Instead of beginning her term as board chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on June 1, as originally planned, Dianne Lob will take over in April 2021
Another vote that took place created a new position of ‘Chair-elect.’ Thirty-nine members of COP voted in favor of this motion, while one opposed and five abstained.
The letter called HIAS's work with other groups "inimical" to the COP's mission
The fact that nearly all the participants are hiding their involvement is a worrisome sign.
The Pollard issue has frequently been raised with the American authorities by both Israeli and American Jewish leaders, but to no avail.