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"This prize also goes to [wife] Avital and to all the Aliyah activists and Prisoners of Zion in the Soviet Union who fought valiantly for the right to immigrate to Israel."
Prior to Aliya in 1986 Sharansky was best known for his time in Soviet prisons after his arrest in 1977.
“If you want to honor Natan’s legacy, then support the brave men and women of Iran who are fighting for freedom, yearning for freedom and praying for our support for their struggle."
We have seen no progress on any of these issues since the government’s regrettable decision in June.
"The Jewish Agency, which has welcomed millions of Jews home to Israel, is proud to play a part in easing Neda’s integration into her country of refuge."
"These is no place for such hate speech or violence in any democratic society."
Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.
Showdown: Netanyahu Boycotts Reform, Conservative, Sharansky, in Monday Night Meeting on Kotel Prayer
Senior Jewish Agency officials are saying Sharansky is livid over the government's decision to cancel the Kotel plan.
'Time is running out. Fewer than 400,000 survivors are alive today.'
'If there's one thing that I could tell you here today: Be proud Jews. Stand up. Be proud. Stand with Israel. Stand with our people. Be proud Jews. Do this in Sydney and do it in Jerusalem and come this year to Jerusalem.'
Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky is spending this week meeting with Jews and non-Jews in Africa.
Aliyah from Brazil increased significantly, with the arrival of some 760 new immigrants this year, compared with 497 in 2015.
A new Global School Twinning Network project of The Jewish Agency for Israel was launched this week.
Sharansky, visiting Brazil: “The Brazilian Jewish community is a warm, Zionist community with strong ties to Israel.”
The AG is obviously feeling that he can't go to battle against a clear Supreme Court ruling to demolish Amona.
"Reform Jews in the US don’t have a single mikvah. All of a sudden they need a mikvah over here?"
"I feel humiliated, they were actually saying they're not recognizing my being Jewish. I love Rabbi Lookstein, he is my rabbi, he brought me into the Jewish world."
Sharansky: “This is the single greatest expression of the Jewish people’s solidarity with French Jewry.”
The food co-ops operate as social business ventures, offering consumers significantly less expensive groceries and investing profits in local social empowerment initiatives.
During the day, an exhibition titled "Stripes, Stars and Magen David" will be launched in the Knesset's Chagall Hall.
Benny Gantz and Natan Sharansky join this year's Jerusalem Unity Award nominations committee.
Arab MK Ayman Odeh on Thursday refused to enter a meeting with Jews in New York because the same office building also houses Zionist organizations.