Circle 2011
Donor Circle highlights the people and projects whose devotion and generosity enable the Jewish Agency make a difference in so many lives. Read about the Bar and Bat Mitzvah youth who have donated bicycles and tennis lessons to Ethiopian immigrants. Find out about the students and who are volunteering in communities on the periphery and learning about Israel from the inside out. Meet the faces of people from around the world who care about the people of Israel, from the places they call home and the schools they send their children to the soil and greenery that nourishes the country.
|We’ve Got It in The Bag: The Gift of a Jewish Future|
June 17, 2012 / 27 Sivan 5772 Avital Krifcher became Bat Mitzvah this year.
|“The Darling of Dimona Returns to the City”|
November 18, 2011 / Cheshvan 21, 5772 For Elaine Winik, a trip to Israel’s southern city of Dimona on November 8, 2011, marked an historic occasion, fortuitously timed.
|The Yitzchak Shavit Student Village|
May 18, 2011 / 14 Iyar 5771 The cornerstone-laying ceremony for the Yitzchak Shavit Student Village took place this week in Ofakim.
|Passover Gift from Jewish Communities|
From l-r: Chairman of Keren HaYesod Eliezer (Moodi) Sandberg, outgoing Firefighters and Rescue Commissioner Shimon Romach, Chairman of the Jewish Agency Natan Sharansky, Vice-Chairman of the Jewish
April 17, 2011 / 13 Nissan 5771 By Jenny Gitkis Vainstein, Emissary, the Jewish Agency for Israel When I arrived in Los Angeles at the end of August 2010 in my new role as the emissary of the Jewish
|New York Exodus Mission Makes the Waters of the Red Sea Part|
April 14, 2011 / 10 Nissan 5771 Members of the UJA-Federation of NY Exodus Mission visited the Youth Futures program in Jerusalem to learn about social activism and of the dedicated work
|Happier Purim for the children of Youth Futures Dimona!|
March 22, 2011 / 16 Adar II 5771 Youth Futures Dimona has been supported for the last three years by Young CIA (Young Leadership of Collectieve Israel Actie) of the Keren Hayesod's Dutch Campaign.
|The Spirit of Israel at Hadassah Neurim Youth Village|
Mr. Haim Feiglin, center, with students from Hadassah Neurim at the petting zoo, holding a certificate of appreciation February 27, 2011 / 23 Adar I 5771 The Spirit of Israel, via the Z. M. H.
|The Yitzchak Shavit Center|
Einar Shavit, son of Yitzchak Shavit, speaking at a ceremony honoring his father at the Jewish Agency. On right: Natan Sharansky, Director-General of the Jewish Agency.
|Encounters: Baltimore Birthright Participants Spend Day With Israeli Teens|
Birthright participants from Baltimore who were among a group who spent time volunteering for a day in Israeli high schools.
|A Shaliach in Peoria, Illinois, Discovers Her Extended Family|
Lior Zyser, a Jewish Agency shaliach in Peoria, Illinois, recently gave this talk to the Jewish community there on the occasion of her adult Bat Mitzvah. This is an adapted version of her dvar Torah.
|Maalot: Cultural Center Dedication|
January 20, 2011/ 15 Shvat 5771 The largest auditorium and performing arts center in northern Israel was dedicated this week in Maalot-Tarshiha.
|Assisting Those in Need: Amigour Houses Carmel Fire Victims|
January 16, 2011 / 11 Shvat 5771 In the aftermath of the devastating Carmel Fire, Amigour, a subsidiary of the Jewish Agency for Israel, has completed placing 20 mobile homes in a new neighborhood
|Every Donation Counts: The Power and Strength to Continue|
Ten-year-old Temimah Pilichowski of Los Angeles (Center), surrounded by her friends Amanda Melamed (Far Left), Tali Schlacht and Kayla Jacobitz (Far Right), sold lemonade to help children whose lives
|Dreams Come True with Atidim|
January 5, 2011/ 29 Tevet 5771 I know that cynicism prevails over anything good, and that it’s hard to see goodness while the eye is clouded over—sometimes willfully.
|Spa-Day for the Jewish Agency's Beit Canada Barnea Absorption Center|
January 3, 2011 / 27 Tevet 5771 Participants from the Winter Family Mission of THE ASSOCIATED: JewishCommunity Federation of Baltimore spent a day beautifying the JewishAgency's Beit Canada