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...
Sun, May 22nd 2016
Silicon Valley Eitanim participants practiced social enterpanurship and focused on designing projects in the community. We had the honor of hosting Eyal Baruch, Sr. Program Manager at Ruckus Wireless who presented the key points of a project management. The students designed social projects that...
Sun, May 22nd 2016
IAC Eitanim Seattle strategized new and innovative ways to defeat the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The students had a conversation with UC Berkeley graduate and sanctions researcher, Nir Maoz about how BDS manifests itself in today's society. After analyzing the underlying...
Sun, May 22nd 2016
This week in Eitanim, students had the opportunity to work with David Brog, Executive Director of Macabbes Task Force and learn first-hand about BDS and Debating Skills. We were very proud of the progress the students had made over a short period of time in their ability to articulate and advocate...
Sun, May 22nd 2016
This week in the small Israeli-American community of Omaha, Nebraska had their own celebration of Yom Hatzmaut with 21 participants. IAC Beyachad sponsored a get together for with Israeli Food and deserts while the community watched together the celebration in Israel.
Sun, May 22nd 2016
150 students and teachers participated in the re-enactment of the Boat, Exodus. They boarded buses that took them to the Baltimore Harbor. On the bus they were greeted by a Mossad agent from Palestine who told them about the risk and ultimate realization of their dream, once they got to the...