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2012-02-28 10:34:00

BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC today voiced deep concerns about the One-State Conference that will take place at Harvard University from March 3-4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "The one-state idea is a recipe for Israel's destruction," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Those promoting this proposition, including the Harvard conference organizers, should be honest and transparent about their motives. They are not...

2011-09-27 11:59:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauds Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird for his courageous and principled address yesterday to the UN General Assembly. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Just as fascism and communism were the great struggles of previous generations, terrorism is the great struggle of ours," Baird told the UN General Assembly. "Too often Israel is on the front line of our struggle and its people the victims of terror....

2010-08-19 11:26:00

Ronald S. Lauder: "Defending Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people is top priority" NEW YORK and JERUSALEM, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heads of Jewish communities from around the world will gather in Jerusalem for a meeting of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Governing Board on 31 August and 1 September 2010. The gathering will focus on ways to fight the growing threats against Israel. It will be addressed by senior statesmen from Israel and abroad. Writer and Nobel...

2008-09-17 15:00:23

By RUTHIE BLUM LEIBOWITZ 'While 'Hatikva' may not the greatest piece of music," says Zamir Chorale Foundation founder and director Matthew (Mati) Lazar, "the power one feels singing it is undeniable." The long-time conductor and ardent Zionist goes on to ask rhetorically: "Who else but our people would have their national anthem in a minor key?" Here last month to conduct members of his Zamir Chorale and Shirah Choir, as well as a large group of individual singers from across the...

2006-08-31 12:53:05

By Matthew Tostevin JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Vatican's envoy in the Holy Land and bishops from three other churches have launched a rare joint attack on the Christian Zionist movement, accusing it of promoting "racial exclusivity and perpetual war." Christian Zionists form a growing part of the pro-Israel lobby in the United States, the Jewish state's main ally. They believe the return of Jews to the Holy Land and establishment of Israel are proof of God's promises to biblical...