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National Zionist Conference in NYC Unites Community and Addresses Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

To see the full AZM Biennial Assembly 2019 program and schedule of speakers go to azm.org/biennial

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2019

WHO: The American Zionist Movement (AZM) national conference

WHAT: AZM Biennial Assembly: Zionism Forward – Unity and Community: Bringing Together the Many Voices of Zionism

WHEN: Sunday, March 10 (11am-9pm) and Monday, March 11 (9am-2:30pm)

WHERE: Park East, 164 East 68 Street (between. Lexington & 3rd Avenues), Manhattan

Amidst public concern on Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism, the leadership of national Zionist groups will meet in Manhattan on March 10-11 for the American Zionist Movement (AZM) Biennial National Assembly.  The conference will convene diverse US Jewish organizations and leadership around the theme of “Zionism Forward – Unity and Community: Bringing Together the Many Voices of Zionism.”

The program will include panels and discussions on Zionism and Israel engagement on campus and in the American Jewish community; participation in Sunday’s “Hate Stops Here” Global Rallies Against Antisemitism; a feature on “FeminIsrael” on the occasion of Women’s History Month; and the launch of preparations for the 2020 US elections to the World Zionist Congress.

Presenters include:

  • Hon. Elan S. Carr, the newly-appointed US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism – in his first NYC appearance in this role
  • Alon Ben-Gurion, grandson of Israel’s first Prime Minister
  • Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel
  • Ellen Hershkin, National President of Hadassah
  • Richard D. Heideman, President, AZM
  • Malcolm Hoenlein, CEO, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
  • Dr. Francine Stein, National Chair of AZM
  • Professor Gil Troy, Historian and Author of “The Zionist Ideas”

To see the full program and schedule of speakers go to www.azm.org/biennial

Journalists must reply to azm@azm.org to be registered for the building security list.

The American Zionist Movement is comprised of 32 national Jewish Zionist Organizations and works across a broad ideological, political and religious spectrum linking the American Jewish community together in support of Israel, Zionism and the Jewish people.​

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