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...
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,...