Mon, May 9th 2016
This week our partner organization, the Israeli-American Nexus, had two big successes, backed by the Israeli American community. First, the City Council of West Hollywood voted unanimously to support the California Anti-BDS bill. They are the first city in California to officially support the Anti-...
Mon, May 9th 2016
Students and community members came to the Jewish House at UCLA, the Bayit, to hear 92-year-old Bill Harvey talk about his experience in the Holocaust. He brought pictures of his family, newspaper clippings of his story, and bundles of letters he’s received over the past 10 years from people he’s...
Mon, May 9th 2016
Orchestrated by IAC Mishelanu and our volunteer student leaders, students listened to Dr. Elane Geller, one of the youngest Holocaust survivors still with us, describe her experience and answer questions. Dr. Geller was just 4 years old when the war started. She has an incredibly optimistic outlook...
Mon, May 9th 2016
30 Israeli American children, teens, students and adults came together for a meaningful evening to connect to their roots as jewish People, to think together how to pass our story to the next generations and to remember the holocaust. Participants heard the testimony of holocaust survivor Anita...
Mon, May 9th 2016
Over 250 participants from across the Jewish and non-Jewish Los Angeles community joined IAC for "Zikaron Basalon". Holocaust survivors shared their personal journey in a very intimate setting. Participants of all ages got the chance to ask questions and discuss issues facing the Jewish people...
Mon, Apr 25th 2016
The IAC Parents Network met for a lecture by social worker Tamar Rozen about the pressing topic of Growing up in the era of social media. The parents could discuss and share their concerns especially as they relate to teens who are new immigrants to the US.
Mon, Apr 25th 2016
The Israeli-American Council along with Shevet Chen and over 75 other volunteers joined together at the Unique Bakery in Tarzana to assemble Passover friendly food boxes for Shai-li, a local IAC Grant recipient, to be distributed to families in need. For over 3 hours the community worked together...
Mon, Apr 25th 2016
IAC Gvanim group met with Netaly Ophir from the Reut institute and engaged in a ad imaging discussion about the hybrid identity of second and third generation Israelis and the important role of our Gvanim leaders in creating opportunities for this generation to find their place in the American...
Mon, Apr 25th 2016
IAC Dor Chadash had a fascinated gathering with Jason Gewirtz, Executive Producer of the business network CNBC. Gewirtz discussed his new book, “Israel's Edge: The Story of The IDF's Most Elite Unit - Talpiot”.
Mon, Apr 25th 2016
80 people celebrated Shishi Israeli in Fair Lawn NJ with participation of Tzofim teens who took on themselves to organize activities for the young children while the adults enjoyed a session of communal Jewish text study