Proposed Policy Guidelines for the National Institutions of the Jewish People (I)

Proposed Policy Guidelines for the National Institutions of the Jewish People were drafted by Avraham Burg, former Israeli MK and prominent member of the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, the Finance Committee and the State Control Committee. In February 1995, Burg was elected Chairman of the Executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel and the World Zionist Organization. His draft is made after his election to this influential position.


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World Zionist Organisation supports illegal settlements

In the following article, Jewish and Zionist officials contrive not to have known that the WZO has supported illegal settlements in the occupied territories.  This is belied by news published previously in Israel.

In the Jerusalem Post of 8 August 1992 (byline Betsheva Tsur), the Post reports under the heading "WZO Congress backs Rabin’s settlement policies": 

"The World Zionist Organization will refocus its settlement activities to reflect the policies of the Rabin government, WZO officials said Friday, after the 32th Zionist Congress passed a resolution to direct the WZO’s settlement budget to sparsely populated areas important for the nation’s security. WZO officials said that the organization will shift its work almost exclusively to the Golan Heights and the Jordan Valley."

[…] The opening ceremony was attended by President Chaim Herzog, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and other cabinet ministers, Mayor Teddy Kollek and numerous ambassadors, along with more than 700 delegates and Jewish leaders…Former Australian premier Bob Hawke…was guest of honor."

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Zionist Congress resolution: Demand to outlaw anti-Zionism

The Zionist Congress hereby resolves:

4. To establish, where necessary in every country, working groups which will work with members of the legislature to bring about legislation that will outlaw anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism and Holocaust denial;

5. To form groups of jurists whose role would be to lodge complaints and initiate prosecution against political, media, or other bodies which disseminate anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist hatred;


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The World Zionist Organization: Structure and Functions The World Zionist OrganizationThe National InstitutionsStructure and Functions Table of Contents *    Forward*    Introduction*    Turning points in the activities of the World Zionist Organization*    Stages in the history of the Congresses*    The Institutions of the Zionist Movement *    The … Continue reading

The Zionist Congress

THE ZIONIST CONGRESS Source:  (March 2005) The Zionist Congress is the supreme institution of the World Zionist Organization and its highest legislative authority. Article 13 of the WZO Constitution stipulates: "An Ordinary Congress shall meet at least once in … Continue reading