Mon, May 18th 2020
“It’s a great feeling to see the whole community together on Friday nights,” says Devorah Selber, an Israeli now living outside of Philadelphia. “It is just beautiful and something I love.” BY FAYGIE HOLT (May 15, 2020 / JNS) While some states are relaxing their stay-at-home orders due to the...
Tue, May 12th 2020
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF MARCH 23, 2020 Thanks to modern technology, nearly 4,000 people were able to celebrate Shabbat together despite a nearly global policy of “social distancing” due to the spread of COVID-19. Thousands of families around the United States came together digitally last Friday...
Tue, May 12th 2020
By Shoham Nicolet This time of unprecedented crisis also carries one of the most significant opportunities the Jewish world has ever encountered. Distance learning has existed for many years, and Zoom is not a new platform. The coronavirus did not bring video conferencing to the world. For now,...
Thu, Jan 16th 2020
Dr. Miriam Adelson Hebrew's not short on jibes and barbs. Most of them don't bother me. But there is one that I really dislike: "Yordim". It is a word that, over the decades, has been slapped at Israelis who, for any number of reasons, have made their lives abroad. It means “those who descend” and...
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...
Wed, Dec 11th 2019
FEATURED COLUMN MIRIAM ADELSON Remarks by Dr. Miriam Adelson to the 2019 Israeli American Council National Conference. (December 11, 2019 / JNS) The following is the prepared text of Dr. Miriam Adelson’s introduction of President Donald J. Trump at the Israeli American Council National Summit in...
Wed, Dec 11th 2019
A panel addressing at the Israeli-American Council National Summit demonstrates where progressive views differ from mainstream Jewry in classifying anti-Israel bias as Jew-hatred. BY ALEX TRAIMAN (December 11, 2019 / JNS) With anti-Semitism in the United States on the uptick, including two deadly...
Sun, Dec 8th 2019
US President Donald Trump stood on stage for the whole performance. At the end, a member of the band embraced the president. Another told the president, "I love you so much." By TAMAR BEERI DECEMBER 10, 2019 11:12 Israel's beloved Shalva band, made up of a range of young adults with varying...
Sat, Dec 7th 2019
This year’s conference will bring together nearly 4,000 attendees, including top-level decision-makers from the United States, Israel and the Jewish world, with U.S. President Donald Trump headlining the summit on Dec. 7. BY ELIANA RUDEE (December 2, 2019 / JNS) Ahead of the Israeli-American...
Sat, Dec 7th 2019
By Talia Kaplan | Fox News President Trump addressed a crowd of more than 4,000 people at the Israeli American Council (IAC) National Summit in Florida on Saturday night, saying Israel and America have an "unbreakable bond." Trump delivered the keynote address at the summit, which took place in...
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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