Relive the GA


GA 2018 brought thousands of Jewish leaders from around the world to Tel Aviv to explore both the challenges and opportunities facing the Israel-Diaspora relationship with the theme of "Let’s Talk." Relive the stirring talks and emotional moments from both Federation and world leaders.


Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

The Israeli leader in discussion with Richard V. Sandler, immediate past chair of the JFNA Board of Trustees.


Israel's President Reuven “Ruvi” Rivlin

The president of Israel greets the delegates at the 2018 General Assembly and welcomes them to Israel.


Isaac "Bougie" Herzog, chair of the executive, The Jewish Agency for Israel

The new head of Federation partner The Jewish Agency speaks about Israel-Diaspora relations at the 2018 General Assembly.


JFNA President & CEO Jerry Silverman

The professional head of The Jewish Federations of North America addresses the 2018 General Assembly.


U.S. Ambassador to Israel David M. Friedman

The U.S. representative in Israel addresses the 2018 General Assembly about relations between the two countries.


Her Excellency Deborah A. Lyons, Canadian Ambassador to Israel

Canada’s representative in Israel talks about her country's Jewish community and its relationship with Israel at the 2018 General Assembly.


A Special Welcome from the GA 2018 Co-Chairs

Co-Chairs Danna Azrieli and Marius Nacht, two of Israel’s most renowned philanthropists, welcome Jews from North America and around the world to Tel Aviv.


A Painting of the Future of Federation

Steve Hoffman, president of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, and Dr. Steven Nasatir, president of the Jewish United Fund Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, reflect on the Movement’s evolution and where they see it headed.


The Power of Federation & Music

Soar to the music of the talented young performers of the Shalva Band, all of whom have a disability.


Israel Trauma Coalition & the Diaspora

In this special GA-only segment, learn about how the Israel Trauma Coalition — with funding from UJA-Federation of New York, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, and others — uses its expertise to support Jews in need, whether they’re in Israel, North America, or around the world.