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  • Investigation in an antisemitic incident in Virginia school district

    11.12.2022
    The US Education Department says it will investigate allegations of antisemitism within a Northern Virginia public school district brought by the Zionist Organization of America

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  • In wartime Ukraine, synagogues keep lights on to mark Kristallnacht

    11.10.2022
    Communities anticipated blackouts as Russia strikes country’s energy infrastructure, but were able to quietly mark anniversary of pogrom with "Light from the Synagogue” program

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  • For the first time: Hebrew schools in Colombia

    October 25, 2022
    "Our goal is to teach the Hebrew language as the common language of the Jewish people,” says Marina Rosenberg Koritny, head of the Department for Encouraging Aliyah in the World Zionist Organization

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  • The beating heart of Jewish life

    October 14, 2022
    Yaakov Hagoel: I believe that the task of our generation is to keep walking on a third path, the golden path between the “melting pot” and “multiculturalism.”

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  • Antisemitism at George Washington University

    October 9, 2022
    Flyers saying 'Zionists f*** off' spotted at GWU campus days before Sukkot

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  • making waves

    September 25, 2022
    No. 20 on The Jerusalem Post's Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2022: World Zionist Organization leader Yaakov Hagoel

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  • Jewish learning in Azerbaijan

    September 20, 2022
    The first-ever conference of Jewish learning in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku attracted roughly 300 people

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  • Leadership seminar for IDF officers

    September 20, 2022
    A group of 22 IDF officers from throughout Israel were flown to Budapest this week to participate in a seminar on Herzl's life, leadership and Zionism

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  • Legal victory

    September 20, 2022
    Swedish court rules Jewish doctor's wrongful dismissal, antisemitism

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  • "We believe in connection between Jews"

    September 8, 2022
    Nerya Meir, the Head of the Department of Zionist Activities in Diaspora, at the World Zionist Organization, address the Jerusalem Post Conference

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  • Herzl corner of Dubai

    August 29, 2022
    UAE national uncovers rare Herzl letter at Zionist Congress event: I am not a Zionist, but it is important that young Arabs countries are familiar with Herzl and Zionism

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  • Palestinian backers protest during World Zionist event

    August 28, 2022
    Pro-Palestinian protesters gathered in the Swiss town of Basel to demonstrate against Israel during the World Zionist Organization conference on Sunday

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  • 125 years of the First Zionist Congress

    August 28, 2022
    Some 1,400 guests will gather in Basel, Switzerland for a three-day event celebrating the 125th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress

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  • "a poet and fighter for our people’s human rights"

    August 8, 2022
    120 years later, Israel reveals letter sent by Sigmund Freud to Theodor Herzl

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  • Latin America education conference

    July 4, 2022
    The annual conference, aimed at teaching the Hebrew language and Jewish identity, will be recognized as an accredited program for the continuing education of all Argentinian teachers

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  • Dismissals on antisemitic grounds

    June 26, 2022
    Sweden: Doctor harassed, fired from hospital for being Jewish. The World Zionist Organization is supporting the doctor and says that his dismissal was due to antisemitism

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  • 120 years to "Altneuland"

    May 14, 2022
    The original handwritten German manuscript of Theodor Herzl’s novel, “Altneuland” went on public display for the first time at the Herzl Center

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  • "Work to save thousands of Jews"

    April 1, 2022
    Yaakov Hagoel, Chairman of the World Zionist Organization, reported at the Jerusalem Post London Conference, on the organization’s efforts in bringing Jewish refugees from the war in Ukraine to Israel

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  • Antisemitism in various forms

    March 31, 2022
    Panel hosted by World Zionist Organisation hears that most British Jews have criticisms but also a "clear commitment" to Israel

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  • The Declaration of Independence is renewed

    March 29, 2022
    "World Zionist Organization create Israeli Declaration of Independence scrolls"

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  • "new wave of antisemitism"

    March 27, 2022
    "We see Jews blamed for the war and that Israel is controlling its narrative" - opinion column of Raheli Baratz Rix, head of the Department for Combating Antisemitism & Enhancing Resilience at WZO

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  • Israel's "Plan B"

    March 24, 2022
    chairman of the WZO and acting chairman of the The Jewish Agency, Yaakov Hagoel, Talking about the rescue activities of Jews from Ukraine and the great wave of Aliyah

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  • Mental health care delegation

