Proposed Policy Guidelines for the National Institutions of the Jewish People (IV) Avraham BurgJune 1995-Sivan 5755 Part Three: Global Jewish Information Network Adapting our National Institutions to the Challenges Ahead In light of the extraordinary challenges which the Jewish People … Continue reading
Proposed Policy Guidelines for the National Institutions of the Jewish People (III) Avraham BurgJune 1995-Sivan 5755 Part Two: Toward the Twenty-First Century – Challenges Facing the Jewish National Institutions The complex web of threats and opportunities in the Jewish world … Continue reading
Proposed Policy Guidelines for the National Institutions of the Jewish People (II) Drafted by Avraham Burg, June 1995 Declaration of Principles Whereas the strength and continued existence of the Jewish People is threatened by assimilation in the Diaspora and by … Continue reading
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.
Merry Christmas from JNF Jerusalem Post, 29 December 1990 The Jewish National Fund (JNF) last week distributed Christmas trees to members of the country’s various Christian communities. More than 3,000 trees were handed out in Jerusalem, and over 7,000 in … Continue reading
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."Continue reading
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;
Klal Yisrael, Jewish Unity, and the Centrality of the State of Israel 34th Zionist Congress Resolutions 47. Rewriting the Jerusalem Programme 48. Establishing an Operative Zionist Program Relevant to the Present Time 49. Strengthening Identification with the State of Israel … Continue reading
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November 20, 2002 15 Kislev, 5763 Jerusalem Director General of the Prime Ministers Office: " World Wide Jewry is a Strategic Asset for the State of Israel and Strengthening its Security Director General of the Prime Ministers Office, Avigdor … Continue reading
http://www.thelikud.org/Archives/Structure%20of%20the%20World%20Zionist%20Organization.htm 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
Alan MontagueJewish Chronicle (UK)28 Oct. 1991 China-Israel relations are thawing as Peking admits UN resolution [on Zionism] was wrong Jewish-Chinese relations have received a major boost following the first-ever meeting in Peking between a communal leader and a top Chinese … Continue reading
Zionist Leaders- Chaim Weizmann. 11 Oct 1999 http://www.israel.org/MFA/History/Modern%20History/Centenary%20of%20Zionism/Zionist%20Leaders-%20Chaim%20Weizmann Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Chaim Weizmann was born in 1874, in Motol – a small, isolated shtetl (township) in a bleak, marshy area, forty kilometers from Pinsk. The third of twelve … Continue reading
Jewish Colonial Trust The first Zionist bank, it was founded at the Second Zionist Congress and incorporated in London in 1899. The JCT was intended to be the financial instrument of the Zionist Organization, and was to obtain capital and … Continue reading
THE ZIONIST CONGRESS Source: http://www.wzo.org.il/doingzionism/institutions/zionist_congress.asp (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
Resolutions Of the Zionist General Council 2004 XXXIV/3 Jerusalem ? 15th to 17th June, 2004, 26 ? 28th Sivan, 5764 [Excerpts] A. Changes to the Constitution 1. The Jerusalem ProgramZionism, the national liberation movement of the Jewish people, brought about … Continue reading
THE ZIONIST GENERAL COUNCIL The Zionist General Council is the supreme institution of the Zionist movement in the inter-Congress period. The Zionist General Council has all the powers of the Congress except for those expressly reserved for the Congress. The … Continue reading
JNF not required to act for good of all, court told By Yuval Yoaz Haaretz17 December 2004 http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/515073.html The Jewish National Fund (JNF) is not required to act for the goodof all of Israel’s citizens and asking it to allocate … Continue reading