Learn more about the organizations building support for Israel in the Greater Boston community.

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) The ADL tracks the rise of Anti-Semitism in the world and acts as a watchdog on various other forms of discrimination. The website calls for action in different ways (mainly lobbying the US Congress), offers a wide range of materials, including a large glossary of key Israeli events and terms and an activist guide for Israel Advocacy. The website also offers a broad spectrum of background articles addressing Anti-Semitism in general and Anti-Israel activity in particular, and updates on crises in the Middle East. Tags: Jewish Organization, Lobbying, Advocacy Resources, Education

AJC - Global Jewish Advocacy A global Jewish advocacy organization. AJC works to enhance the wellbeing of the Jewish people and to advance human rights and democratic values for all. Activities include: Global Diplomacy, Legislative Advocacy, and Interreligious and Intergroup Coalition Building. Tags: Lobbying, Advocacy Resources, Social Media, Education

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) AIPAC’s mission is to strengthen the ties between the United States and its ally Israel. Its website provides abundant resources outlining the history of and current developments in the American-Israeli political relationship. The website offers in-depth analyses of related issues for students, political activists, press and Israel advocates. The site lays out clearly the case for Israel and why it matters, and presents the issues in a clear and understandable manner. Tags: Lobbying, Jewish organization, Advocacy Resources, Education

AZM (American Zionist Movement) The mission of the American Zionist Movement is to strengthen the connection of American Jews with Israel; develop their appreciation of the centrality of Israel to Jewish life worldwide; deepen their understanding of Israeli society and the challenges it faces; encourage travel, long-term visits and Aliyah to Israel; and to facilitate dialogue, debate and collective action to further Zionism in the United States and abroad. This site includes resources on teaching Israel and Zionism. Tags: Education, Beautiful Israel, Advocacy Resources

Babaganewz General Jewish education for kids, with good material on Israel. Exceptionally interactive, providing numerous ideas for activities and games, along with excellent resources. Tags: Education

Ben Dror Yemini Ben-Dror Yemini is a senior Israeli journalist and the author of The Industry of Lies who lectures about the spread and impact of anti-Israel propaganda. He regularly publishes opinion articles in YnetNews (English). Tags: Advocacy Resources

Bicom An Independent British Organization dedicated to balancing the picture in terms of reports from and of Israel. They provide daily expert news summary and analysis of events in Israel, promote a balanced discourse about Israel in the British media by creating opportunities for a wide range of voiced to be heard and more. on their website one could find a resources section for FAQ, opinion polls, maps, timelines and suggested links of Israeli news websites, officials and more. Tags: Media Watch, Advocacy Resources

Center for Israel Education CIE writes and disseminates curricula about modern Israel. The website provides the visitor with an opportunity to review and order a plethora of resources for pre-collegiate, university, and adult learners and teachers on the following subjects: the building of Israel, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Palestinians, the Israeli political system, the Hebrew language and more. It also offers workshops for professional development. Tags: Education

The Consulate General of Israel to New England The Consulate General of Israel is the official representative of the State of Israel to New England. We serve as the liaison between the residents of New England and the State of Israel. Through the fields of academia, culture, politics, economy, press and public diplomacy, we promote knowledge and understanding of Israel.

CJP Strategic Israel Engagement’s (SIE) Strengthening the ties between our community and Israel has always been central to CJP, and now more than ever, we need to invest in fulfilling this mission. Through our refocused Strategic Israel Engagement (SIE) initiative (formerly known as Israel Advocacy), we will continue to do what we have always done, but with added depth and vigor: SIE’s mission is to inform our community about the most pressing issues facing Israel; engage individuals in building meaningful relationships with Israel; and empower our community to advocate on its behalf. Tags: Jewish Organization, Education, Advocacy Resources

