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  • Op-Ed: Put Russian-speaking Jews on the community’s radar

    A strong Jewish future requires that Russian-speaking Jews play a significant role, writes the president of the Jewish Agency for Israel.

  • Op-Ed: On conversion in Israel, there is a way

    A Jewish Agency official says the agency’s new strategic plan will broaden and increase future funding to programs like Nativ, a crash course in Judaism that presents an opportunity to fast-track the conversion process through the Israel Defense Forces.

  • Guest Post: Nativ helps IDF soldiers convert

    As the controversy over the conversion issue reached a fever pitch last week, a group of IDF soldiers shuffled past flowerbeds into classrooms at the Jewish Agency’s Kiryat Moriah educational center in Jerusalem. Four hundred soldiers, many of them immigrants, come together from every army unit for 14 hours a day of learning. Today’s lesson…