Sun, May 15th 2016

A must read op-ed by Chairman of the Board, Adam Milstein

Sun, May 15th 2016

The Eitanim group in NJ met this week and planned the Eitanim session at the IAC Conference in Washington DC, while learning how to manage a project

Sun, May 15th 2016

1,000 community members attended the ceremony, both Israeli and Jewish Americans. During the ceremony we heard personal stories of loss and grief by Israeli and Jewish American families and had Zofim and local adults and Israeli singing groups perform. This event was organized in partnership with the Israeli Consulate, The Israeli House and IAC...

Sun, May 15th 2016

The Las Vegas community enjoyed a happy and cheerful Yom Haatzmaut street kick off party, organized by volunteers and IAC team. Israeli music, Israeli dancing, Israeli food and having each other was everything we needed to celebrate Israel's 68th birthday and get us all ready for the Celebrate Israel Festival.

Sun, May 15th 2016

The Israel Remembrance Day ceremony of IAC NJ at the Kaplen JCC in Tenafly attracted 700 people. The event also brought together the young generation, of the Tzofim and Hashomer Hatzair Youth Movements, along side with 23 community members who organized the ceremony.

Sun, May 15th 2016

IAC NJ launched the IAC Women’s Network, an initiative to connect between Israeli and American women. The event included equal number of Israelis and Americans to create a special and successful dynamics.

Sun, May 15th 2016

More than 150 people joined Yom Hazikaron ceremony in Kansas City. The even was sponsored by the IAC, and lead by Israeli American volunteers as part of IAC Beyachad

Sun, May 15th 2016

IAC Keshet's 1st and 2nd graders discussed the Israeli flag this week while looking at flags designed by the Israeli artist Yitzhak Yoresh. They were curious about the Mazah and pretzel flags and were asked to think and create a flag that answers the question: What is Israel for me? For some of them, the only connection was the Jewish star they...

Sun, May 15th 2016

300 people came together for a meaningful Yom Hazikaron ceremony at the Park East Synagogue Ballroom on the Upper East Side.The ceremony was led by IAC Dor Chadash stirring committee members, Mishelanu students and partner organization.

Sun, May 15th 2016

This week volunteering families for the community came to the Merkaz IAC and organized packages to lone soldiers in Israel. The packages were collected during Good Deeds Day, and will be shipped to Israel next week by an Israeli that donated the shipment! This initiative is in partnership with ‘Banji’s House for Lone Soldiers in Ra’anana and...

Sun, May 15th 2016

On Yom Hazikaron, IAC NJ, produced and presented an exhibition in honor of victims of terror of the last 8 months, since the beginning of the last terror wave in Israel. The exhibition received much interest in the community and at a request of a large local synagogue was moved to be further exhibited there.

Sun, May 15th 2016

On Thursday evening hundreds of Jewish-American and Israeli-American young adults celebrated Yom Haatzmaut in a ‘Blue & White Party’. The famed Israeli DJ, was in charge of great Israeli music! The party is part of IAC Boston's 3 Celebrate Israel events this weekend, all in partnership with Boston’s Jewish federation, the CJP

Mon, May 9th 2016

This week IAC NY held A Breakfast with Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. Over 130 guests listened to the Ambassador provide an in-depth analysis of the challenges, and opportunities, facing Israel and the daily activities of Israel’s Mission to the UN. The entire event was planned and sponsored by IAC Council Member.

Mon, May 9th 2016

Over 250 participants from across the Jewish and non-Jewish Los Angeles community joined IAC for "Zikaron Basalon". Holocaust survivors shared their personal journey in a very intimate setting. Participants of all ages got the chance to ask questions and discuss issues facing the Jewish people including how we as a community can both remember...

Mon, May 9th 2016

IAC Mishelanu hosted the first-ever Mimouna at USC with Hillel, ‘SC Students for Israel, and StandwithUs. Sappir, our student leader, planned the event with the leaders of the other student groups. 50 students attended, including 18 IAC Mishelanu students from USC, UCLA, and CSUN. They experienced a traditional Moroccan Mimouna with mufletot...

