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Hebrew Comes to The Forefront of Jewish Education

The Council for Hebrew Language and Culture convened last week in New Jersey for its annual conference. The organization, established in 2013, aims to connect people to the Jewish culture, religion and language through Hebrew. This November the Council attained one of its initial goals — the establishment of professional network of teachers.

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In Memory of the Victims of Terror in Israel

The American Zionist Movement mourns all the victims of terror and condemns those who perpetrate, condone or applaud such acts. In recent months people in Israel have suffered at the hands of individuals who have expressed their personal anger and outrage in the form of violence against innocent and unsuspecting victims.

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Robotraffic 2016 Competition at the Technion

The Robotraffic Competition will take place at the Technion next March for the 7th consecutive year. Beyond a robotic competition, the event is an opportunity for young North American teens to experience a week of friendly competition, while meeting budding scientists in Israel and discovering the country.

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In Three Minutes You Can Effect Change In Israel

The US elections to the 37th World Zionist Congress have concluded. The U.S. Area Election Committee voted to delay calculation of the votes until disputes regarding the registration list have been resolved. We anticipate being able to release the results of the election in early June. Even then there may be disputes awaiting adjudication in Jerusalem. Everyone would like to see results and they will be released as soon as possible. Watch this website for more information.

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Operation Protective Edge – Resources and Materials

As members of the American Zionist Movement we express our concern and support for the welfare of our brothers and sisters in the State of Israel and for the soldiers who are currently involved on the battlefield. Here are a number of opportunities for you to show your solidarity and links to informational and educational materials to help in your work and efforts.

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Posters of Pre-State Israel Give Special Insight Into Zionism

These 18 authentic posters from pre-state Israel and its early years of independence give expression to the ideals on which the Zionist movement was founded, the challenges it has had to contend with since its outset and the remarkable achievements characterizing its first decades.

More than an important historical record, this collection provides a fascinating insight into the atmosphere and spirit of the times. It also serves as a source of inspiration for carrying on with the vital mission of …

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the Hebrew letter alef

Learn Some Hebrew Words and Roots;Learn About Zionism As Well

Just as fidelity to the Hebrew language was a key to our redemption from Egypt (Midrash Vayikra Rabba 32:5), so, too, was it a key to our survival throughout the long exile from our homeland. Dispersed to the four corners of the earth, our diligence in continuing to study and pray in Hebrew united us in a collective bond to our common inheritance and its values.

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Painting by Sharona Eliassaf

Feminism, Zionism and the Identities of Jewish Women Activists

FeminIsrael has been a joint project of the World Zionist Organization and the American Zionist Movement for many years. Originally a campus-based program, it has moved into the community in recent years. To mark FeminIsrael and Wmen’s History Month his year, AZM and WZO are sponsoring a panel at B’nai Jeshuran on the multiple identities of Jewish women activitists. All are invited to participate.

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