The David Project The David Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring strong voices for Israel through dynamic educational seminars, workshops, and curricula, guided by a commitment to providing students and adults with the knowledge, strategies and skills to ensure that effective support for Israel thrives on campuses and in the general community. Tags: Colleges, Education, Advocacy Resources

From the Grapevine From the Grapevine is a non-profit secular and nonpartisan initiative with a desire to share positive information about Israel’s diversity, ingenuity and international humanitarian outreach. A highly visual website, it showcases exciting Israel content, offering a comments section, social media pages (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter), with a view to giving browsers an experience of, “all the things Americans share with Israelis and how connected we truly are.” Tags: Beautiful Israel

Hasbara Fellowships Geared to college students and young adults, it offers programs in Israel, as well as a plethora of online resources. Tags: Advocacy Resources, Colleges

Hillel Engaged and educated students can become committed Jewish adults who are passionate supporters of Israel. Hillel's "Israel" section aims to help every Jewish college student to develop a meaningful and enduring relationship to Israel and to Israelis, with training programs, interactive and Israeli cultural activities on campus, as well as travel and internship opportunities in Israel. The website offers information, guide books and a link to Israel on Campus Coalition. Tags: Colleges, Jewish Organization

Honest Reporting Monitors the media, exposes cases of bias, promotes balance, and effects change through education and action, providing excellent coverage from all over the world. Tags: Media Watch, Advocacy Resources

The iCenter The iCenter serves as a national address and advocate for high-quality and meaningful Israel education. The website offers a wide variety of resources, opportunities for professional development and innovative experiential learning as well as hosting an open space for an exchange of ideas relating to the field. An "Educator's Backpack" is in the process of development, and in the meantime offers suggestions regarding existing accessible resource. Tags: Education

INSS - The Institute for National Security Studies The Institute for National Security Studies launches and engages in innovative, relevant, high-quality research that shapes the public discourse of issues on Israel's national security agenda, and provides policy analysis and recommendations to decision makers, public leaders, and the strategic community, both in Israel and abroad. As part of its mission, it is committed to encourage new ways of thinking and expand the traditional contours of establishment analysis. Tags: Advocacy Resources

Israel 21c Israel21c is an independent non-profit website providing a refreshing, in-depth look at Israel beyond the conflict, focusing on Israel's contribution to making the world a better place, highlighting its numerous innovations in numerous areas, from technology to social action. A well-established website with major collections of resources, videos and visuals. Tags: Beautiful Israel, Advocacy Resources, Social Media

Israeli-American Coalition for Action The Israeli-American Coalition for Action (IAC for Action) is a non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)(4) organization that advocates to policymakers nationwide on behalf of the pro-Israel and Israeli-American Communities. A partner organization of the Israeli-American Council, IAC for Action works to make the voices of Israeli-Americans heard on a range of issues at the federal, state, and local level, Tags: Advocacy Resources

Israel on Campus Coalition A pro-Israel umbrella campus partnership, ICC aims to empower and expand the network of campus Israel supporters, engage key leaders at colleges and universities around issues affecting Israel, counter anti-Israel activities on campus, and create positive campus change for Israel. ICC has become the pro-Israel coordinating and strategic hub for students and professionals on campus, and its website provides hands-on resources, such a guide to effective Advocacy and the Ask Herzl sub-site. Tags: Colleges, Advocacy Resources

The Israel Project TIP is a "non-profit educational organization intent on getting facts about Israel and the Middle East to press, public officials and the public." Its team of multi-lingual Middle East experts and former reporters provides journalists and leaders with fact sheets, background papers and other resources. Tags: Advocacy Resources, Beautiful Israel

Jewish Community Relations Council JCRC is committed to engaging with people from diverse backgrounds to foster civil dialogue and build support for Israel, the national homeland of the Jewish people. JCRC pursues these goals by engaging in work such as community education, cultivating relationships throughout greater Boston, leading Study Tours to Israel with community leaders and supporting national efforts through our partnership with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs. Tags: Jewish Organization, Education, Advocacy Resources

