By Rabbi Alan Silverstein PhD. Published May 31, 2016 in The Times of Israel – The Blogs Millions of American Jews, concerned about Jewish continuity, long for a view of Israel with which our children can identify. Research indicates that young people can be positively influenced by encountering Israel first-hand. The success of Birthright Israel […]
Published in New Jersey Jewish News – March 16, 2016 Rabbi Alan Silverstein of Congregation Agudath Israel of West Essex in Caldwell has been elected president of MERCAZ Olami, the Zionist arm of the Conservative movement. He is serving a four-year term that began in February. He succeeds Dr. Stephen Wolnek, who died on Jan. […]
The 37th Zionist Congress will be taking place in October 2015, please click links below to view further information Congress Report by Dr. David Breakstone Registration Form Central themes for the agenda of the 37th Zionist Congress Fourth Annual MERCAZ Olami Awards Gallery Talk with the Artist and Book Launch of The Illuminated Torah by […]
Next year in Jerusalem… A High Holidays message from Dr. David Breakstone, International Vice President of MERCAZ Olami, from the Jerusalem of here and now Last week, those of us in Israel went to sleep one night thinking that we had been abandoned by the Democratic Party, only to wake the next morning to the […]
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Our delegation to the 36th Zionist Congress included more than 140 people, included 74 delegates plus alternates and observers from 18 different countries– Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Sweden, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay & USA. The delegation included 20 young delegates from around the world, including those involved […]
In the Spring edition of the MERCAZ Canada newsletter, you can find a range of stories about Herzl, his 150th birthday, the 36th World Zionist Congress and other relevant issues to Canadian Masorti/Conservative zionists. Read the whole newsletter below, or download it in pdf version at the bottom of the page.