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The Masorti Movement is committed to a pluralistic, egalitarian, and democratic vision of Zionism. Masorti represents a “third” way. Not secular Judaism. Not ultra-Orthodoxy. But a Jewish life that integrates secular beliefs. Halakhah with inclusion and egalitarianism. Tradition that recognizes the realities of today’s world. Masorti engages tens of thousands of Israelis each year, young and old, native born as well as olim from around the globe. Click here to read more about Masorti



Masorti Tribute Gala

  • 2015-02-18

Masorti’s Spring Tribute Gala, honoring Rabbi Gordon Tucker, Susan and William Yarmuth and Yizhar Hess, will take place on Monday, April 27th, 6:30 pm at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. We sincerely hope you will join us for this joyous celebration of their achievements. (Guests are invited to tour the Museum, 5:30-6:30 pm, prior to the Gala.) If you have any questions please call (212) 870-2216. If you cannot attend but would like to make a donation, please contact us via p...

Vote Mercaz!

  • 2014-12-19

MERCAZ is the global voice of Conservative/Masorti Judaism within the World Zionist Organization, the Jewish Agency for Israel, and the Jewish National Fund. Embodying the ideal of the unity of the Jewish people. MERCAZ transforms into action the passion and commitment of Conservative/Masorti Jews around the world for fashioning Israel as a pluralistic Jewish and democratic state with which every Jew can proudly identify. ...

Haaretz: Eight Major Victories for non-Orthodox Judaism in 2014

  • 2014-12-16

By Judy Maltz (Original article found on Haaretz) This was the year that saw the Israeli government push forward legislation that would have couples married outside the Orthodox-run Chief Rabbinate face two-year prison terms. This was also the year that saw a group composed mostly of Conservative movement rabbinical students banned from holding a service in the Knesset synagogue. And it was the year that saw a leading parliamentarian – David Rotem, head of the Knesset Co...

Why Should American Conservative Jews Care About Masorti?

  • 2014-12-12

Israel is no longer a myth - it's an inspiring reality that's always hard for those who love her to criticize. Never more so than at times like these when Israel is subject to criticism from all over the world. No doubt about it, Israel's security issues are real and disturbing. As the past few weeks in Israel's political life have shown, her struggle to implement Jewish values while facing these security issues is no less disturbing. Putting people in prison for marry...

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Michael Oren

former Israeli ambassador to the USA


If Israel does not work to make itself the nation-state of all the Jewish people, and be truly pluralistic and open ... then we risk losing these people.


Shimon Peres

Former Israeli President


The Masorti Movement in Israel is marking its anniversary. Quietly, systematically and guided by a love of Israel, the movement succeeded in establishing itself in Israel ... winning hearts. The challenge ahead of you is great ... you will rise to the challenge.


Rosh Hashannah Newsletter 2014

By Rabbi Alan Silverstein

Hanukah Newsletter 2014

By Rabbi Alan Silverstein