MERCAZ Explained

MERCAZ is our Conservative/Masorti voice in the Zionist world. The World Zionist Organization (WZO) oversees funding for any number of projects in Israel and many Israel related programmes around the world. Decisions on funding are made every 5 years at the World Zionist Congress, the next one to be held in Jerusalem, October 20-22, 2020.


Mercaz Conference

Having been involved in MERCAZ and Masorti during my time on the executive committee of the FJMC, I was excited to be asked several years ago to join the executive committee of MERCAZ-Canada, and subsequently became president the day after my term as FJMC International Pre


Good News About Israel

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By now you hopefully have all seen the publicity from FJMC and other Conservative movement organizations about the upcoming World Zionist Organization (WZO) Congress in Israel next October, and the importance of voting in the WZO elections for the Mercaz slate.  If you have not yet voted, this is a good time to do so!  Just go to to first register and then vote.  Why is this important?  In case you didn't know, Mercaz is the Zionist membership organization of the Conservative Movement, the voice of Conservative Jewry to the WZ