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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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Monopolity Game Box

Monopolity: The Fun Game of Israeli Politics

The WZO: Department of Diaspora Activities presents Monopolity- a life-size game board and simulation of the political parties and issues in Israel today. Monopolity is a fun, inter active game that explores the complexities of the Israeli Society and Knesset! Using the game, you can debate and discuss some of the major issues in Israeli society: State vs. Religion, Peace & Security , Immigration, the Israel-Diaspora relations, to name a few. It is suitable for a wide variety of venues and groups, including Hillels, youth movements, congregations, Jewish Day

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Judy Shereck

AZM Officers Treasurer Judy Shereck of Montvale, New Jersey, is a member of the National Board and the Executive Committee of Hadassah. She currently serves

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David Newman

AZM Officers Vice President David Newman has served on the AZM board for many years representing ARZA. He joined ARZA’s national board in 1997, having

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David Krantz

Secretary David Krantz is the president and chairperson of the board of directors of the Green Zionist Alliance: The Grassroots Campaign for a Sustainable Israel.

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Kenneth Bob

AZM Officers Chairman Kenneth Bob is the National President of Ameinu. He is a member of the Jewish Agency for Israel Board of Governors, of

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World Zionist Organization Mobilizes for Southern Israel

Following the escalation in rocket attacks on southern Israel, the WZO brought hundreds of schoolchildren from the south to Jerusalem. The students, from grades 1-12, will explore the city with a guide to accompany them. Among the places the students will visit is the WZO’s Herzl Museum and Educational Center, located on Har Herzl (Mt Herzl).

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Israel in the Write Light: Today’s Zionism and Israel Advocacy

Please join AZM on Sunday, March 18, 2012 in NYC for Israel in the Write Light. Geared towards young professionals (post college to age 40), this seminar will provide opportunities for people to learn how to advocate on behalf of Israel through various journalistic media. Obtain tools to enable you to communicate YOUR message and thoughts on challenges facing Israel and Zionism today.

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Join the Conversation–Zionism:Seven Questions

Join AZM Chicago for “Zionism: Seven Questions, “a text-based discussion series in seven parts that explores the diverse writings and speeches of major Zionist thinkers in the pre-State era, 1840-1948. From Herzl to Ha’am, Rav Kook to Ber Borochov, Brandeis to Jabotinsky to Ben-Gurion and more, we will journey through this century of Zionist thought in all its complexity.

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This Year Celebrate Tu B’Shvat with a Seder

Tu B’shvat is the Jewish New Year for Trees. As the environment is changing, and the concept of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) is changing with it, we must be more aware of how this generation has the potential and the responsibility to change current practices in our society. In Deuteronomy 20:19 we learn “A human is like a tree in the field.” Just as one tree does not make a forest, one person does not make up a community.

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