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Ambassadors from several nations pose at the Aish HaTorah Center in the Old City of Jerusalem overlooking the Western Wall. Photo by Josh Hasten.

Ambassadors tour Israel to better comprehend its multifaceted security challenges

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan is back on his home turf, leading 16 of his colleagues—ambassadors to the United States and the United Nations—from countries around the world, along with some...
The Israeli flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons via Dr. Zachi Evenor.

American Zionist Movement elects first woman president, adds six new members

Deborah S. Isaac was elected president of the American Zionist Movement (AZM), the United States federation of 39 Zionist organizations, at the AZM Biennial National Assembly held virtually on Tuesday with more than 400...
Richard Heideman, president of the American Zionist Movement, and Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. Source: Screenshot.

American Zionist Movement points to Muslim world as bright spot for Jews in dark...

A lengthy interview with Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations executive vice chairman Malcolm Hoenlein wrapped up the three-hour long virtual national conference of the American Zionist Movement on Monday, during which...
Austro-Hungarian journalist and founder of modern-day Zionism Theodor Herzl. Source: YouTube.

AZM launches ‘Herzl 125’ to mark Zionist anniversaries

The American Zionist Movement (AZM) is launching a “Herzl 125” initiative this weekend to highlight important Zionist anniversaries in 2021-22. Feb. 14 is the 125th anniversary of the 1896 publication by Austro-Hungarian journalist and father of modern-day...
Members of the American Zionist Movement at the Israel Day Parade in New York City on June 3, 2018. Credit: Facebook.

Constructive dialogue remains critical to moving American ‘Zionism forward’

For Israelis, Zionism is part and parcel of the national experience, regardless of religious or political affiliation. Yet in America, where Judaism has been undergoing a crisis of apathy and assimilation, the concept of...

UN Ambassadors visit Auschwitz on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Thirteen Ambassadors to the United Nations from Africa, Europe and Latin America visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camps in Poland today on Yom Hashoah (Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day), as part of the 30th annual...