    March 6, 2022
    The first professional mental-health care delegation from the World Zionist Organisation for Jewish refugees from Ukraine landed in Poland

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  • Home sweet Home

    February 27, 2022
    The World Zionist Organization’s Settlement Division plans to place about 1,000 new portable structures throughout Israel’s rural areas to absorb immigrants from Ukraine

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  • Duke University student government recognizes campus Zionist group

    February 26, 2022
    The Brandeis Center praised the decision, while claiming the group’s initial recognition was revoked “all because they support Israel"

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  • 3,000 Ukrainian Jews requesting to make Aliyah

    February 26, 2022
    The Jewish Agency has received 3,000 requests from Ukrainian Jews to make Aliyah in the last 24 hours

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  • Arab-Israeli community

    February 23, 2022
    The state-funded Herzl Museum in Jerusalem is in the first stages of appealing to the Arab-Israeli community and is translating all of its exhibits into Arabic

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  • Antisemitic flyers blaming Jews for COVID

    February 13, 2022
    Residents of Vancouver found antisemitic flyers blaming Jews for the COVID-19 pandemic littering doorsteps, businesses and parked cars

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  • The WZO educational shlihim

    February 3, 2022
    The head of WZO Department of Education, Gael Grunewald: The Diaspora’s "Minister of Jewish Education"

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  • Israel should invest in its expatriates

    February 1, 2022
    Over 60% of Israel's Jewish adults believe that the country should invest in Israelis living abroad, a new survey has found

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  • "6MFollowers Project"

    January 27, 2022
    WZO launches Instagram accounts for Holocaust survivors to tell their stories

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  • "Outside the club" - Opinion

    January 27, 2022
    "Today, young people in the US and Europe acquire the hatred created by the propaganda spread by various 'human rights' organizations" - Yaakov Hagoel, Chairman of the World Zionist Organization and Acting chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel

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  • 30% of antisemitic cases - in the U.S

    January 24, 2022
    An annual report compiled by the World Zionist Organization and the Jewish Agency found that in 2021 30% of antisemitic cases took place in the U.S

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  • 2021 - the most antisemitic year

    January 21, 2022
    WZO and the Jewish agency released the grim statistics gathered in their annual Antisemitism Report, ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day

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  • International Hebrew Exam

    January 10, 2022
    The World Zionist Organization's Department of Hebrew and Culture and Bar-Ilan University launch college-credit Hebrew program for high school students

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  • Renovating the historic gate

    December 21, 2021
    Renovations begin on entrance to Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem

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  • “Hebrew My Beloved”

    December 19, 2021
    On the occasion of Hebrew Language Week, the President hosted a special event on the Hebrew language in Israel and around the world

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  • Limmud FSU's 2021 Israel festival

    December 16, 2021
    With case numbers low, Israel sees largest Limmud festival worldwide since start of pandemic

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  • Lobby to strengthen Diaspora

    December 15, 2021
    A new lobby launched by the Knesset will focus on the problems of increased assimilation and declining attachment to Judaism abroad

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  • The legacy of Holland's Jewish cantorial music

    December 2, 2021
    This year's Hanukkah concert would have been performed in the storied Main Hall of the Royal Concertgebouw

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  • "Sovereignty in the Land of Israel is our Identity as a people"

    December 1, 2021
    Youth from all parts of Israel took part in the Hanukkah Sovereignty Youth Seminar at the Oz veGaon preserve

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  • Bones of Herzl’s Grandparents to Be Brought to Israel

    November 30, 2021
    The president of the Republika Srpska agreed to help exhume the bones of the grandfather and grandmother of Theodor Herzl

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  • Jewish teens gather to learn Zionism and pride

    November 28, 2021
    a youth Zionist organization arming Jewish teens with knowledge and confidence, molding future leaders

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  • 130 teaching emissaries in North America

    November 28, 2021
    About 130 teaching emissaries in North America discussed teaching about Judaism and Israel in diverse environments at a WZO conference

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  • Yakov Hagoel Wearing two hats of Jewish leadership

    November 19, 2021
    "Antisemitism isn't a Jewish problem. it's a world problem"

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  • Holocaust memorial defaced in Oviedo, Spain

    November 17, 2021
    Vandalism of Oviedo memorial denounced by the local Jewish community and the EJC, who are both calling for action from Spanish authorities

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  • Assimilation raised as key problem in launch of Jewish People Lobby in Knesset

