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A Georgian Family Finds Their Home in Israel

On August 12, 2008 Vazha and Irina Mamisashvili and their two young sons Nikoloz, 8, and David, 5, were brought to Israel by the Jewish Agency during the height of the war in Georgia. Today, two weeks later, the Mamisashvili family is living on Kibbutz Masada, in the Jordan Valley, part of t…

Thanks for a Great Summer!

August 20, 2008

Well over 10,000 children from Sderot and the Gaza perimeter have enjoyed this year’s camp activity and decided to express their heartfelt appreciation to the organizers.
The camps were operated in conjunction with the local municipalities, who do not cease in offering t…

Reflections of Nitzana Camp Volunteers

August 14

Nitzana volunteers: Sam Zerin, Adam Finkel and Anna Gartman


What an incredible time we are having at Nitzana!  The kids are wonderful, the staff is wonderful, the food is palatable, but most of all we feel that our very presence here is deeply appreciated.  This was, of c…

Camp On Wheels at Ramat Gan Safari

August 11

Over 100 children attending the Jewish Agency Israel Experience Camp On Wheels spent a fabulous day at the safari in Ramat Gan.

Summer camps are continuing to operate during the month of August, providing the thousands of Sderot and Gaza perimeter youth a chance for fun, relaxation…

100 olim arrive from Georgia since outbreak of crisis

  • An additional 100 approved for immigration, readying to leave Georgia
  • Jewish Agency sets up hotline in Jerusalem to help new immigrants, give information to Georgians considering aliyah.

Friday, August 22, 2008

As of today (Aug 22), the Jewish Agency for Israel has brought 100 new immigrant…

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