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American Zionist Movement elects first woman president


Deborah S. Isaac

(JNS) - Deborah S. Isaac was elected president of the American Zionist Movement (AZM), the United States federation of 39 Zionist organizations, at the AZM Biennial National Assembly held virtually on Tuesday with more than 400 participants from 30 states.

She becomes the first woman to serve as president of AZM, succeeding Richard D. Heideman of Washington, D.C.

Six new organizational members were introduced at the assembly: A Wider Bridge; Coordinating Council for the Jewish Homeland; Dorshei Torah V'Tzion; Maccabi USA; Shas Olami America; and Volunteers for Israel.

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