MERCAZ USA
MAY 2013 MERCAZ USA Israel Advocacy E-letter Iyar 5773 

CALLING ALL ISRAEL ADVOCATES:

MERCAZ USA invites you to two important activities taking place this Spring in the New York/Tri-State area.

MERCAZ GENERAL COUNCIL, SUNDAY, MAY 19, IN NYC

The biennial MERCAZ general membership meeting, the General Council, will be taking place on Sunday, May 19, 11:00am – 3:00pm, at the MERCAZ headquarters 136 East 39th Street. This year’s program focuses on “Broadening the Conversation about Israel”, featuring a presentation by Ambassador Ido Aharoni and other top staff members of the Israeli Consulate in New York.

Get a taste of Israel Advocacy! The community lecture is free to the public but prior registration is required. Click here for more information.

 

MERCAZ ISRAEL ADVOCACY SEMINAR, JUNE 9-10

Join MERCAZ USA and fellow advocates for Israel in Southbury CT, June 9-10, for the fourth in our series of Israel Advocacy Training Seminars.

Program highlights include:

  • Active participation of the Embassy of Israel throughout the 2-day program.
  • Sponsorships by The Israel Project, Jerusalem Online University, Strategic Communications Center and American Zionist Movement.
  • Representatives of leading Jewish community organizations discussing key issues facing Israel today.
  • Special discounts from Jerusalem Online University for all seminar participants.

Learn to transform your synagogue into an effective vehicle for Israel Advocacy. Gain important new insights to defend Israel in your general community and workplace.

The 2-day seminar is taking place from noon Sunday, June 9, through lunch on Monday, June 10 at the Heritage Hotel in Southbury, CT, just 75 minutes northeast of Manhattan. Price of $216 (with $36 discount to current MERCAZ members) includes 1 night in double occupancy and 4 meals. Special walk-in price for those living in the area. Travel subsidies are available upon application with info@mercazusa.org.

Click here for more information about the MERCAZ Israel Advocacy Training Seminar. Click here to register. Contact MERCAZ at 212-533-2061 or info@mercazusa.org with any questions or concerns.