It is part of the Passover tradition to add new songs and stories to the seder. This year add a contemporary version of Dayenu, one which calls upon the Jewish People to give thanks for the return to Israel and for all of the accomplishments of the Jewish People since the establishment of the State.
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).
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.
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.
Expressing views of Zionism and feelings about Israel through writing is a way for us
Hard Realities: Addressing the Delegitimization of Israel and Anti-Semitism Sunday, September 25, 2011 — New
For three days, from November 6-8, twenty-seven college students and young professionals from across North America gathered at the General Assembly of United Jewish Federations of North America to discuss journalism, Israel, Zionism, and how to communicate their passions for each in an effective manner. The students were attending the 22nd annual Do The Write Thing Seminar, a leadership track held during the GA, sponsored by the American Zionist Movement and the World Zionist Organization
Oil is central to the Chanukah story; this year join us for a tasting of olive oils and other sustainable products from the Negev at “Chanukah and Chummus,” a pre-Chanukah celebration on December 7th at Katwalk in midtown Manhattan. Do your Chanukah shopping our virtual boutique of Israeli products, socialize with your friends and eat all the hummus your heart desires.
FeminIsrael is a joint project of the American Zionist Movement and WZO/Hagshama. Held each March
AZM’s Purim Connection is back! For over two decades, the Purim Connection project serves to connect American Jews to Israeli children and soldiers in need. This year, AZM is focusing its efforts on the fire-devastated Carmel Region, its children, and firefighters. Mishloach manot will also be delivered to Lone Soldiers in Jerusalem and Ashkelon.
Free Gilad Now! AZM plays active role in rally to free Gilad Shalit FOR IMMEDIATE