Wed, Mar 6th 2019
By Bianca Kermani My family’s story is a bit different from the stories of most of the families in our community. Both of my parents were born in Iran. My father, Ben, came to the United States to study. My mom, Maryam, was forced to escape from Iran in when she was 16 years old. Still in high...
Mon, Mar 4th 2019
By Shoham Nicolet The Pew Research Center’s much-discussed study on U.S. Jewry revealed that the next generation has fading connections to Jewish organizations and the State of Israel. How do we reverse this trend? What is the secret sauce for engaging Jewish youth? Our organization’s answer lies...
Mon, Feb 18th 2019
By Noa Peri-Jensch For most people in Las Vegas, the snow this past weekend was a rare excitement. Yet, for the Jewish community, excitement quickly morphed into concern when a large swastika was etched into the freshly-fallen powder on Sunday night at Arbors Paseo park in Summerlin. I was appalled...
Mon, Feb 25th 2019
It seems that the Jewish people are currently living in the best of times and in the worst of times, to borrow the famous phrase from Charles Dickens. On one hand we are seeing the most flourishing time in Jewish history. Two large and thriving Jewish communities in Israel and North America living...
Sun, Jan 20th 2019
A weekend of programs marking the holiday will unite 40 communities and college campuses around the country. (January 17, 2019 / JNS) The Israeli-American Council (IAC) will put down new roots across America for a first-of-its-kind, national “Israeli-style” event this weekend marking Tu B’Shevat,...
Thu, Nov 1st 2018
We are in the midst of a moment where the Jewish family must unite. (January 11, 2019 / JNS) Like many Israeli Americans, my family grew up in Israel, and we moved to the United States for what we thought would be a few years. We soon realized that we didn’t understand how to live in the Diaspora...
Sun, Dec 2nd 2018
Pence and Edelstein met at the Israeli American Council in Miami on Friday. Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein thanked US Vice President Mike Pence for changing the Arab world's attitude toward the US-Israeli alliance. "The attitude of the Arab world towards Israel is changing, thanks to the Trump...
Sat, Dec 1st 2018
HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Washington’s pressure campaign against Iran is working, with Tehran increasingly losing its ability to support regional proxy militias. Pence touted U.S. efforts to press Iran to end its perceived malign activities in a Friday speech to an...
Mon, Dec 3rd 2018
Speaking at Israeli-American Council conference, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein also says it is "high time" haredim accept compromise on IDF draft law • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi emphasizes importance of maintaining bipartisan U.S. support for Israel. Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein said on Sunday...
Fri, Nov 30th 2018
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Vice president Mike Pence wowed a crowd of some 3,000 people at the annual convention of the Israeli-American Council being held at the Hollywood Diplomat Hotel. “Let the world know this: America stands with Israel,” Pence said to loud cheers. He made much of President Trump...
Fri, Feb 26th 2016

The event, initiated and planned by IAC Mishelanu students, was in collaboration with other campus programs and drew over 40 students (25 from IAC Mishelanu) students came together at Yeshiva University in New York for a student led event featuring the documentary “The Forgotten Refugees”, which recounts the history of 850,000 Jews from Middle...

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