Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations

Conference of Presidents ignores traditional Zionism

CoP continues hewing to left-wing policies and politics despite the strong showing for Israeli Nationalists in the WZO elections. OpinionRobert B. Sklaroff, M.D., 5/5/2020, 6:27 PM

New leadership elected to Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Dianne Lob elected to serve as next chair of the Conference of Presidents. Current Chair Arthur Stark extended for an additional year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 4:34 AM

Jewish leaders pause to remember the fallen on Memorial Day

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations: 'We remember brave men and women who answered call to serve Jewish State.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 4:52 PM

The president of the Conference of Presidents must be 100% pro-Israel

Admitting HIAS to a leadership role may very well be an attempt to appease the misplaced guilt American Jews feel for rejecting others - even terrorists, but it is not a pro-Zion act. Jeffrey Ludwig, 4/26/2020, 6:30 AM

Diane Lob is not the right choice to lead the Conference of Presidents

The Conference Of President of Major American Jewish Organizations can do better than choosing someone who headed an organization that defends anti-Zionists like Linda Sarsour. Ronn Torossian, 4/22/2020, 12:59 PM

Controversy over nomination to lead Conference of Presidents

Pro-Israel voices protest nomination of former HIAS chair Dianne Lob to lead umbrella organization of American Jewish organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 8:51 PM

'Saudis see the success of Israel, and want to be like them'

Returning from Saudi Arabia, activist Ken Abramowitz says: 'Deal of the century can help Gulf states have relationship with Israel.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/20/2020, 10:08 PM

Martin Oliner: 'What's critical is for Israel to move forward with annexation'

Martin Oliner, Co-Pres. of Religious Zionists of America, says US backs annexation, Israel needs to 'rally around PM' to push it through.Yoni Kempinski, 2/20/2020, 5:18 PM

Malcolm Hoenlein after visit to Saudi Arabia: Muslim countries want relations with Israel

Watch: Conference of Presidents Executive VC speaks about visit to the Arab country and tour through Hezbollah tunnelsYoni Kempinski, Jerusalem, 2/20/2020, 11:57 AM

The Diasporavirus

Those Jews stricken by the Diasporavirus epidemic exhibit signs of disorientation, believing they have found the Promised Land in America, Australia, and Mexico Tzvi Fishman, 2/18/2020, 12:30 PM

Hotovely: Israel is committed to every Jew in the world

Diaspora Affairs Minister speaks to Conference of Presidents about need for Israel to connect with, support Diaspora Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2020, 4:50 PM

Jewish group slams Democrats' calls to condition aid to Israel

Major Jewish umbrella group blasts calls by Democratic presidential candidates to condition aid to Israel on its approach to Mideast deal.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/6/2019, 7:46 AM

'Trump couldn't be more passionate about fighting anti-Semitism'

US State Department envoy for combating anti-Semitism Elan Carr addresses Conference of Presidents in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 6:56 PM

Open letter to visiting Diaspora leaders

Instead of rebuilding Israel as part of long-awaited Redemption, Diaspora leaders continued building, strengthening galut bastions. Opinion.Tzvi Fishman, 2/21/2019, 11:29 AM

Political leaders brief Conference of Presidents Israel mission

Naftali Bennett: 'You can’t build joint future by erasing history.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2019, 10:58 PM

President Rivlin addresses Conference of Presidents mission

Rivlin emphasizes Jewish unity is paramount, calls for Israel-Diaspora dialog starting on premise that 'we are one'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2019, 10:21 PM

Netanyahu: 'Arab countries concerned how to fight radical Islam'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations mission to Israel.Mordechai Sones, 2/18/2019, 9:15 PM

Anti-Israel Democrats represent 'new strain of anti-Semitism'

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations launches Israel mission with Africa ties, rising anti-Semitism in focus.Hezki Baruch, 2/18/2019, 11:02 AM

'No students should have to live with threats of violence'

Jewish groups call on Stanford University to act against student who threatened to 'physically fight Zionists.'JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 10:08 PM

Bed Bath & Beyond President may chair top Jewish policy group

Arthur Stark of Bed Bath & Beyond and Friends of the IDF is likely to chair the Conference of Presidents.JTA, 4/26/2018, 2:09 PM

Malcolm Hoenlein stepping down as Conference of Presidents chief

After three decades as Conference of Presidents Executive VP, Malcolm Hoenlein steps down, plans to focus on external relations.JTA, 2/28/2018, 6:27 PM

UN official: Palestinian Authority chairman abuses Palestinians

UN must openly condemn terror, UN Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, tells Conference of Presidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2018, 2:18 PM

'You form the indispensable link to the indispensable alliance'

