Eretz HaKodesh to Prime Minister Netanyahu: The Liberal Movements and Left-Wing Jews Do Not Represent All of Diaspora Jewry!
Eretz HaKodesh – the recently formed and recently elected Charedei party within the WZO and Israel’s national institutions – expressed its strong opposition to a letter issued by the Jewish Agency for Israel, and signed on by Jewish Federations of North America, Keren Hayesod and the World Zionist Organization, that criticized the new Israeli government […]
נציגי ‘ארץ הקודש’ בחבר הנאמנים של המוסדות הלאומיים שלחו מכתב לנתניהו שבו חשפו כי המכתב הקודם שנשלח על ידי ראשי המוסדות, נשלח בלי שהתקיים על כך דיון בחבר הנאמנים של הסוכנות היהודית. פרסום ראשון: נציגי סיעת ‘ארץ הקודש’ בחבר הנאמנים של המוסדות הלאומיים שיגרו הבוקר (חמישי) מכתב לראש הממשלה בנימין נתניהו, בו הם קובלים על כך […]
This past week, Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva if Philadelphia, wrote a letter to Rav Chaim Kanievsky regarding the question of voting in the WZO election. The full text of the letter was reviewed by Matzav.com. Rav Shmuel expressed in the letter that he had heard that Rav Chaim issued a “hora’as sha’ah” to permit voting […]
When last week’s agreement dividing up portfolios within the World Zionist Organization (WZO) and its constituent bodies — Keren Hayesod, Keren Kayemet L’Yisrael, the Jewish National Fund, and the Jewish Agency — was finally signed, it was no easy slicing of the pie. Because for the first time, WZO’s decisive balance of power was now held by […]
Thanks to the efforts of Rabbi Pesach Lerner, chairman of Eretz Hakodesh, the status quo at the Kosel Hamaarovi did not become the subject of a resolution by the board of governors of the JAFI-Jewish Agency for Israel, a powerful and influential international organization. Rabbi Lerner, who is a member of the JAFI board of governors representing […]
(January 5, 2023 / JNS) The Eretz HaKodesh and Coalition for Jewish Values organizations criticized a letter — written by The Jewish Federations of North America, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Hayesod and the World Zionist Organization — which expressed concerns over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government. Netanyahu’s cabinet was sworn in last Thursday. “It is our duty […]
Want to help Progressive Judaism increase its political clout in Israel? You can do so by participating in the 2020 World Zionist Congress (WZC) election, which run from January 21 to March 11, 2020 (MLK Day to Purim). These elections are held only every five years, and your vote for the ARZA slate will give the liberal […]
Whether promoting religious pluralism in Israel at the Kotel (Western Wall) or meeting with U.S. or Canadian leaders on political issues, USCJ acts as a respected and trusted representative of today’s Conservative Judaism. Last week, CEO Rabbi Wernick did just that, traveling to Israel for meetings with the Jewish Agency, the World Zionist Organization and others. While there, he also visited […]
In a major and historical shift of policy, the Keren Kayemet L’Yisrael Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) , a 120-year-old nonprofit that owns about 15% of the land in Israel, authorized the purchase of land in the Shomron and Yehuda on Sunday.
Labor MK Gilad Kariv, the Reform movement’s representative in the government that just collapsed, may have been caught with his hand in the proverbial cookie jar. Perhaps this comes as no surprise — but it is particularly galling, as Kariv was Reform’s main champion of lawfare actions against chareidi causes before Israel’s High Court.