Mon, May 9th 2016

300 people attended an event co-hosted by IAC Beyachad in honor of Israel’s 68th birthday. Participants watched "A wing and a Prayer", a documentary telling the story of World War II pilots who risked their lives in order to prevent a second Holocaust. The program included a discussion with Boaz Dvir, the writer, director, and producer of the...

Mon, May 9th 2016

Beit Mindrash program met in Metro West to discuss the relationship between Yitzhak and his sons. The program is an initiative of IAC Gvanim alumni and is supported by the IAC and the Federation of Metro West collaboratively.

Mon, May 9th 2016

30 Israeli American children, teens, students and adults came together for a meaningful evening to connect to their roots as jewish People, to think together how to pass our story to the next generations and to remember the holocaust. Participants heard the testimony of holocaust survivor Anita Karl and had a discussion about our responsibility...

Mon, May 9th 2016

IAC New York, Boston, and D.C. council and staff members analyzed the transformative IAC Strategic Plan and started to map the role of their region within our vision, mission, purpose, values and new business plan.

Mon, May 9th 2016

The Hatikvah IDF Officers Mission joined a Yom HaShoah dinner and ceremony co-organized by CJP, IAC Boston, ZOFIM ,Israeli Consulate, Israeli House, and Temple Emeth. The officers shared their personal stories about what it means to be an Israeli young adult often placed in very challenging circumstances and the ceremony included singing and...

Mon, May 9th 2016

IAC Meetchabrim expands to middle aged single Israelis. After attending the IAC ENGAGE seminar in April, an IAC Florida volunteer organized a gathering and discussion with 20 community members. Participants discussed needs and visions within their community. We look forward to supporting the new initiatives of these community members.

Mon, May 9th 2016

Orchestrated by IAC Mishelanu and our volunteer student leaders, students listened to Dr. Elane Geller, one of the youngest Holocaust survivors still with us, describe her experience and answer questions. Dr. Geller was just 4 years old when the war started. She has an incredibly optimistic outlook on life and was so happy to be able to share...

Mon, May 9th 2016

In partnership with IAC Sifriyat Pijama B’America, teachers at Columbus Jewish Day School developed and led an enriching story time event for 15 families. Eran brought to life the SPBA book, “שבעה עכברים עורים Seven Blind Mice” through hands on and interactive activities where the children learned colors and numbers in Hebrew, the important...

Mon, May 9th 2016

Students and community members came to the Jewish House at UCLA, the Bayit, to hear 92-year-old Bill Harvey talk about his experience in the Holocaust. He brought pictures of his family, newspaper clippings of his story, and bundles of letters he’s received over the past 10 years from people he’s touched with his compassion and outlook on life...

Mon, May 9th 2016

This week, IAC Boston held a very special “Meetchabrim” evening, bringing together leaders from the Jewish Israeli and American communities for a panel with Barry Shrage, president of CJP (Boston's Federation) , IAC CEO, and Gidi Grinstein, President of the Reut Institute and a round-table discussion of how we can work towards connecting the...

Mon, May 9th 2016

Read this excellent op-ed by Adam Milstein

Mon, May 9th 2016

This week our partner organization, the Israeli-American Nexus, had two big successes, backed by the Israeli American community. First, the City Council of West Hollywood voted unanimously to support the California Anti-BDS bill. They are the first city in California to officially support the Anti-BDS bill and next week the City of Beverly...

Wed, May 4th 2016

אורלי דבוש ניצן פורסם:  21.04.16 , 15:08


לפני שלוש שנים נחתתי בניו יורק עם בן זוגי ושני ילדיי, אז בני 10 וארבע. הגענו הנה לשליחות כדי לחבר את הקהילה היהודית לישראל ואם לדייק יותר, כדי לייצר דיאלוג בין יהדות ישראל ליהדות התפוצות.

היציאה לשליחות היתה אחרי מספר שנים לא מבוטלות של עבודה בתחום של...

Mon, Apr 25th 2016

Max Samarov from StandwithUs spoke about the BDS movement and how Eitanim students can make a difference now and on campuses. The students produced three pro-Israel videos aimed to discredit the BDS movement. IAC Eitanim is named after Major Eitan Belachsan, and during this meeting participants had the opportunity to learn about his story from...

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