    November 15, 2021
    MKs in the Knesset insisted that Jewish leaders of all types are responsible for addressing the issue of assimilation abroad

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  • stand in protest against the rise of antisemitic events

    November 4, 2021
    Jewish leaders take park in March of the Living initiative commemorating Kristallnacht

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  • Olim Documents Testifyto Jewish Life in Kfar HaShiloach

    November 3, 2021
    Original documents belonging to Yemenite olim who lived in Kfar HaShiloach during the 1880s were recently discovered

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  • Holocaust survivors' notes placed in Western Wall

    October 24, 2021
    The prayers and requests of dozens of Holocaust survivors were placed in the cracks between the wall's stones in a special ceremony

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  • "Hebrew language classes given in diaspora help in aliyah increase"

    October 13, 2021
    “People want to realize their Zionist dream and to join us in the national home of the Jewish people,” said Yaakov Hagoel, Chairman of the WZO and Acting Chairman of the Jewish Agency

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  • New olim from around the world gather for Aliyah Day dance party

    October 13, 2021
    New immigrants from around the world gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Aliyah Day with dance party organized by the Jewish Agency

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  • Israel Grants Awards to Immigrants for ‘Exceptional Contributions’ to Society

    October 11, 2021
    The awards, now in their second year, were presented at a ceremony at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem, ahead of Yom HaAliyah (or “Aliyah Day”), a national holiday in Israel celebrated on the 10th of the Hebrew month of Nisan, which falls this year

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  • Ynet hosts conference on immigration in Israel

    October 10, 2021
    A wide-ranging panel of guests talk and Aliyah and how it has continued almost uninterrupted since the establishment of the state

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  • The era of aliyah is not over

    October 10, 2021
    Nothing is eternal. The world is constantly evolving and changing to fit the ever-changing pace of the new and updated reality

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  • Aliyah up 31% over 2020 numbers so far

    October 10, 2021
    Aliyah to Israel has bounced back strongly in 2021 so far with some 20,360 arriving in Israel to date

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  • 100 Ukrainian immigrants arrive in Israel

    October 6, 2021
    About 100 young immigrants from Ukraine landed in Israel today on a special flight organized by The Jewish Agency for Israel in cooperation with Keren Hayesod

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  • Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, Jewish population rises to 15.2 million worldwide

    September 4, 2021
    "This past year taught us the true meaning of mutual responsibility among the Jewish people", says Acting Jewish Agency for Israel Chairman Yaakov Hagoel

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  • Selichot prayers in the Yemenites' Village in Jerusalem

    August 30, 2021
    Ateret Cohanim holds Selichot prayers in the old synagogue in the Kfar Hateimanim-Kfar Hashiloach neighborhood in Jerusalem

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  • Hundreds of Israelis go to Cave of the Patriarchs with WZO for Slichot

    August 27, 2021
    Hundreds flocked to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron to say the Slichot prayers, thanks to the initiative of the World Zionist Organization

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  • Zionist Org of America urges UNC to cancel anti-Israel course or replace instructor

    August 13, 2021
    ZOA alleges that UNC would be in violation of prior agreement on not subjecting students to a "hostile environment" if course goes ahead

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  • Maccabi TA basketball team sets out to beat antisemitism

    August 11, 2021
    Three major Israeli organizations team up to spread the values of tolerance and equality through sports

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  • 161 future Lone Soldiers make Aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh

    August 10, 2021
    Approximately 300 future Lone Soldiers are expected to make Aliyah from North America in 2021

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  • 160 French olim arrive in Israel on special flight

    July 22, 2021
    Aliyah from France is up 137% in 2021 after the pandemic drastically reduced the number of new immigrants to Israel last year

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  • Rally against antisemitism’s message on Israel has driven away some left-wing groups

    July 11, 2021
    ASHINGTON (JTA) Israe lwill feature large in Jewish organizational

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  • Some 2,000 rally against antisemitism in DC

    July 11, 2021
    Jewish Republicans and Democrats take stage together to condemn rise in violence against Jews

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  • WZO sends record number of emissaries abroad

    July 11, 2021
    Almost 100 teachers join effort to spread Jewish education across the world

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  • In the wake of Gaza’s rockets, global antisemitism skyrockets - opinion

    June 10, 2021
    With anti-Zionist manifestations in recent years have blurred the line between Zionists and Jews, it should come as no surprise that today’s pro-Palestinian demonstrators are openly antisemitic

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  • Detroit Jewish groups rally against anti-Semitism

