AIPAC’s first woman president in a decade to promote diversity

By JTA
March 20, 2016 21:37

 
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WASHINGTON — AIPAC’s first woman president in a decade said making the pro-Israel lobby more diverse will be a priority.

Lillian Pinkus, from Dallas, will assume the post during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference in Washington, D.C., from Sunday through Tuesday.

Pinkus, a child of Holocaust survivors, will be the first woman to lead the lobby since 2006, when Bernice Manocherian ended her presidency. Manocherian was preceded by Amy Friedkin, whose 2002-04 presidency was the first time a woman led the group. Terms run two years, and ex-presidents generally continue as chairs of the national AIPAC board for another two years.

This week’s conference will emphasize diversity, with a corridor lined with poster-size photos of black, Hispanic and Christian AIPAC members.

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