Supporting Religious Pluralism in Israel

Our Mission

MERCAZ USA is the Zionist Organization of the Conservative Movement, representing Conservative Judaism within the World Zionist Organization, the Jewish Agency for Israel, the American Zionist Movement and the Jewish National Fund.

Our mission is to support religious pluralism in Israel and strengthen the connection between Israel and the Diaspora. We are the advocates and the force that guarantees funding for religious streams that is so crucial to our Movement’s growth in Israel and around the world.

Click here to become a new member or renew an existing membership.

Our second ‘MERCAZ Reads Israel’ book club selection has been announced! This summer, we will be reading Ilana Kurshan’s book, ‘If All The Seas Were Ink.’

On Wednesday, September 23, we will gather together (on Zoom) to discuss the book with the author. For more information and register to participate in our book club meeting, click here.

Buy the book on Amazon!



An Accidental Memoirist: Mercaz Reads Israel, "If All The Seas Were Ink"

MERCAZ Reads Israel is a partnership of MERCAZ USA, Mercaz-Masorti Canada, and the Israel…

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Join Mercaz Olami at the Kotel to bring in Tisha B'Av

UPDATE | Wednesday, July 29, 5:00 p.m. EDT: If you missed the live presentation > This beautiful chanting of Megillat Eicha at the Egalitarian Kotel can be viewed on Masorti Olami’s Facebook page. You do not need a Facebook account,…

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MERCAZ Reads Israel: Register for our book club discussion about 'If All The Seas Were Ink'

MERCAZ USA and MERCAZ-Masorti Canada are proud to announce our second ‘MERCAZ Reads Israel’ book club meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 23 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern!

Our upcoming book club meeting will feature a discussion with author Ilana Kurshan, exploring her book ‘If All The Seas Were Ink.’

To participate in this exciting event:

1) Buy the book…

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