Israel Video Network launches ‘Inspired by Israel’ video contest

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January 1, 2016 -     (JNS.org) The Israel Video Network, in partnership with the Milstein Family Foundation, has launched a new global video contest that seeks to showcase how people are inspired by Israel. According to the “Inspired by Israel” contest rules, each video can be up to four minutes long and be submitted by anyone. Participants must register no later Read More…

The Israeli American Council – Building Bridges; Strengthening Jewish Identity

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January 1, 2016 -     For Israelis living in America for an extended period of time, locating an embracing community and creating a national identity can be a conundrum for many. Am I an Israeli? Am I an American? How does Judaism play a role in my life? How can I support Israel while living here?  These are just a smattering of questions that ruminate in the minds Read More…

Why BDS threatens Israel, America and Western Society

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January 1, 2016 -     I share the conviction held by many that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement poses a strategic threat to the State of Israel. Simply put, BDS seeks to destroy the world’s one and only Jewish State – and we must take them at their word. However, those that believe this is just an issue for Israel or the Jewish Read More…

2015 Adam & Gila Milstein Campus Allies Sizzle Reel

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December 31, 2015 -       The Milstein Foundation Campus Allies Mission to Israel is designed for pro-Israel political activists and student leaders who are non-Jewish. Participants experienced the land of the Bible, gained a deeper understanding of the strategic and social issues facing Israel today, and examined the challenges and opportunities associated with the Read More…

It’s not just about Israel. BDS threatens us all.

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December 22, 2015 -     A campaign of hate is sweeping across our country. The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement – advancing an agenda to demonize the Jewish people and destroy the State of Israel – is moving from the fringes of our society and into the mainstream. Churches, labor unions, and associations have voted to divest from Israeli comp Read More…

Adam Milstein’s Acceptance Speech at Magen David Adom Red Star Ball October 2015

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December 11, 2015 -     October 2015: Gila and Adam Milstein accept the Humanitarian of the Year Award at the Magen David Adom Red Star Ball Read More…

End BDS: Reach out for legal help on campus and beyond

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November 25, 2015 -     Our Mission As a community-wide initiative, EndBDS brings together partner organizations and pro bono lawyers throughout the pro-Israel community in an unprecedented way, working to fight anti-Israel activity through united action. EndBDS is meant as a one-stop destination for those fighting the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement, an Read More…

Adam Milstein on Active Philanthropy

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November 20, 2015 -     Adam Milstein — an Israeli-American entrepreneur and community leader — speaks about the principles of active philanthropy and his work to strengthen the State of Israel and the Jewish people.     Read More…

Adam Milstein: The making of a philanthropist

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November 6, 2015 -     Adam Milstein is among Los Angeles’ most visible Israeli-American philanthropists. Through the family foundation that he runs with his wife, Gila, the San Fernando Valley resident gives upward of $1 million annually to dozens of organizations, including the Birthright Israel Foundation, the American Jewish Committee’s Project Interchange and Hi Read More…

Israeli-Americans: Not only a new identity, but an historical game changer!

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November 3, 2015 -     In his opening remarks, in front of the Israeli American Council’s 2nd Annual National Conference this month, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu said: “I appreciate all of the work that the Israeli-American Council does to strengthen the critical US-Israel Alliance”. The event – representing largest gather Read More…