The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) The Jerusalem Center offers a model of applied diplomacy that adds a new dimension to the classical model of a research center. The interdisciplinary Jerusalem Center relies on a team of experts in diplomacy, military strategy, and international law to undertake missions that non-governmental organizations are uniquely equipped to handle. They frequently hold conferences and publish their researchers on different topic such as Jerusalem, International law, human rights and other. Tags: Advocacy Resources, Media Watch

Jewish Federation of North America (JNFA) JNFA represents 154 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities in North America. Their website contains an Israel Advocacy Resource Guide and information about other Israel advocacy organizations, articles as well as ways to be involved in Israel (at Tags: Jewish Organization, Education, Advocacy Resources

Makom Sophisticated Jewish Agency website dedicated to helping educational leaders, lay-leaders and adults grapple with complex issues regarding Israel. Offers a range of resources, educational programs, study guides, etc., including hands-on resources to help Diaspora youth engage with Israeli culture – particularly through music and films. Tags: Advocacy Resources, Education

Dr. Mordechai Kedar Mordechai Kedar is an Israeli scholar of Arabic literature and a lecturer at Bar-Ilan University. He holds a Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University. Kedar is an academic on the Israeli Arab population. Tags: Advocacy Resources

NGO Monitor NGO Monitor was founded in 2002, with the objectives of producing and distributing critical analysis and reports on the activities of the international and local NGO networks, for the benefit of government policy makers, journalists, philanthropic organizations and the general public. We document and publicize distortions of human rights and international law in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict, as well as double standards and biased campaigns, and provide information and context on these issues and activities, in order to encourage informed public debate. Tags: Advocacy Resources, Media Watch, Lobbying

No Camels No Camels is an initiative of the Sammy Ofer School of Communications at the IDC (Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya), bringing a sharp focus on innovative Israeli ideas in the areas of technology, health, environment, and social awareness, as well as the faces behind them. Tags: Beautiful Israel

Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) A media analysis and research center, PMW monitors official Palestinian Authority media channels, educational materials, and cultural events. It reports on fundamental impediments to peace: the continuing denial of Israel's right to exist, glorification of terror, historical revision, and Islamicization of the conflict. Tags: Media Watch, Advocacy Resources

Positively Israel Positively Israel is an initiative of the Jewish National Fund (USA), intended to showcase Israel as country "making the world a better place." The site offers videos and articles depicting Israel in a positive light, highlighting it as the "start-up nation" that has made advances in technology, agriculture, medicine, ecology and more which people everywhere benefit from on a daily basis. The site also suggests actions one can take for supporting Israel in their local communities as well as ways to come and visit Israel. Tags: Beautiful Israel

Stand With Us An international education organization dedicated to ensuring that Israel's side of the story is conveyed in communities, campuses, libraries, the media, etc., through the production of educational materials, as well as via speakers, conferences, missions to Israel, and thousands of pages of internet resources. Tags: Advocacy Resources, Beautiful Israel, Social Media, Colleges

UN Watch UN Watch is a non-governmental organization based in Geneva whose mandate is to monitor the performance of the United Nations by the yardstick of its own Charter. Tags: Advocacy Resources, Media Watch

The Washington Institute The mission of The Washington Institute is to advance a balanced and realistic understanding of American interests in the Middle East and to promote the policies that secure them. Tags: Advocacy Resources

World Zionist Organization The World Zionist Organization is committed to promoting Zionism & the Zionist idea and the Zionist enterprise through Israel Education as vital and positive elements of contemporary Jewish life. The WZO strives to enhance the impact of Zionist ideology and activity in Jewish communities around the world, including Israel, both by working through shlichim of the Zionist Federations and their constituent bodies, and by influencing the agenda of the organized Jewish community, particularly through its involvement with the Jewish Agency for Israel. Tags: Jewish Organization, Advocacy Resources, Beautiful Israel, Education