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...
Mon, Jun 27th 2016
We started today with absolutely nothing done, not even an idea, and at this point we have started the Social Media Revolution of MyMayim. Today is truly a demonstration of how much work a group of people can get done in just a few short hours once they have learned to trust each other. In the...
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
The IAC is proud to escort and to be the sponsor of this week's official California delegation to Israel which explores the country from north to south discovering unique solutions in the water and agriculture technology sectors. Read Adam's blog post to learn more.
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
Following recent incidents of Anti-Semitism in Newton Public Schools, Merkaz IAC hosted a panel on combating Anti-Semitism and racial injustice with Mr. Setti Warren, Mayor of Newton, Mr. Ilan Segev, Co-Chair of IAC Boston, and Robert O. Trestan, Regional Director of ADL. It was decided that the...
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
Our partner organization IAX, continues its leadership role in pushing forward the anti-BDS bill in California. The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a resolution in support of Asm Bloom’s anti-BDS legislation and specifically requested that the language which was stripped out of the...
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
With thousands in attendance, Celebrate Israel is the largest celebration for Israel in the State of Florida. This year the main stage entertainment was Chico & the Gypsies, and Mashina. Throughout the day, all who attended was provided a true Israeli experience with over 60 local organizations...
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
Thousands attended Celebrate Israel in NYC, a partnership of IAC and UJA-Federation of New York. The festival was part of the Unity Day and for several hours Terminal 5 turned into Israel for the many families who attended the event. Watch this interview about the impact of CI and the IAC .
Wed, Jun 22nd 2016
The IAC was honored to take part in a special Anti-BDS Summit organized by Ambassador Danny Danon at the United Nations and our CEO had the privilege to bt the keynote of one of the sessions. Read here the full speech .