From the airlifting of 14,310
Ethiopians to Israel in the
span of 36 hours to arranging
immediate aliyah ights for
Jews in war-torn Georgia to
organizing clandestine missions
to save Jews from virulently anti-
Zionist countries, the Jewish
Agency remains resolute in its
promise to carry out bold rescue
missions to help Jews whenever
and wherever necessary.
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A young new immigrant from a country
Aliyah of Rescue
The Jewish Agency is funded by The Jewish Federations of North America, Keren Hayesod, major Jewish communities and of distress with his father. He remains
anonymous to protect his family.
federations, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, foundations and donors from Israel and around the world.
Aliyah of Rescue
In the not so distant past, it was thought that Jews around the world The Jewish Agency is the Jewish world’s rst responder in times of
Together, We Are
were safe. That rescue missions were no longer necessary. But as global
events spiral from one crisis to another, anti-Zionists and anti-Semites
crisis. Our special emissaries are working around the world to assist
Jewish communities that live in fear. It is our mission to ensure that the First Responders
have whipped into action. We have woken up to the reality that there Jews everywhere know that the Jewish people are behind them. That
are a number of places around the world where Jews who assumed we can keep our promise to bring them safely home to Israel and For over 60 years, the Jewish
that they could live their lives freely may now need to be rescued. ensure their smooth integration into Israeli society. Agency for Israel and its partners
There are over 60,000 Jews living in countries where they are at risk. On the ground in Israel, the Jewish Agency’s extensive absorption
have kept an unwavering promise
These countries have been, and will continue to be, in the news. But network stands ready at all times. Many of these new immigrants must to the Jewish people: to bring any
too much publicity can endanger Jewish lives. Thus, we must tread leave their homes clandestinely. They arrive to Israel with severely Jew, from anywhere in the world,
cautiously to ensure that we protect, and do not expose, the people in
limited resources and no personal property. The Jewish Agency is to safety in Israel. Today, once
these communities in:
• the volatile Middle East again, there are Jews who fear for
• regimes where democracy is unheard of • bringing these vulnerable Jews to safety in their historic
homeland their safety. We must stand ready
• countries that have no diplomatic relations with Israel to act at any time.
• regions in which anti-Jewish sentiment and racism are on the rise • providing a supportive, sheltered rst home during the di cult
• republics that pledge the destruction of the State of Israel
• countries in which the Jewish population is seriously threatened. • giving each new citizen the tools they need to achieve
independence and acclimate to their new lives.