Sat, Apr 16th 2016

IAC DC had the third IAC Eitanim session where the teens learned from Michal Rokah, an Israeli- American event planner, how to plan a great event. They then designed their upcoming retreat at the IAC's national conference.

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

This week, the Israeli-American Nexus (IAX) – the advocacy partner organization of the Israeli-American Council – played a leadership role pushing the California Combatting-BDS Bill through significant obstacles in the CA legislature. The IAX team took the lead weeks ago working with legislators on both sides of the aisle to draft the bill's...

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

IAC together with Shavua Israeli and Pico Union gathered 270 people to watch the remarkable Rami Kleinstein’s intimate piano concert at he Pico Union Project.

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

This week we launched the 'empty nesters' club, a social club initiated by our IAC Engage activities co-lead by community activists. The first session introduced community members with the story of Nitza and Zeevi Rosenweig who survived Katrina in New Orleans.

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

In our largest simulation to-date, the IAC-IDC Situation Room trained 110 leaders including 80 students across two events in Los Angeles. The volunteers took part in a 2 hour simulation, replicating the process of creating and promoting social media campaigns to defeat BDS and promote Israel’s efforts in fighting terror. The simulations were...

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

Over the past few months, the IAC and the Moatza, evaluated the potential of merging the two organizations, building on mutual vision and goals and understanding that working together (rather than in parallel route) can leverage impact for the Israeli-American community in NY. This week both Moatza and IAC have signed a mutual agreement that...

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

Mishelanu students got together to learn how to make Shakshuka!!! Shakshuka is one of the most popular breakfast dishes in Israel that is made with tomato sauce and poached eggs. Beteavon!

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

IAC collaborated with 3 other organizations for the Good Deeds Day .This day included collection of toys, clothes, house item, food, and much more. The community members sorted out the items that were donated, prepared sandwiches, and loaded cars of the items to local shelters and food banks.

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

IAC Gvanim Boston participants were introduced to the theory of adaptive leadership through a mini seminar led by Boson Regional Director, and with group discussions led by Boston Council members and special guest, IAC CEO that shared the IAC's adaptive leadership challenges. The session concluded with an interesting Jewish text learning of a...

Sat, Apr 16th 2016

IAC Lead proudly hosted former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villariagosa at a beautiful, private residence of a lead member in Brentwood. The Mayor shared his experiences of being the leader of the city of Los Angeles as well as offering valuable advice for what it takes to be a prominent member of the community. After the engaging lecture the...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

"Life is better when you are laughing. IAC Las Vegas was thrilled to welcome this week 1,200 (!!!) of our Israeli-American community members to the Adir Miller show. We shared with the crowd the latest and exciting news about IAC programs as well as promoting of the IAC conference in Washington, Sept 24-26. 2016.

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

The new and one of a kind Joint Venture between the IAC NJ and the Kaplen JCC in Tenafly was announced to 45 leaders in the community. IAC will launch our newest Israeli American center, working within, and in full collaboration, with the JCC. IAC is sending a clear message - we are part of the larger Jewish Community. "From Isolation to...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

IAC Sha'ar, an Israeli Beit Midrash, hosted Devorah Evron from "Hamidrasha" in Oranim for a Pre-Seder preparation and discussion

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

IAC FL hosted the first meeting of IAC Meetchabrim, building a future together, with 29 community leaders. Our objective of getting these leaders together was to understand our community, the existing situations, what we see for the future, and how to strengthen our community....

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

45 community members attended three dinners in at volunteers apartments across Manhattan. Participants enjoyed delicious local dinners and sipped Israeli wine while participating in a moderated discussion about the roles and responsibilities of Israelis living abroad both towards the state of Israel and their local communities.

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

IAC Mishelanu Florida hosted a 3 hour mentorship immersion session facilitating the relationship before 20 mentors and mentees. The  session was designed to expand mentorship program’s prospective and equip the teams with additional tools to help foster and grow their mentor/mentee relationships. Pairings include mentee Hen Glikman and his...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

150 parents and young children gathered to see a show "Kef Be'Israel' virtually touring the beautiful cities and kibbutz in Israel.

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

The Students are learning from the Israeli artist Uri Fink how to draw three dimensional pyramids, Pharaoh and Matzah to create their very own comics without Chametz of the Exodus from Egypt.

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

During this session the teens visited the innovation shared space of WeWork in the city, and got to learn how to brand Israel from the very best - Mr. Ilan Sztulman, the Minister of Public Diplomacy at the Embassy of Israel as well as the next Ambassador of Israel to Argentina.

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

This past Thursday, over 40 Southwest IAC Mishelanu students from 5 campuses came together for the region's first-ever Erev Edot in Los Angeles. The students and the community prepared over a dozen kinds of ethnic foods, and the event was co-sponsored by Jews Indigenous to Middle East and North Africa (JIMENA), who brought a Jewish Libyan...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

The IAC and JCC supported the launch of a new volunteer-led project called "the Shevet project". The project aims to help women after giving birth in the community. The picture below is a capture of some of the responses to the launch of the initiative.

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

150 adults and 50 young professionals joined a conversation with reporter and author Ben Dror Yemini about the BDS movement and how to confront it in campuses and in real day life. The event was the first public cooperation between the IAC, the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and the JCRC, signifying the importance of public activism...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

The young leaders dealt with the challenges of effective branding. To enhance and emphasize the challenges that they faced, the group  met with Vice Consul Amir Sagie from the NY consulate who shared with them the history and future of branding Israel. After meeting with the vice consul the group divided to teams that tackled the issue and came...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

IAC Boston honored the many volunteers from our IAC MEETCHABRIM and IAC GVANIM programs, including donors who have given so much of themselves to support our community in the past few years. 100 of them joined us for a Haramat Kosit for Pesach, a delicious dinner and presentation on the impact one can make on their initiatives through the use...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

A Gvanim alum organized an event exposing deferential education methods that are taught at the local Jewish day schools. The event enabled the leaders of the schools to learn about IAC and to connect to the Israeli-American community.

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

IAC Las Vegas is hosting Lt. General Shaul Mofaz, former IDF Chief of Staff & Politician. Mofaz and his wife Orit enjoyed a tour at the Adelson Educational Campus where they had the opportunity to meet with “Eitanim” students, as well as Israeli Scouts. During the visit, they had the chance to discuss with the students their Jewish identity...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

40 volunteers from IAC Care and the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles took part in a joint, amazing community Passover Seder at Bnai David Judea and Temple Beth Am. The volunteers facilitated two separate Passover Seders for elderly members of the Jewish community. Both events were a smashing success serving over 400 attendants hot meals and...

Sat, Apr 9th 2016

With Israel Apartheid Week rampant on college campuses, the IAC-IDC Situation Room’s latest campaign #UC4youself is off to a hot start. The team staged apartheid style signs in Tel Aviv, and filmed Israelis reactions. The viral video already has over 75,000 views in the first 4 days, and the #UC4Yourself campaign is turning heads and capturing...