PM addresses Conference of Major American Jewish Organizations Mission to Israel. 'Our relationship with US different from anything else.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2018, 10:53 PM

Conference of Presidents: UN High Commissioner abused authority

Leaders say UN High Commissioner for Human Rights complicit in blatantly discriminatory campaign against Israel by Human Rights Council.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2017, 10:45 AM

Rivlin: Interpol decision harms fight against terrorism

Israeli president speaks with Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations about range of issues facing Jewish world.Gary Willig, 9/27/2017, 11:04 PM

'A repugnant example of UN Council's abusive manipulation'

Conference of Presidents leaders call on UN High Commissioner for Human Rights not to publish discriminatory anti-Israel document.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2017, 2:12 PM

'A resolution targeting any other country would never pass'

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations calls on UNESCO members to vote against latest anti-Israel resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 10:09 PM

Likud minister: Countries want to know how to deal with terror

Public Security Minister says world understands terror is the same everywhere, that accepting Iran as legitimate is 'immoral.'Chana Roberts, 2/20/2017, 1:03 PM

Bennett: My solution is annexation

Israel's Education Minister speaks to Conference of Presidents, says he's 'sure Netanyahu will keep his word.'Eliran Aharon, 2/20/2017, 12:12 PM

Justice Minister: We won't cave in to Arab threats

Ayelet Shaked speaks about BDS and her plan for reining in Supreme Court.Eliran Aharon, 2/20/2017, 11:39 AM

'We need out-of-the-box thinking'

Conference of Presidents Vice Chairman gives press conference summarizing recent visit to Morocco, says people know you can't impose peace.Chana Roberts, 2/20/2017, 10:50 AM

Jewish American leaders urge France to cancel peace conference

Leaders of Conference of Presidents call on France to cancel or postpone "ill-conceived" international meeting on Middle East peace.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/30/2016, 10:26 PM

'Wiesel was a champion of the Jewish people'

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations mourns the death of renowned author Elie Wiesel.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2016, 3:15 AM

'The United States isn't supporting its friends'

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: Sisi meeting 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

Turkey illustrates intricacies of Diaspora Jews

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have changed his tune on Israel, but his stance towards Turkish Jews has never changed.Ari Soffer, 2/15/2016, 5:59 PM

Netanyahu: Arab countries see Israel as an ally

Prime Minister addresses Conference of Presidents, notes "dramatic shift" in the attitude of some Arab countries towards Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/15/2016, 3:14 AM

Leading US-Jewish Org: 'We Must Unite'

Conference of Presidents calls for unity for the "day after," essentially conceding in the fight against the Obama-Iran nuclear deal.Hillel Fendel, 9/13/2015, 4:18 AM

Obama to Address North American Jews on Iran Deal

President Obama to participate in a live webcast on Iran deal with Jews from the United States and Canada.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/21/2015, 8:49 PM

Netanyahu to Address US Jews Over Iran Deal

Over 100 Jewish groups to engage in dialogue over Iran with the PM in special web address; Kerry sent to counter Israeli efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2015, 10:42 AM

American Jewish Leaders Visit Israel

Group of 30 prominent American Jewish leaders visit Israel, meet with residents who have been affected by the endless rocket attacks.Hezki Baruch, 7/16/2014, 5:13 AM

Inside the Presidents Conference and J Street Vote

Why did the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations reject J Street? Anonymous sources speak.Edwin Black, 6/1/2014, 5:20 PM

Keep J Street Out of Conference of Presidents

J Street, which puts Israel's security second in its views on the peace process, should not be allowed to join the respected Conference of Presidents of Major US Jewish Organizations. Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 4/24/2014, 7:28 AM

Peres Hails Kerry's Peace Efforts

Secretary of State Kerry "is doing an amazing job" mediating peace efforts, Peres tells Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.Elad Benari, 2/21/2014, 3:45 AM

US Ambassador to Israel: Talks with Iran, PA Key

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

'Leaving Gaza Cost 1,000 Times More than Staying'

Bennett answers question about the cost of Israeli settlement, warns of 'fateful days' regarding Iran.Mark Langfan, 11/20/2013, 2:44 AM

Letter to American Jewish Leadership

Do not let history repeat itself. Ted Belman, 11/8/2013, 4:03 PM

Hoenlein: Israel-US Relationship Remains Healthy

Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Malcolm Hoenlein stressed the importance of the ongoing healthy and vital relationship between Israel and the US. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/13/2013, 12:22 PM

Peres: Iran Reflected in Coalition Talks

President Peres to Conf. of Presidents: "None of us would like to be victims of the terror organizations, Hamas and Hezbollah, or Iran."Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2013, 11:45 PM