    June 10, 2021
    Sunday rally organized by Jewish groups across the political and social spectrum to rally in Detroit suburb against Jew hatred

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  • Taglit-Birthright Israel is back and just in time

    June 6, 2021
    Although foreign tourism hasn’t fully opened in Israel, Birthright Israel CEO Gidi Mark has told me that allowing Birthright Israel visits is seen as a national priority

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  • First came the Farhud: The 2-stage ethnic cleansing of Iraqi Jewry

    June 6, 2021
    Eighty years after slaughter, rape and robbery, after expulsion and dispossession, Iraqi Jews are denied access to a precious archive of their communal history

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  • Israel rallies, protests against antisemitism staged around the world

    May 31, 2021
    In New York, thousands of Jewish and pro-Israel demonstrators gathered at the site of the World Trade Center, flying Israeli and American flags

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  • US Jews to hold mass relies today after spate of anti-Semitic attacks

    May 23, 2021
    The rallies - which will additionally serve to support the state of Israel - will take place in Atlanta. Austin, Houston, log angels, new york, and Philadelphia

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  • OA urges President Biden to condemn PA incitement against Jews

    May 11, 2021
    “Stop falsely blaming the Jews," the Zionist Organization of America said, imploring the WH to denounce Abbas

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  • There is only one Jerusalem - opinion

    May 10, 2021
    While freedom of worship has been given to all religions in the city, there is excessive strictness imposed upon Jews seeking to visit the Temple Mount

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  • Swastika painted onto car in Negev kibbutz

    May 7, 2021
    "We are shocked by the swastika painted tonight in Kibbutz Hatzerim by antisemitic thieves who broke into vehicles"

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  • Jewish Agency and the WZO hold memorial ceremonies for victims

    May 3, 2021
    The Jewish Agency for Israel and the World Zionist Organization on Sunday held memorial ceremonies in Jerusalem honoring the victims of mount Mount Meron tragedy

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  • A Reflection On Zionism On Herzl’s Birthday

    May 2, 2021
    Shortly after Yom Haatzmaut and right before Theodor Herzl’s birthday, I hosted the Director of Har Herzl and Foreign Relations for the World Zionist Organizatio

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  • Online event marks 101 years since San Remo Conference

    April 28, 2021
    Pro-Israel advocacy groups Im Tirtzu, Canadians for Israel's Legal Rights and the Zionist Organization of America hosted the event which included discussions and greetings from leading Jewish figures

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  • WZO rehabilitates forests damaged by rockets and incendiary devices

    April 27, 2021
    The project, in collaboration with KKL-JNF, is intended to encourage Zionist values that combine a response to terrorism, the integration of Diaspora Jews in Zionist activities and more

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  • KKL must postpone vote to purchase West Bank land - opinion

    April 21, 2021
    We strongly believe and advocate that this vote should be postponed until a more thoughtful resolution can be advanced

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  • Jewish Agency marks 60th Anniversary of sinking of the Egoz

    April 14, 2021
    44 Jews died aboard the Egoz, which tragically sunk in 1961 during a covert mission to rescue Moroccan Jews and bring them to Israel

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  • Israel's Declaration of Independence read at the Western Wall live

    April 12, 2021
    The event was broadcasted live throughout the Jewish world in English, Spanish and French, and thousands worldwide were able to watch the reading online

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  • "He was a Likudnik at heart and a Herutnik in soul"

    April 6, 2021
    Joe Gellert, former vice president of the Likud-Herut UK and Zionist activist, passes away

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  • Last "Operation Zur Israel" flight lands in Israel, bringing new Ethiopian immigrants

    March 11, 2021
    Nearly 300 New Ethiopian immigrants land in Israel on final flight of "Operation Zur Israel"

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  • Purim: Commemorate Me for Future Generations

    February 26, 2021
    The Sages understood that Esther’s demand that Purim be established as a national holiday and that the Megillah be included in the writings of the Bible was in fact valid

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  • Jacques Kupfer, Jewish Agency Governors Board member, dies

    January 11, 2021
    Kupfer died after a long battle with cancer

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  • Tony Blair, former UK PM: Rabbi Sacks reminded me importance of faith

    January 4, 2021
    Conference of European Rabbis holds memorial event honoring Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. "The things he gave me will stay with me till I die"

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  • Hebrew in high demand as coronavirus lockdowns keeps people stuck indoors

