Money Due by Agreement is Withheld from Needy Survivors The greatest historic statement condemning anti-Semitism that shook Europe is now leveled at the World Zionist Organization. Bank Leumi, one of the oldest and largest banks in Israel, was one of the last banks in the world to agree to compensate victims of the Holocaust for money abandoned in accounts. It wasn’t until 2010 that Bank Leumi came to a final agreement to settle an $80 million … [Read more...] about J’accuse! WZO Fails its Financial Responsibility to the Poorest Survivors of the Holocaust
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The Jewish Agency's Global School Twinning Network, an operating program of Partnership2Gether (P2G), is one of the recipients of the Global Jewish Unity Day Prize for 2016. Through this program, thousands of Jewish children around the world have had the chance to connect to one another with the use of technology. For an in-depth look at the School Twining Network, see Building Bridges: Global School Twinning Network. … [Read more...] about P2G’s School Twining Network wins Jerusalem Unity Day Prize
Back in January 2014, comedian and educator Benji Lovitt authored one of our most widely-read pieces ever: "Israel Programs: The Case for Tel Aviv." Lovitt, in the words of Dr. Zohar Raviv, Taglit's International VP of Education, "voiced concern that Taglit-Birthright Israel, among other tour groups, did not allow participants enough time in Tel Aviv and “modern Israel, the ‘start-up nation’” in order for them to develop an appreciation for the … [Read more...] about Birthright Israel Launches Tel Aviv Urban Experience; hmmmmm
The Jewish Agency, in violation of their own governance policies, is funding anti-Zionist and anti-government MASA programs. Sitting at the top of The Jewish Agency's governance structure, even above the Board of Governors, is the Assembly. Comprised of up to 518 members apportioned similarly to the Board, the Assembly (though meeting only annually) is the prime decider of overarching policy matters. Historically, their debates involved … [Read more...] about Who is Rabbi Shteinman and Why Should The Jewish Agency’s Donors Be Concerned?
With rockets targeting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv this evening the latest ceasefire is already a joke. So too is the relationship between the principal players in the World Jewry Joint Initiative (ofter referred to as the Prime Minister's Initiative (PMI) on this site and elsewhere). Let's back up to an abbreviated history. Last July, eJP broke the story on the planning for this ground-breaking project. The PMI was pegged as a $300 million a … [Read more...] about As Gov’t Diaspora Initiative Moves Forward, Politics at the Forefront