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  • Reform wins plurality of U.S. vote for World Zionist Congress

    June 5, 2015 | 2:37 pm

    The Reform movement won a plurality of votes for American representation in the 37th World Zionist Congress.

    Of the 145 seats allocated to Americans in the 500-representative body, approximately 70 percent went to religious denominations: Fifty-six seats went to the Reform...

  • World Zionist Congress elections: A voter’s guide

    January 26, 2015 | 11:49 am

    World Zionist Congress elections began earlier this month and run through April 30. Here’s a primer on what the congress is, how (logistically) to vote, who’s on the ballot, and why you just might want to sign up for PayPal before casting your vote.

    What is it?

    The World...

  • Can One Imagine Another Herzl Arising?

    By Leonard Fein

    December 23, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    The funeral took place in Vienna on July 7, 1904. The stunning announcement had come on the 4th: Theodore Herzl, dead at age 44.

    Here is Stefan Zweig's description of the day:

    "A strange day it was, a day in July, unforgettable to all who were there to see it. Because suddenly at...