    January 3, 2021
    There has been a large increase in demand for lessons in the Hebrew language, including teaching, historical study and literature

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  • WZO compiles photos of families celebrating Hannukah for special project

    December 11, 2020
    Families across the world are being urged by the WZO to send in photos of them and their loved ones celebrating Hanukkah during the unprecedented time

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  • This Hanukkah amid the darkness, bring on the light

    December 8, 2020
    Called “Or Eitan” or “Share the Light,” the project allows Jews all over the world to upload photos of themselves lighting candles and wishing Happy Hanukkah to their family, friends and the entire Jewish people

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  • Yaakov Hagoel: World Zionist Organization is the Jewish world’s government

    November 13, 2020
    A significant challenge? Repairing the relationship between Jews in Israel and the Diaspora, Hagoel says

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  • The Real Drama These Days: The Zionist Movement Almost Split

    October 29, 2020
    October 22 marked the conclusion of the 38th Zionist Congress. Before you yawn, listen to what happened behind the scenes and why this Congress of representatives from all streams and parties was actually the most important since Israel’s establishment

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  • Yaakov Hagoel: We'll unite around values of the people and Land

    October 26, 2020
    WZO Chairman-elect: "We worked hard for majority for national camp, but since end of Congress we've been one Zionist Organization"

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  • Yaakov Hagoel elected chairman of WZO executive

    October 22, 2020
    Seven hundred twenty delegates and observers from over 30 countries participated in the three-day virtual conference

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  • Revitalizing the World Zionist Organization

    October 15, 2020
    An interview with Avraham Duvdevani, Chairman of the World Zionist Organization

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  • "Herzl’s vision of the Jewish state was for all Jews"

    October 15, 2020
    An interview with Gusti Yehoshua-Braverman, head of the WZO’s Department for Diaspora Activities

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  • Meet the World Zionist Organization department heads

    October 14, 2020
    The 38th World Zionist Congress is scheduled to be held this week

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  • Antisemitic graffiti spray-painted in Paris, suspect arrested

    October 11, 2020
    A 31-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is suspected of spray-painting the 20 red swastikas on walls and columns in Place de la Concorde and Rue de Rivoli

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  • UK Police: Yom Kippur swastika did not target "on basis of race, religion"

    October 4, 2020
    Police removed the swastika from public view, but are still attempting to find the one responsible

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  • UK: Swastika spray painted on car on Yom Kippur

    September 29, 2020
    "It was like a punch to the gut, we all feel anxious", says Jewish man who spotted swastika spray painted on car on Yom Kippur

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  • WZO: Promoting aliyah through the Hebrew language

    September 25, 2020
    Marina Rosenberg-Koritny, head of the Aliyah Promotion Department, establishes a worldwide Hebrew learning network

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  • Reaching out to the younger generation is critical to combat antisemitism

    September 20, 2020
    #49 - Zionist 2020: Yaakov Hagoel

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  • Orgs to send emissaries, launch initiatives to connect with UAE Jews

    September 2, 2020
    The WZO will send its emissaries, who will be the first permanent Jewish emissaries to an Arab country, and the ADL will collaborate with Jewish Council of the Emirates

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  • Two haredim lightly injured in Brooklyn hit-and-run

    August 31, 2020
    "This attempted murder in Williamsburg is a warning sign to authorities around the world. The next murder motivated by antisemitism is around the corner"

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  • Jewish Agency joins strike protesting violence against women

    August 23, 2020
    Jewish Agency staff, emissaries and new immigrants join national strike and declare: "You are not alone"

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  • World Zionist Organization opens LGBTQ+ department

    July 29, 2020
    The LGBTQ+ Olim project will help new olim and those interested in aliyah to enter Israeli society

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  • Jabotinsky in the mirror of reality

    July 23, 2020
    Eighty years after the passing of Jabotinsky, it is time to stop sitting back. Opinion

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  • WZO announces plan to bring French Jews to Israel

    July 12, 2020
    World Zionist Organization vice-chairman Yaakov Hagoel states Israel must prepare for increase in aliyah caused by rising anti-Semitism

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  • World Zionist Organization offers plan to bring French Jews to Israel

    July 12, 2020
    The plan spoke about the opportunity to quickly and efficiently bring about 50,000 members of the community, as well as another half a million over the next few years

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  • WZO establishes new division to sponsor activities with LGBTQ+ community

