Sat, Aug 13th 2016
We are excited to announce that our board has approved changing the name of our partner organization from the Israeli-American Nexus, to the Israeli-American Coalition for Action (IAC for Action). This new name reflects our goals, our vision, and is a clear connection to our Israeli-American...
Sat, Jul 16th 2016
We are saddened and shocked by the news of yet another terrorist attack in France. Today, July 14th, at least 73 people were killed and more than 100 injured when terrorists drove a motor vehicle into a crowd in Nice, France, that was celebrating Bastille Day. We condemn this act of terrorism in...
Thu, Jun 30th 2016
Today was a very important day in the development of our company. We finally got to pitch our ideas to someone with experience and get feedback about our company. The pitch went well and was overall pretty successful. We got to meet some of the investors that will review our company tomorrow...
Wed, Jun 29th 2016
Today was a really fun and successful day! My team worked hard on building our presentation and pitching it to many different mentors and counselors. We got some great advice and feedback and we are feeling nervous but more prepared for the demo day tomorrow!
Tue, Jun 28th 2016
Today we finished our research and are successfully making a prototype. All our fields are doing major work and accomplishing our goals. Marketing is doing well in making advertisements and product development is almost finished with the product. Our logo has been figured out and the website logic...
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016
Today our community received the tragic news of the passing of the legendary Jewish leader and hero Elie Wiesel. Holocaust survivor, author, Nobel Peach Prize winner, and outspoken activist, Wiesel died at the age of 87. His passing is an enormous loss to the Jewish people and for our world. He was...
Fri, Jul 1st 2016
Trends outlined in reports like the Pew Center study, “A Portrait of Jewish Americans,” have raised a series of urgent questions for the world of Jewish philanthropy. At alarming rates, young people are disconnected from their Jewishness and especially from the Jewish State. We thought that Jewish...
Thu, Jun 30th 2016
Today we are shocked, saddened, and horrified to learn of the brutal murder of Hallel Yaffa Ariel – a 13-year old Israeli girl with American citizenship – who was stabbed to death by a Palestinian terrorist as she slept in her bed in Kiryat Arba, Israel. On behalf of the Israeli-American community...
Tue, Jun 28th 2016
The Israeli-American Council is shocked and horrified by the terrorist attack that claimed the lives of more than 36 people yesterday at Istanbul Airport in Turkey. Whether terrorists target innocents at a concert hall in Paris, an airport in Istanbul, a nightclub in Orlando, or a market in Tel...
Tue, Jun 28th 2016
During our three-hour Hacking session, our group (a.k.a H2O4U) has had to overcome many challenges, while still enjoying the process of working with our teammates and finding out more about each other. A highlight from our day was finishing up our logo (created by Ela and Jan), that accurately...