Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
Efrat Leket Was a lecture that combined tips, personal experience and story of a mom that been through the straggle between doing the best for your kids and taking care of yourself as well. She showed us examples of how to build your child self-esteem and taught the kids to be independents.
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
Last week we had our monthly screening of our “Movie Club” for Israeli-American and Jewish-American families with young children who watched the movie “The Ugly Duckling” (הברווזון המכוער) in Hebrew, followed by an art-project activity for Shavuot.
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
IAC Boston’s tweens program, Noar Israeli, concluded a year of activities with a pool party! More than 50 tweens celebrated together the end of the year, and enjoyed educational activities in Hebrew. Noar Israeli is a program that was initiated, designed and run by two of our ‘Gvanim’ alumni with...
Sun, Jun 12th 2016
Today we are shocked, saddened, and horrified to learn of the worst mass shooting in American history, with 50 people brutally murdered and 53 injured after a terrorist opened fire at the crowded Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. On behalf of the Israeli-American community, we condemn this act...
Thu, Jun 9th 2016
On June 8th, four Israeli civilians were killed and six were wounded when two Palestinian terrorists disguised as Orthodox Jews opened fire on a crowd in a horrific attack at Tel Aviv's Sarona Market. It is the latest act in a wave of terrorism directed at Israeli civilians. Since September 2015,...
Tue, Jun 7th 2016
The following remarks were delivered by Shoham Nicolet, CEO of the Israeli-American Council (IAC), at the “Ambassadors Against BDS” summit organized by Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations on May 31st, 2016. I want to thank and congratulate Ambassador Danon for organizing this historic...
Sun, May 22nd 2016
IAC council members hosted Israeli philanthropists Benny Levin, co-founder of NICE Systems and Amir Halevy, Senior Partner at the law firm GKH, for an IAC salon parlor meeting discussing the rise of Israeli philanthropy and encouraging a culture of giving amongst Israelis and Israeli-Americans...
Sun, May 22nd 2016
The last session of Toddler Shabbat in Jersey city took place this week. In the picture the instructor and the families are lighting the Shabbat candles together.
Sun, May 22nd 2016
IAC DC Engage volunteers held their first 'playdate in Hebrew' meetup in the DC area, as a result of engagement activities.
Sun, May 22nd 2016
IAC Florida started a new lecture series, “Identity and Belonging,” for Israeli-American parents. Developed and lead by orthodox Rabbi Yehuda Kornfeld and psychotherapist Dr. Neta Peleg-Oren, who is also a council member, the program will focus on the 2nd generation, who were born and raised in the...