Vote in the World Zionist Congress Election – Arutz Sheva

Posted By on December 23, 2019

The American Zionist Movement (AZM), today launched a video explaining how American Jews can help influence the deepening connection between Israel the Diaspora.The video explains the impact of the upcoming US election for the 38th World Zionist Congress, the parliament of the Jewish people, which will convene in Jerusalem in October 2020.

From January 21 through March 11, 2020, American residents who are Jewish and 18 or older will be eligible to vote for United States delegates to the World Zionist Congress who will join delegates from Israel and around the world , to make decisions regarding the priorities of the World Zionist Organization, Jewish National Fund and the Jewish Agency for Israel, and the allocation of nearly $1 billion annually in support for Israel and world Jewry.

More than a dozen slates, comprised of over 1,800 candidates, will vie for 152 American seats for the 38thWorld Zionist Congress in an election to be conducted in early 2020 organized and facilitated by AZM. The election will be primarily online, with an option for mail-in ballots.

This video narrates the message that AZM is trying to portray of how powerful each voice can be in this historic election, said Herbert Block, Executive Director of the American Zionist Movement. Every American Jew over 18 has the opportunity to vote for their voice in Israel, and in turn, strengthen Zionism and world Jewry.

Since the 2015 election, interest has grown, and a record number of groups expressed interest in participating in the 2020 elections. The 13 slates running in the 2020 World Zionist Congress elections are, in ballot order:

To be eligible to vote in the US Elections to the 38th World Zionist Congress, you must:

Registration and voting will open on January 21, 2020. The fee to register and vote is $7.50, or $5 for those 18-25, which goes to cover the operating costs of the election.

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