    July 6, 2020
    The WZO will be doing so in multiple parts. The first will sponsor members of the LGBTQ+ community to make aliyah and firm their connection with Israel

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  • World Zionist Organization condemns recent antisemitic incidents in Europe

    May 4, 2020
    "Unfortunately, for worldwide governments, the window of time to build a plan to eradicate antisemitism is running out... antisemitic events will escalate and become even more violent and physical"

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  • Photos: The most Zionist homes in Israel

    April 29, 2020
    The World Zionist Organization asked families to send photos of their homes and balconies with the most unique and beautiful Israeli decorations

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  • Yakkov Hagoel: "Memorial Day must commemorate victims of anti-Semitism around the world"

    April 28, 2020
    World Zionist Organization dep. chair says those killed in anti-Semitic attacks around the world should be added to Memorial Day death toll

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  • Yaakov Hagoel: Antisemitic victims should be added to Remembrance Day

    April 28, 2020
    In 2019, according to WZO, a record number of antisemitic events occurred to diaspora Jews

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  • 72nd Independence Day celebrated with global quarantine photo competition

    April 22, 2020
    The first prize for winning the contest will be a roundtrip flight to Israel and a day course with the photographer Erez Kaganovitz

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  • Day after Holocaust Remembrance: "Jew, Zion, Death"

    April 22, 2020
    Anti-Semitic inscriptions found in German city of Heidelberg a day after Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Nazi-inspired graffiti found in German town on Holocaust Remembrance Day

    April 22, 2020
    On one building, which appeared to be a small rural outhouse, the words "Jew," "Zion," and "Death" were spray painted in red

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  • Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Report Shows Sharp Increase in Anti-Semitism Worldwide

    April 20, 2020
    A special report by the World Zionist Organization (WZO) released on Monday, just a day before Israel marks its Holocaust Remembrance Day, reveals a sharp increase in cases of Anti-Semitism following the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

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  • WZO report: Sharp increase in anti-Semitism

    April 20, 2020
    Special report by World Zionist Organization reveals a sharp increase in cases of anti-Semitism following the coronavirus outbreak

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  • Holocaust found on Hamburg subway

    April 9, 2020
    World Zionist Organization vice-chairman condemns anti-Semitic conspiracy theories blaming Jews for the coronavirus pandemic

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  • Yaakov Hagoel urges governments to fight anti-Semitism "like the other viruses"

    March 16, 2020
    World Zionist Organization leader condemns anti-Semitic graffiti in France, urges governments to fight anti-Semitism "like other viruses"

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  • WZO demands action after 3 anti-Semitic incidents over weekend

    March 8, 2020
    Vice-Chairman of the WZO calls on gov'ts to "step up their fight against anti-Semitism" after incidents in Ukraine, Winnipeg and Cincinnati

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  • The Central Zionist Archives and the Theodore Herzl Archive: A journey

    February 21, 2020
    On February 1, 1933, the day after the Nazis seized power, Herlitz directed a request to the executive branch of the Zionist organization to move the archives to Palestine

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  • World Zionist Organization hosts first congress in Chile on antisemitism

    September 14, 2019
    New ambassador to Chile says she has received antisemitic tweets following her appointment in July

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  • U.S. Jewry feel betrayed by Netanyahu following Omar, Tlaib debacle

    August 19, 2019
    WZO Diaspora Affairs head Gusti Yehoushua-Braverman spoke to the ‘Post’ about the damaging effect of the incident on Israel and Diaspora Jewry

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  • Bringing Herzl home

    August 15, 2019
    A salute to Chaplain Rabbi Oscar Mike Lifshutz who arranged Zionist visionary Theodor Herzl's re-burial in Jerusalem's Mount Herzl in August 1949

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  • Christian delegation to commemorate Tisha B’Av with Jews in Israel

    August 11, 2019
    Bob O’Dell: "It is the center of the storm and will eventually be the center of great joy"

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  • New app offers 24/7 Hebrew lessons for immigrants

    August 8, 2019
    Having struggled themselves with the outdated teaching methods in state-run ulpan courses, Francisco Manrinaro and Adam Cohen decide to provide an online technology based app to help immigrants master the language quickly

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  • "Time to put an end to anti-Semitic terror attacks in the US"

    July 29, 2019
    As police probe whether shooting outside of Florida synagogue was targeting worshippers, WZO calls for 'end to terrorism' against US Jews

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  • Uganda and the Jewish question

