IAC ACT: Taking Action for Israel and Countering BDS

IAC ACT Provides the tools and training to help support Israeli-Americans become effective advocates for Israel in their communities, workplaces, on social media and on campuses.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Informative and inspirational events featuring world renowned and local experts in a variety of fields relating to Israel, including culture, environment, health, education, cybersecurity, and more!

BOSTON MEDIA ROOM

An initiative of IAC Boston, IDC Herzliya's Public Diplomacy Center, and Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), the Media Room brings together Israeli-Americans, Jewish Americans and Israelis to form a cutting-edge pro-Israel community that ulitlizes social media platforms and online technologies to positively invluence international public opinion towards the State of Israel. 

KOL ISRAEL

Trains Israeli-American community members to become effective advocates for Israel. This 6-week course trains participants to respond to tough questions, reconcile gaps in opinions and views, focus on facts vs. myths and to showcase Israel’s beauty and world contribution. These new activists then train high school and college students as well as other adults to advocate on behalf of Israel. 

HASBARA WORKSHOPS

A casual parlor meeting workshop which introduces a new and refreshing approach to "hasbara" and tips for having an effective conversation about Israel. Parlor meetings are led by IAC "Kol Israel" volunteers who are trained to share methods on how to respond to tough questions about Israel. The meetings, which are hosted in the homes of community members, are held in a friendly, casual, and non-political atmosphere. Workshops are provided in both Hebrew & English.

ISRAEL ACADEMIC FORUM

An IAC Boston initiative led by IAC GVANIM alumni and volunteers that promotes Israel’s culture of creativity and the positive contributions of Israel to the world. The initiative fosters collaboration among university faculty members in the Greater Boston area.

ISRAEL RESOURCES FORUM

A collaboration between IAC Boston, the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts, and the Consulate General of Israel to New England that serves to connect Synagogue leaders who serve on Israel related committees with each other, and with key organizations and resources in the community.

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Contact Details

Emily Ziedman
Phone: 
(617) 795-3400 ext. 211