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Agency's Board of Governors Meet

JERUSALEM, October 29, 2002, JTA -- Two hundred Jewish leaders from around the world are convening this week in Israel to participate in the deliberations of the Jewish Agency Board of Governors.

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Students Must Be Proactive, Says Hillel Shaliach

TORONTO, October 24, 2002, The Canadian Jewish News -- Although anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment on campus have become a serious concern for many Jewish students and campus professionals in the past year, it would be "audacious" to say Jewish students are "swamped" by it, says a leading campus professional.

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Israeli, FSU Businesswomen to Meet

JERUSALEM, October 20, 2002, JTA -- Jewish businesswomen from Israel and the Former Soviet Union will meet in Moscow this weekend.

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U.S. Docs Go To Israel

JERUSALEM, October 14, 2002, JTA -- A team of U.S. doctors is slated to arrive in Israel to practice emergency medical response.

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Jewish Agency Head Addresses WJC

JERUSALEM, October 2, 2002, JTA -- Diaspora Jews have proved their solidarity with Israel during the present crisis, the chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel said.

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North Americans Eager to Do Their Part in IDF

JERUSALEM, October 1, 2002, The Jerusalem Post -- For many North Americans, immigrating to Israel means joining the IDF.

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Millions Raised For Security, But School Kids Not Guarded

JERUSALEM, September 27, 2002, The Jewish Week -- It was an advertising campaign that tugged at the heartstrings, complete with photos of adorable Israeli preschoolers.

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Uruguayan Jews Hope Young
Can Fuel Their Revitalization Efforts

SYDNEY, September 11, 2002, JTA -- Uruguayan Jews are working to create a Jewish renaissance in their beleaguered country, where economic problems are mounting.

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As More Non-Jews Come to Israel,
Israelis Re-Examine Russian Aliyah

JERUSALEM, September 10, 2002, JTA -- A renewed call to change the Law of Return - which guarantees citizenship to any Jew in Israel with at least one Jewish grandparent - is turning the spotlight on immigration from the former Soviet Union.

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Some 34,000 Olim During Past Year

JERUSALEM, September 5, 2002, JTA -- Approximately 34,000 immigrants arrived in Israel during the Jewish year 5762, according to the Jewish Agency for Israel.

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As Israeli Students Return to School,
They're Going by Cars, Not Public Buses

JERUSALEM, September 2, 2002, JTA -- At 7:25 a.m. on Sunday, Ariel Drin, 13, shifted nervously from one foot to the other, waiting with his mother for the school bus to arrive at a busy intersection in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo.

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Sharon Pressed to Save Law of Return

JERUSALEM, September 1, 2002, JTA -- The chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel asked Ariel Sharon to quash plans to change the Law of Return.

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