Thu, Apr 1st 2021
By Michael Starr, The Jerusalm Post Leading up to Holocaust Remembrance Day, participants in #6MillionSteps, a project that seeks to track their runs and walks using fitness apps and a dedicated website, are literally taking steps – six million of them – to honor the memory of victims of the...
Wed, Mar 31st 2021
School Watch is designed to contribute to a safe school environment in the U.S. and reduce incidents of anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and national origin discrimination. Justin Vellucci for the Pittsburgh Jewish Cronicle. A Los Angeles-based nonprofit that works to strengthen Israeli and Jewish...
Tue, Feb 9th 2021
A List of the IAC Community’s Actions in Response to the California Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) AUGUST 2019 Launched Facebook groups with more than 4,000, joined by pro-Israel active community members Within the first week we created 20 calls to action to reach out to decision makers on...
Tue, Jan 12th 2021
“THERE IS NO MORE NOBLE GESTURE THAN TO BE THE MASON THAT MIXES THE CEMENT THAT CONNECTS ONE GENERATION OF JEWS TO THE OTHER.” Sheldon G. Adelson We received the news about the passing of Sheldon G. Adelson with a heavy heart and great sadness. The Israeli-American Council mourns the loss of our...
Thu, Aug 20th 2020
IAC for Action commends FSU for adopting IHRA definition of antisemitism The university's president, John Thrasher, said that the staff will now have to partake in an annual training program meant to make the campus "more inclusive for our Jewish students and employees." By JERUSALEM POST, AUGUST...
Fri, Aug 7th 2020
בקיץ שעבר, ארגון הקהילה הישראלית-אמריקאית IAC ביחד עם שותפים נוספים, נחשף לתוכנית לימוד עם סממנים אנטישמיים ואנטי-ציוניים במדינת קליפורניה וסירב לעמוד מנגד. בתכנית הלימודים שהודות למאבקם לא אושרה, יהודים לא הוגדרו כמיעוט אתני. בנוסף, תכנית הלימודים הכילה תכנים שהציגו בהאדרה את ארגון ה-BDS אשר הוגדר...
Mon, Jun 15th 2020
“I’m writing to express my strong interest in working for your company,” says an email with the subject-line ‘Applying for a job.’ “Please see my attached CV,” it continues. Prima facie, this letter seems legitimate, like many million others sent these days. After all, unemployment in the country...
Mon, Jun 1st 2020
Even if the coronavirus pandemic could be less of a concern in Israel, "we need to protect ourselves against the cyber pandemic that is coming. We know it will happen, and we need to secure it.” By AARON REICH JUNE 1, 2020 The founder and CEO of Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point warned Monday...
Mon, Jun 1st 2020
Check Point founder and CEO Gil Shwed cautions about new reality and access for hackers as part of ‘The New Tomorrow’ online summit, co-hosted by the Israeli-American Council and the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation, which kicked off Sunday evening headlined by Shwed and bestselling author,...
Mon, Jun 1st 2020
'Israel needs to protect itself from growing cyber pandemic', says Check Point CEO. Speaking on the major changes expected to take place in the cyber security industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Check Point Software Technologies Founder and CEO Gil Shwed warned that the world’s new...
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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