About Us

The American Forum of Russian Jewry is a coalition of groups and individuals committed to Zionism: the idea that the Jewish people is one people with a shared history, values and language. American Forum of Russian Jewry is a member organization of the American Zionist Movement, the Zionist Federation in the United States. AZM is the American affiliate of the World Zionist Organization.

Mission Statement

“The mission of the American Forum of Russian Jewry is to facilitate integration of Russian Jews in American society strengthen the connection of Russian American Jews with Israel; develop their appreciation of the centrality of Israel to Jewish life, deepen their understanding of Israeli society and the challenges it faces encourage travel and Aliyah to Israel, and to facilitate dialogue, debate and action to further Zionism in the United States and around the world.”