Wed, Sep 15th 2021
Through grassroots efforts, IAC reaches out to community lay leaders so those who support Israel can have a safe space in the classroom, boardroom and beyond. By NOA AMOUYAL, The Jerusalem Post. As a mother of twins in middle school, Israeli-American Council (IAC) Boston regional director Lital...
Mon, Jul 26th 2021
From: JNS.com IAC flies banner over Ben & Jerry’s factory in Vermont: ‘Serve Ice Cream, Not Hate’ It kicked off a global advocacy effort that features an online campaign urging people to call on Ben & Jerry’s and its parent company, Unilever, not to align with the BDS hate movement...
Mon, May 24th 2021
Thank you for showing up in our time of urgent need, to stand strong and united against the barrage of antisemitism & terror in Israel and the U.S. Thank you to the thousands of people who participated in the coast-to-coast rallies today. The IAC was proud to lead and partner with many 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...
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...
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...
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...