Mercaz News

Anti-Jewish Hatred Surges Amid University Backlash

Posted on December 12, 2023

This content is developed by The Focus Project in partnership with Mercaz USA. The Focus Project distributes weekly news and talking points on timely issues concerning Israel and the Jewish people, including antisemitism, anti-Zionism and the delegitimization of Israel. It represents a consensus view across a spectrum of major American Jewish organizations. Mercaz USA recognizes […]

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Sign Up for The 10/7 Project Daybook

Posted on December 9, 2023

  To sign up to receive the daily email from the 10/7 Project, click here For more information about the 10/7 Project, click here Press Release Leading U.S. Jewish Organizations Launch ‘The 10/7 Project,’ a New Centralized Communications Operation to Promote Continued U.S. Bipartisan Support for Israel; Push for Accurate, Complete Coverage of Israel-Hamas War; […]

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Torah for this Hour | December 8, 2023

Posted on December 9, 2023

Being an Israeli Jew in this moment in time means praying prayers that are thousands of years old, which sound as if they were composed just yesterday. Modeh ani – I thank you God, that I am here, even as I recognize that many of us are no longer here, and can no longer thank […]

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A Hanukkah Playlist

Posted on December 5, 2023

Happy Hanukkah from MERCAZ USA! Please enjoy this Hanukkah Playlist we have compiled. You can listen to a preview here. Click the ‘Listen on Amazon Music‘ link to sign into your Amazon account and listen to the entire 90 minute playlist! 

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Hanukkah – Flames of Hope Burn During Another Dark Time for Jews

Posted on December 5, 2023

This content is developed by The Focus Project in partnership with Mercaz USA. The Focus Project distributes weekly news and talking points on timely issues concerning Israel and the Jewish people, including antisemitism, anti-Zionism and the delegitimization of Israel. It represents a consensus view across a spectrum of major American Jewish organizations. Mercaz USA recognizes […]

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Special “Israel at War” Briefing: The rise in antisemitism and impact on our worldwide Masorti/Conservative communities

Posted on November 30, 2023

Since October 7, our communities have been glued to media outlets, trying to understand what is happening in Israel and how they could help. When the IDF started attacking the Gaza Strip, there was a shift in public opinion, and the number of antisemitic incidents increased dramatically. Hear more about the impact on our communities […]

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Ongoing Updates and Talking Points from the Consulate General of Israel in New York

Posted on November 30, 2023

The information below is housed in this Google Doc that is updated frequently. As of 5:00 p.m. EST | Thursday, November 30, 2023 Updated Numbers 250,000+ Israelis are currently displaced after being forced to flee their homes due to ongoing rocket fire in Israel’s south from Hamas, and Israel’s north from Hezbollah. 1,200+ people murdered, […]

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Hope and Silence: Hostages Return Home; Feminists Ignore Hamas Rape

Posted on November 29, 2023

This content is developed by The Focus Project in partnership with Mercaz USA. The Focus Project distributes weekly news and talking points on timely issues concerning Israel and the Jewish people, including antisemitism, anti-Zionism and the delegitimization of Israel. It represents a consensus view across a spectrum of major American Jewish organizations. Mercaz USA recognizes […]

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Giving Thanks for Support and Solidarity: Friends of Jews and Israel Stand Strong Together

Posted on November 24, 2023

This content is developed by The Focus Project in partnership with Mercaz USA. The Focus Project distributes weekly news and talking points on timely issues concerning Israel and the Jewish people, including antisemitism, anti-Zionism and the delegitimization of Israel. It represents a consensus view across a spectrum of major American Jewish organizations. Mercaz USA recognizes […]

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After the March: What Can I Do?

Posted on November 16, 2023

  Thank you for attending and/or supporting the March for Israel on November 14, 2023. So as not to lose the momentum and engagement of this historic event, the Conference of Presidents and the Jewish Federations have compiled a list of things individuals can do right now to show solidarity with the hostages, support Israel, […]

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