Conference of Presidents

American Jewish leaders laud Cuomo's anti-BDS move

Conference of Presidents welcomes anti-BDS Executive Order signed by New York Governor.Ben Ariel, 6/7/2016, 3:12 AM

Rivlin: Israel shouldn't be partisan issue in American election

President Reuven Rivlin addresses Conference of Presidents, says Israel should not become a divisive topic in this American election season.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2016, 3:16 AM

'The United States isn't supporting its friends as it should be'

Philanthropist Martin Oliner says America has created a void in the Middle East and, as a result, other allies for Israel are stepping in.Yoni Kempinski, 2/17/2016, 5:46 AM

Jewish leader: Meeting with Egyptian President was 'eye opening'

Stephen Greenberg, chairman of the Conference of Presidents, describes Jewish leaders' visits to Turkey and Egypt.Yoni Kempinski, 2/16/2016, 4:15 AM

Watch: How to make people rethink their view on Israel

Rethink Israel Initiative's Gerald Ostrov explains how to engage the young American population with Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 2/16/2016, 3:16 AM

Report: A-Sisi said Netanyahu has 'great powers'

Egyptian president reportedly said Netanyahu can 'advance the region and the world,' in meeting with US Jewish leaders.Gil Ronen, 2/14/2016, 10:34 PM

Egyptian President meets American Jewish leaders in Cairo

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi has productive discussion with the leaders of the Conference of Presidents.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2016, 3:43 AM

Jonathan Pollard to meet with Jewish leaders

Pollard gets a ‘Shabbat-friendly’ electronic monitoring bracelet; report reveals he confronted warden, saying 'God runs the world.'Shoshana Miskin, 1/21/2016, 6:46 PM

Sharansky blasts Arab MK who snubbed American Jews

Jewish Agency chairman says MK Ayman Odeh is trying to score "cheap political points" at the expense of members of his community.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2015, 3:25 AM

Ads to Add Zionism to US Media on Independence Day

Helmsley Charitable Trust will place full-page ads of Israeli Declaration of Independence in the New York Times and USA Today on Monday.Ari Yashar, 5/2/2014, 2:20 PM

ADL Supports J Street Joining US Conference of Presidents

ADL says it will vote for far-left group to join influential conference for 'integrity' of advocacy; WZO slams pro-Hamas deal statements.Ari Yashar, 4/30/2014, 10:41 AM

Hoenlein: BDS is the '21st Century Anti-Semitism'

Malcolm Hoenlein: Saying 'I hate Israel' instead of 'I hate Jews' does not cover up the fact that both mean the same thing.Yoni Kempinski, Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 4:12 AM

Netanyahu: It's Time to Delegitimize the Delegitimizers

Those who call for boycotts of the Jewish state are "classical anti-Semites in modern garb," says PM Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 2:45 AM

US Ambassador to Israel: Negotiations with Iran, PA Key to Peace

US Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro insists that diplomacy is key to regional peace - whether between Israel and the PA or with Iran.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin , 2/18/2014, 2:13 AM

Expert: Combat BDS 'With Emotions and Values'

Panel at Conference of Presidents on BDS examines boycotts from every angle.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin , 2/18/2014, 12:16 AM

Lapid: 'We are a Legion of 19 Spears' Protecting Peace Agenda

Finance Minister Yair Lapid insists in speech to American leaders that peace deal is the key to economic, political, and internal stability.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin , 2/17/2014, 8:24 PM

Hadassah President: The State has 'A Duty' to Bail Out Hospital

Hadassah National President says her charity was 'never involved in managing' Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center.Ari Soffer, Yoni Kempinski, 2/17/2014, 2:22 PM

Spanish King Meets Jewish Leaders Over New Law

Spain set to pass law granting descendants of expelled Jews citizenship; US Jewish leaders meet king and political leaders.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 2:13 AM

Bennett: We Have a Rare Opportunity to Bring Change

MK Bennett at the Conference of Presidents: There's a considerable common denominator between us and Yesh Atid.Elad Benari, 2/13/2013, 2:13 AM

Shapiro: Obama's Visit Symbolizes Strong U.S.-Israel Ties

President Obama’s visit to Israel is important for the strengthening of the ties between the U.S. and Israel, says Ambassador Dan Shapiro.Elad Benari, 2/12/2013, 6:14 AM

Netanyahu: Iran Getting Closer to 'Red Line'

Netanyahu at the Conference of Presidents: Iran is getting closer to the red line I set at the United Nations.Elad Benari, 2/12/2013, 12:12 AM

Biden Reassures Jewish Leaders ‘All Options on Table’

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told American Jewish leaders Tuesday “all options are on the table” to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2012, 9:19 AM

Conference of Presidents: PA's 'Violent GImmicks' Must Stop

The ‘Palestinian’ Authority must "display serious leadership" rather that conduct "violent activities that yield nothing."Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/2/2012, 7:10 PM

Jordan's King Abdullah Blames Israel for Stalled Peace Talks

Jordan’s King Abdullah II says Israel is responsible for the deadlock in peace negotiations with the PA.Elad Benari, 2/22/2012, 6:44 AM

New European Jewish Parliament Fights Anti-Semitism

The first ever European Jewish Parliament held its inaugural meeting last week. The Parliament members join hands to fight anti-Semitism.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/21/2012, 6:44 AM

IDF Spokeswoman to Diaspora: Together We Can Influence the Media

IDF Spokeswoman Lieutenant Colonel Avital Leibovich meets American Jews in Israel, calls to work together to influence foreign media.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/21/2012, 5:45 AM

Hoenlein: Wrong to Advocate Taking Options on Iran Off the Table

J Street pushes Congress to pressure Obama to take a military strike in Iran off the table. Malcolm Hoenlein: that's irresponsible.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/21/2012, 4:13 AM

U.S. Jewish Leaders to Obama: Free Pollard

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents give President Obama a letter adding their voice to recent public figures' requests to free Pollard.Elad Benari, 3/3/2011, 5:12 AM

Obama Meets U.S. Jewish Leaders

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents meet President Obama in the White House, where he reaffirms the U.S. commitment to Israel's security.Elad Benari, 3/2/2011, 5:16 AM

Fischer: Israel's Economy is Strong

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer assured the Conference of Presidents that Israel's strong economy can withstand adversity.Malkah Fleisher, 2/17/2010, 9:18 PM