Mon, Jan 1st 2018
Dear IAC Family, We are now at the end of a remarkable year for the IAC. During 2017, our united coast-to-coast community – with Israel in its heart and Israeliness in its spirit – has grown at an unprecedented pace, as we expanded to 16 regions. We had exciting communal events and incredible work...
Fri, Oct 27th 2017
When the Israeli Leadership Council was founded in 2007, we focused on engaging mostly Israelis residing in the US. Our activity was conducted primarily in Hebrew. We developed programs to bring our community together, mainly around our shared culture, heritage, language and love for Israel. Our...
Mon, Dec 11th 2017
In the coming days, we will gather with family and friends to celebrate the miracle of Hanukkah and recommit ourselves to its message of faith, courage, and the importance of community. It is also a time to reflect on the miracles we witness every day. As we light our Hanukkiahs, eat latkes, and...
Wed, Oct 25th 2017
by Shahni Ben-Haim, San Francisco State University As an Israeli-American who has identified more with my American side, I always had trouble finding an outlet that accepted me and incorporated Israeli culture. While I was drenched in Israeli culture at home thanks to Ema and Aba, I experienced a...
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017
With the new year in full swing, we’re looking forward and super excited for our upcoming conference. Why? Well, for starters, there will be thousands of Israeli-Americans there — people who share our identity and understand who we are and where we come from. We’ll get to celebrate Israel for four...
Wed, Sep 27th 2017
Raised in Kibbutz Gesher Haziv in northern Israel, Meital Machulsky and her family moved to California three years ago. Today, Meital studies economics and international relations at UC Davis, and is also an IAC Mishelanu Fellow. Meital shared with us her favorite beach in Israel, what she says...
Tue, Sep 19th 2017
Dear Friends, We wish you and your families Shana Tova U’Metuka. May you find sweetness and peace in the new year! This Rosh Hashanah, we reflect on the IAC’s remarkable 10th anniversary and look forward to an even more promising future. With 15 regional offices, hundreds of trained community...
Fri, Sep 15th 2017
It’s almost Rosh Hashanah, a time of new beginnings, new goals, and new resolutions. To mark the occasion, we decided to ask the IAC Mishelanu team to share their dreams for 5778. Here are the Hebrew words that they hope will describe their new year! 5 Hebrew Words to Welcome in the New Year צמיחה...
Wed, Sep 13th 2017
Written by Shoham Nicolet, IAC Co-Founder and CEO Nir Caspi is a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of Café Landwer , with over 70 branches in Israel and North America. He has spoken about his success in business and how his ‘Israeliness’ is an asset to middle school and high school students in...
Tue, Aug 22nd 2017
Born and raised in Jerusalem, Kobi Cohen served in combat in the Israeli Army before studying at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and then working on several Israeli political campaigns. Today, Kobi lives with his wife, Michal, and their two sons in Manhattan, and serves as the Northeast IAC...