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  • Knesset passes law opponents say will benefit illegal West Bank outposts

    December 25, 2015 | 9:20 am

    Israel’s Knesset passed a controversial law that requires greater transparency from the World Zionist Organization’s Settlement Division, but which opponents claim will funnel money to illegal settlements in the West Bank.

    The bill, sponsored by Jewish Home member Bezalel...

  • Conference brings together the ‘Zionist leaders of tomorrow’

    February 13, 2012 | 12:25 pm

    For Rebecca Schwab, senior advisor to the Midwest board of Young Judea, the lack of Israel engagement on college campuses is one of the primary challenges facing Zionist youth movements in America.

    “A lot of campuses talk about anti-Semitism and how to overcome it in a politically...

  • Opinion: Opening Israel

    By David Suissa

    September 7, 2011 | 1:43 pm

    The buzzword these days for those in charge of improving Israel’s image is “beyond the conflict.” The idea is, because Israel’s image is so strongly defined by its conflict with the Palestinians, we must “change the conversation” to focus on areas where Israel will look...

  • ARZA wins WZO Elections

    March 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The Association of Reform Zionists of America (ARZA) easily won elections for the American slate to the World Zionist Organization's 35th Congress of the Jewish People.

    ARZA took home just over 38 percent of the 75,686 votes cast, garnering it 55 delegates to the June congress in...

  • Briefs

    June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Bielski Wins WZO Chairmanship

    Zeev Bielski, the mayor of Ra'anana, was unanimously elected chairman of the World Zionist Organization (WZO). Bielski was elected by the Zionist General Council last Friday after World Likud withdrew its candidate, former Israeli Minister for Diaspora...