    July 24, 2019
    Diary of a week with the Abayudaya

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  • Herzl Beyond the Parochet (Curtain)

    July 24, 2019
    In many ways, Herzl reminds us of Moses

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  • WZO to reveal almost identical replica to missing Herzl coffin cover

    July 22, 2019
    The World Zionist Organization has made an almost identical replica of the cloth that covered the coffin at his burial in Israel to be revealed on Tuesday

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  • Jewish Agency: A matter of time before more casualties

    June 26, 2019
    Jewish Agency Board of Governors to governments: Adopt international definition of anti-Semitism

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  • Rare images reveal life in Beersheva in its first decades

    June 25, 2019
    Exhibition at Negev Museum of Art offers rare images of life in the modern desert city in its first years. The location is as fascinating as the images

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  • Jewish cemeteries desecrated in South Africa

    June 25, 2019
    Vandals damage four graves in Strand, near Cape Town; community blames vagrants, not anti-Semitism

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  • Jewish graves desecrated in South Africa

    June 24, 2019
    Graves in a Jewish graveyard were desecrated in South Africa over the weekend

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  • South African Jewish cemeteries vandalized

    June 24, 2019
    Vandals strike Jewish cemetery near Cape Town in third incident over the last week. Police fear neo-Nazi cell at work

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  • The value of 'Yishuvim' in the Land of Israel

    June 6, 2019
    World Zionist Organization Rural Growth chief:"The Development Division's goal is to strengthen settlement all over the country"

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  • When Haifa was party central at Shavuot

    June 3, 2019
    For a few glorious years, the city of Haifa gave Tel Aviv’s Adloyada Purim parade stiff competition with its Shavuot street celebration, Bikurim

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  • Jewish center in Uganda dedicated to Yoni Netanyahu

    May 23, 2019
    The delegation also visited the old terminal in Entebbe, where the military operation to free the hostages, took place. Dr. Netanyahu said Kaddish and lit a memory candle in honor of Yoni

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  • Jewish Agency, WZO kick-off new Project TEN hub in Mitzpe Ramon

    May 16, 2019
    Mitzpe Ramon volunteers will teach spoken English in area schools and help highlight the areas a tourist attraction

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  • The ultimate proof of partnership

    May 15, 2019
    Would the State of Israel have been established without philanthropy, a social justice form of giving?

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  • 120 Years of Zionism Exhibition flies to Florida

    May 13, 2019
    Famous poster exhibition from Ben-Gurion Airport transferred to Florida for Israel's 71st Independence Day celebrations

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  • Remembrance Day ceremony for Jews killed in antisemitic attacks - watch

    May 8, 2019
    Victims of antisemitic attacks in synagogues in the United States will be at the center of this year's memorial ceremony being held by the Jewish Agency for Israel

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  • Victims of US anti-Semitic attacks center of Yom HaZikaron event

    May 8, 2019
    As Israel honors its fallen soldiers and victims of terror, Jewish Agency pays special tribute to victims of synagogue shootings in US

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  • Jewish organizations condemn attack

    April 21, 2019
    On Friday, the Yeshiva was set alight and Swastikas painted on its front as guests were gathering inside to take part in the Seder, an integral part of Passover holiday

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  • "Anti-Semitic arsonists don't want to allow Jews true freedom"

    April 20, 2019
    Following Moscow arson, World Zionist Organization Vice Chairman calls on Russia's Pres. Putin to protect country's Jews

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  • Nazi money belts in Poland leads Auchan to apologize

    April 3, 2019
    French supermarket giant calls the item "an oversight"

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  • Ali Express pulls "Lego Nazis" from site after outrage

    April 2, 2019
    The Lego set included WWII German SS troops as well as a model Hitler

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  • Pro-Hitler slogans, Nazi imagery deface Massachusetts Jewish cemetery

    March 19, 2019
    Local police investigating another act of vandalism act against American Jewish community, amid growing anti-Semitic sentiment around the world; one of daubings reads: "Oy vey! This is MAGA country"

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  • New York City rallies against antisemitism simultaneously with Israel

    March 13, 2019
    The rally, which had a turn out of roughly 50 New Yorkers, took place simultaneously with a similar event in Jerusalem under the initiative of the World Zionist

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  • Anti-Israel graffiti spray-painted on Buenos Aires subway station

    March 13, 2019
    Anti-Israel graffiti was spray-painted on a Buenos Aires subway station located in a heavily Jewish neighborhood

