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On Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Support Israel’s New Chalutzim

 This Yom Ha’atzmaut, on the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence, joy mixes with concern. We wonder, who are the New Chalutzim (pioneers) to build the State and secure its future? Has the era of Diaspora Jewry providing essential support and partnership to the Chalutzim come to an end? How does the Masorti Movement in Israel fit into this story.  And crucially, how can you fit in? History shows that American Jews have played a vital role in Israel – settling Jews and...

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On Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Support Israel’s New Chalutzim

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Yizhar Hess, CEO of Masorti Movement in Israel: Investing in Religious Pluralism in Israel

Let me tell you a story. In 1926 the Conservative Movement in North America bought a nice parcel of land in the heart of Jerusalem. Two and a half acres, between the center of town and the Rehavia neighborhood. The Conservatives, who identified with Zionism from its beginnings, believed that it was not enough for the national home to come into being on a basis of the renewal of secular Zionism alone. They believed that there needed to be a major synagogue in the heart of Jerusalem which...

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The Masorti Foundation celebrates Israel at 70 and the New Chalutizm of the Masorti Movement in Israel who are striving to help the State of Israel fulfill the promise of its founding and the powerful values proclaimed at its creation. Give here to support this visionary work.

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