“What we have to deal with is how it is perceived and understood in the United States…”
Many major Jewish organizations said they had no idea he was on the board of Delek Drilling.
Two of America’s largest Jewish organizations are raising concerns about Malcolm Hoenlein’s ties to an Israeli gas company.
A powerful American Jewish leader has a little-known side gig on the board of an energy company that just cut a major deal with an Egyptian firm.
The announcement that Malcolm Hoenlein will step down from one of the most powerful jobs in the Jewish community surprised leaders of his group.
HOenlein has led the Jewish community’s umbrella foreign policy group for more than three decades.
Some of America’s most influential Jewish organizations seem to have no problem with a letter sent in their name seeking leniency for convicted felon Sheldon Silver, the former New York State Assembly speaker awaiting sentencing on corruption charges.
Prominent Jewish communal officials have submitted letters to the court pleading for leniency in Sheldon Silver’s May sentencing.
Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said that American groups should not intervene in the upcoming Israeli elections.
The movement to boycott Israel is not anti-Semitism, no matter how often Benjamin Netanyahu tries to equate them.