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  • Facing hate - WZO holds international protests against antisemitism

    March 11, 2019
    Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau called for a special day in which demonstrations will be held around the world against the growing wave of antisemitism

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  • Global protests against antisemitism to take place on Sunday

    March 9, 2019
    Calling to “recruit world governments against this disease” the World Zionist Organization announces March 10 as a date to protest violence against Jews

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  • Over 60 rallies around the world against anti-Semitism

    March 7, 2019
    "We will not be silent and continue on as usual". more than 60 rallies will be held around the world parallel to the main event in Israel

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  • The war against antisemitism must be conducted on social media

    March 4, 2019
    The state of Israel must be proactive in the face of the surge in global antisemitism. This tidal wave must be stopped before it drowns us all

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  • Nonreligious Israeli Teachers Are in Demand in America

    January 21, 2019
    Want to teach Hebrew overseas? A firm knowledge of Israeli culture could really boost your job prospects

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  • Cooking in Hebrew

    January 21, 2019
    Cooking in Hebrew enables pleasant, relaxed meeting of community members to deepen content of Jewish identity, holidays, and festivals

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  • "Zionist Calendar" launched for Diaspora Jewry

    January 17, 2019
    Mobile application features calendar marking significant historical events both before and after establishment of State of Israel

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  • new WZO Zionism Calendar

    January 16, 2019
    If you have ever wanted to know the answer to these key questions of Zionist history, then the new World Zionist Organization Zionist Calendar may be for you

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  • Aliyah Day

    October 18, 2018
    The State of Israel is looking forward to the continued ingathering of the exiles from around the world – from South America, Australia, Europe, North America, Ethiopia and from everywhere else

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  • Happy Zionism Day!

    September 29, 2018
    Despite the unacceptable concessions of the 1947 Partition Plan which left the Jewish state a fraction of what they deserved, it paved the way for the establishment of Israel

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  • Meeting the Jewish young women who educate in Tunis

    June 27, 2018
    Zionist Organization Deputy Chairman meets Jewish teachers in Tunis, talks with them about Zionism, immigration, family, yearning for Israel

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  • Giro d’Italia, Mahmoud Abbas and Jerusalem

    June 5, 2018
    The launching of the race in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, is a sign of solidarity, of identification

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  • WZO finally responds to Lord Balfour

    October 25, 2017
    "Honorable Lord Arthur James Balfour, First and foremost, allow me to express our deep regret over the delay in response," WZO Vice Chairman Yaakov Hagoel wrote in the letter

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  • London Zionists gather at WZO counter antisemitism

    October 22, 2017
    Hundreds of activists discussed the British Labor party, the anti-Israeli trend at universities, and what can be done

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  • Posters in Argentina: "Netanyahu is Hitler"

    September 11, 2017
    Moments before the historic visit of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Argentina , pictures of Netanyahu as Adolf Hitler were hung in Buenos Aires . Deputy Chairman of the World Zionist Organization, Yaakov Haguel: “We will continue to fight Anti-S"

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  • Netanyahu depicted as Hitler in Argentina posters

    September 11, 2017
    One of the posters shows Netanyahu in an SS uniform with the words: “Get out Zionists from Palestine. Get out Netanyahu"

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  • "The Zionist response is to build"

    July 10, 2017
    Hundreds mark three years since the establishment of nature preserve established in memory of the three murdered Israeli teens

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  • he Zionist Quiz

    May 3, 2017
    Inside the yearly Zionist Quiz, sponsored by The World Zionist Organization, the Zionist Council in Israel and the Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage

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  • Danon: I live with anti-Semitism 7/42 at UN

    February 1, 2017
    WZO poll shows quarter of Israelis are scared of another Holocaust, fear the end of Israel

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  • Herzog, Edelstein: Not all Israel criticism is antisemitism

    February 10, 2017
    It’s important to differentiate between antisemitism and legitimate criticism of Israel, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and opposition leader Isaac Herzog said Sunday night at the opening of an international conference on antisemitism at Bar Ilan Universi

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  • Flying abroad? Take some Zionism with you

    January 10, 2017
    New exhibit in Ben Gurion airport's main terminal marks 120 years of Zionism urges flyers to bring Zionism with them as they travel abroad

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  • Jewish leaders fuming over comments

    September 20, 2016
    US Jewish leaders are outraged that Hungarian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Levente Magyar accused them of describing recent comments about antisemitism in Hungary

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