Mon, May 6th 2019

Lori Palatnik

The Jewish people are an anomaly. Are we a religion? No, you can be a Jew without ever entering a synagogue. Are we a race? No, Jews come in so many shades and colors. Are we a nation? For 2,000 years we had no common country. A people? Yes, but I propose our identity is even deeper and more profound.

We are a...

Mon, Dec 3rd 2018

Speaker of the House-Elect Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) expressed the need for bipartisan support of Israel during the 2018 Israeli-American Council conference in Florida on Dec. 2.

Pelosi and Schumer were part of a discussion with key IAC supporter and philanthropist Haim Saban, where...

Mon, Dec 3rd 2018

Speaking at Israeli-American Council conference, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein also says it is "high time" haredim accept compromise on IDF draft law • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi emphasizes importance of maintaining bipartisan U.S. support for Israel.

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein said on Sunday that it was his hope that in the future...

Sun, Dec 2nd 2018

Pence and Edelstein met at the Israeli American Council in Miami on Friday.

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein thanked US Vice President Mike Pence for changing the Arab world's attitude toward the US-Israeli alliance. 

"The attitude of the Arab world towards Israel is changing, thanks to the Trump government," Edelstein said....

Sat, Dec 1st 2018

HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA — 
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Washington’s pressure campaign against Iran is working, with Tehran increasingly losing its ability to support regional proxy militias.

Pence touted U.S. efforts to press Iran to end its perceived malign activities in a Friday speech to an annual conference of the Israeli...

Fri, Nov 30th 2018

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Vice president Mike Pence wowed a crowd of some 3,000 people at the annual convention of the Israeli-American Council being held at the Hollywood Diplomat Hotel.

“Let the world know this: America stands with Israel,” Pence said to loud cheers.


He made much of President Trump ordering the U.S. embassy...

Tue, Jul 3rd 2018

200 teenagers and mentors from Israel and across the US came together for 5 days to reinvent the inflight experience to Israel!

During the intensive week-long Hackathon the teens worked in teams to develop an innovative, educational and original solution that introduces Israel and its culture to passengers traveling to Israel. The...

Wed, May 9th 2018

Celebrate Israel, a national network of festivals bringing together our coast-to-coast community in celebration of the Jewish state, had the largest-ever Celebrate Israel festival this past weekend in Los Angeles.

We are grateful to our partner organizations across the country, whose generous collaboration was integral to the success of...

Thu, Apr 19th 2018

Hello, and welcome. I am Shoham Nicolet, the Co-founder and CEO of the IAC.

We are thrilled to have so many great leaders of our country gathered here for this special event to mark Israel’s 70th Birthday.

But before that, Israel’s Independence Day begins tomorrow evening. The day before Independence Day is Yom Hazikaron, Israel...

Tue, Nov 22nd 2016

IAC to open its 11th regional office nationwide, working with the Federation to engage and integrate Israeli-Americans and the Jewish community in Phoenix 

Phoenix, AZ – Today, the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix and the Israeli-American Council (IAC) announced a major joint venture agreement that promises to enrich Jewish life in...