Wed, Dec 11th 2019
The President of the United States issued today an executive order invoking Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to combat anti-Semitic crime and discrimination on college campuses. The executive order calls for the enforcement of “Title VI against prohibited forms of discrimination rooted in...
Sat, Aug 10th 2019
חברים יקרים, The State of California is planning to institutionalize an anti-Semitic curriculum in our public high schools. This curriculum, if implemented, would systematically discriminate against Jewish-American and Israeli-American students as an ethnic minority. Our community has less than one...
Mon, Aug 5th 2019
In the past 24 hours, horrific mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio have claimed the lives of at least 29 people and left more than 50 injured. It appears that at least the attack in El Paso was a hate crime in which an evil and deep-seated bigotry drove this shooter to the most...
Thu, Jun 20th 2019
LOS ANGELES (JTA) – Thursday is World Refugee Day. And according to the United Nations page devoted to this commemoration, every minute 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror. I am one of those people. In 1948, when I was 6 months old, my mother risked everything to...
Fri, May 17th 2019
A month of events will provide “a platform for people of all backgrounds and perspectives to radiate love into their communities and show their support for Israel,” according to the Israeli-American Council. BY JACOB KAMARAS (May 17, 2019 / JNS) Israelis, Israeli-Americans and supporters of Israel...
Wed, Jun 5th 2019
בניו יורק התקיים בסוף השבוע ערב ההתרמה השנתי של ארגון ה- IAC , הפועל בקרב הקהילות הישראליות-אמריקאיות לחיזוק הקשר האמריקאי לישראל, בשיתוף הקונסוליה הישראלית-האמריקאית. לא מפתיע שהשנה קיבל מוריס קאהן אות כבוד על העשייה שלו למען ישראל. מנכ"ל IAC , שהם ניקולט, אמר ש"קאהן הוא השראה לקהילה היהודית בארה"...
Thu, May 23rd 2019
Naty Saidoff is founder and principal owner of Capital Foresight, a debt acquisition and commercial real estate holding company. (May 23, 2019 / JNS) The Israeli-American Council (IAC) announced on Thursday business leader and longstanding philanthropist Naty Saidoff as its new chairman. Saidoff is...
Mon, May 6th 2019
לורי פלטניק העם היהודים הם אנומליה. האם אנחנו דת? לא. אנחנו יכולים להיות יהודיים מבלי להיכנס לבית כנסת בחיינו. האם אנחנו גזע? לא. היהודים מגיעים בכל כך הרבה צורות וצבעים. האם אנחנו לאום? במשך 2,000 שנה לא הייתה לנו מדינה משותפת. עם? כן אבל אני מציעה שהזהות שלנו עמוקה וחזקה יותר מזה. אנחנו משפחה,...
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...
Wed, May 1st 2019
“When you hear a witness, you become a witness” Elie Wiesel (Z”L) On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the IAC delegation, along with 10,000 people from around the world, marched from Auschwitz to Birkenau to commemorate Holocaust victims, to honor their memory and vow to stop anti-Semitism. The IAC...
Thu, Jul 12th 2018

“Bridging the Divide” is an ongoing series featuring voices from Israeli-American college students around the country, who are active in the Israeli-American Council (IAC)‘s Mishelanu Program. IAC Mishelanu cultivates pro-Israel leadership on campus and provides a home...

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Thu, Jul 12th 2018

“Bridging the Divide” is an ongoing series featuring voices from Israeli-American college students around the country, who are active in the Israeli-American Council (IAC)‘s Mishelanu Program. IAC Mishelanu cultivates pro-Israel leadership on campus and provides a home...

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Wed, Oct 25th 2017

by Shahni Ben-Haim, San Francisco State University

As an Israeli-American who has identified more with my American side, I always had trouble finding an outlet that accepted me and incorporated Israeli culture. While I was drenched in Israeli culture at home thanks to Ema and Aba, I experienced a lack of culture once I moved out and...

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Mon, Oct 2nd 2017

With the new year in full swing, we’re looking forward and super excited for our upcoming conference. Why? Well, for starters, there will be thousands of Israeli-Americans there — people who share our identity and understand who we are and where we come from. We’ll get to celebrate Israel for four days straight — with amazing Israeli food,...

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Fri, Sep 15th 2017

It’s almost Rosh Hashanah, a time of new beginnings, new goals, and new resolutions. To mark the occasion, we decided to ask the IAC Mishelanu team to share their dreams for 5778. Here are the Hebrew words that they hope will describe their new year! 

5 Hebrew Words to Welcome in the New Year

  צמיחה - Growth...

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Tue, Aug 22nd 2017

Born and raised in Jerusalem, Kobi Cohen served in combat in the Israeli Army before studying at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and then working on several Israeli political campaigns. Today, Kobi lives with his wife, Michal, and their two sons in Manhattan, and serves as the Northeast IAC Mishelanu Manager. We spoke with Kobi about the...

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Tue, Aug 22nd 2017

Raised in Ness Ziona, Israel, Noya Dolev and her family moved to Washington when she was 12. Today, Noya studies Industrial Design at the University of Washington, where she is also an IAC Mishelanu Fellow.  Noya shared what she loves most about being Israeli American and her favorite Israeli food.

Why did you decide to become a...

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Sat, Feb 25th 2017

Dear IAC Family,

This past weekend, 400 Israeli-American and Jewish American students and campus advocates made history by gathering to learn, engage, and teach at the 3rd IAC Mishelanu National Conference; making it the largest Jewish-American student conference.  The conference, growing more than 50% over last year, reflects the...

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Sun, May 15th 2016

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

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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!

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Fri, Mar 4th 2016

This past weekend, 300 Israeli-American students (double that of last year) from over 90 college campuses across 14 states came together for a fascinating weekend of Israeli culture, Jewish identity, diplomacy and campus engagement. Throughout 16 breakout sessions, 4 plenaries and 1 evening...

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Fri, Feb 26th 2016

IAC Mishelanu has experienced 100% growth since last year — doubling its number of participants and establishing a presence on 94 college campuses in 14 states. In honor of the 2nd Annual IAC Mishelanu National Conference, taking place this weekend, Shoham Nicolet's...

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