Haaretz: Proud to be Israeli-Americans – in the U.S.

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October 19, 2014 -     Attitudes toward Israeli expats have changed in recent years. Nobody in Israel calls them ‘traitors’ any more, while Americans now view them as entrepreneurs rather than blue-collar migrant workers. By Haim Handwerker | Oct. 19, 2014 | 2:00 AM |  2     An IAC event. Six branches have been established across the U.S. within a ye Read More…

A Black South African on Israel and Apartheid – sponsored by the MIlstein Family Foundation

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October 13, 2014 -     Is Israel an “apartheid state,” as its enemies claim? Who better to answer that charge than a Black South African who lived through apartheid? Kenneth Meshoe, a member of the South African parliament, fits that bill. He examines the evidence against Israel and draws a compelling conclusion. The content was produced by Prager University Read More…

New Video for Stand By Me – Please Watch

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September 22, 2014 -     Stand By Me is a nonprofit organization that provides emotional and physical support to local Israeli-Jewish American cancer patients and their families. ​     Read More…

‘BDS: The Attempt to Strangle Israel’, Featuring Alan Dershowitz – Sponsored by the Milstein Family Foundation

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September 19, 2014 -     The latest strategy employed by those who wish to strangle Israel is called BDS. It may sound harmless, but do not be fooled. It stands for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, and not only is it poisonous for Israel, but for the world as well. Israel is one of the freest countries on earth, where everyone–including Arabs–benefi Read More…

The Blaze: ‘The Most Important Video About Israel Ever Made’ was sponsored by Adam and Gila Milstein

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August 5, 2014 -     Some Are Calling This the ‘Most Important Video About Israel Ever Made’ — and It’s Taking the Internet by Storm   It’s been dubbed the “most important video about Israel ever made” — and it’s being widely circulated on the Internet amid the recent Gaza conflict. Featuring nationally syndica Read More…

LA Times: UC appoints Jewish student regent amid controversy

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July 17, 2014 -     By LARRY GORDON For the second time in two years, passions surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts have entered an unlikely forum: the UC regents' selection of student representatives on the university governing board The regents voted Wednesday for a Jewish undergraduate from UCLA to join a Muslim from UC Berkeley as the student voices o Read More…

Jewish Journal: Birthright to bring Israeli-American kids to their homeland

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May 14, 2014 -     As the sun dipped below the horizon on the evening of May 6, nearly 100 local supporters of Birthright Israel gathered under a massive tent in the backyard of the Encino estate of philanthropists Adam and Gila Milstein. Two hours later, Adam Milstein had announced a new Birthright program for Israeli-Americans and helped raise $6.5 million for Birt Read More…

Jewocity: 5,000 spots open for Sifriyat Pijama B’America, the IAC free Hebrew-language children’s book program

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February 20, 2014 -     Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 2014 – The Israel-American Council (IAC) has opened Sifriyat Pijama B’America’s (SP-BA) registration for the 2014-2015 school year. There are now 5,000 spots available for families to join the highly popular free Hebrew-language children’s book program on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to Read More…

Israel Hayom: Israeli American Council aims to boost Israel from the US

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November 20, 2013 -     Adam Milstein, the Los Angeles businessman who was among the founders of the Israeli American Council, says the goal of the group is to contribute to the Israel-U.S. relationship and strengthen the Jewish and Israeli identities of future generations. Milstein described how the IAC was founded and listed reasons why it has succeeded while other sim Read More…

The Times of Israel: Why we set up the Israeli-American Council

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November 7, 2013 -     In 2006, during the Second Lebanese War, Ehud Danoch, Israeli Consul General of Los Angeles at that time, was organizing a support rally for the State of Israel. He confirmed the attendance of political leaders, such as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and he reached out and invited the close to Read More…