News and updates about IAC

Building bridges of friendship between American Christians and Israelis

Scott Phillips explains why it's vital to bring the next generation of Christians to Israel to connect with the modern Jewish State.

Building bridges of friendship between Christians and Israelisplayer

Israeli mothers rediscover Israel through Momentum

Momentum inspires Jewish mothers and fathers to reconnect with Israel "through the lens of the soul."

Israeli mothers rediscover Israel through Momentumplayer

Israeli Arab organization bridges the gaps between Jews and Arabs in Israel

Yoseph Haddad, CEO of Together – Vouch For Each Other, is on a mission to connect Israeli Arabs to Israeli society.

Israeli Arab org bridges the gaps between Israeli Jews and Arabsplayer

American Zionist orgs of all stripes are united in their love of Israel

Herbert Block, Executive Director of AMZ, explains why the American Zionist movement is stronger today than ever before.

Zionist orgs of all stripes are united in their love of Israelplayer

Nicole Raviv: From huge American stadiums to feeling at home in the land of Israel

Singer Nicole Raviv, who performed at the IAC summit, talks about her journey from singing for the New York Islanders to moving to Tel Aviv.

Nicole Raviv: From huge American stadiums to a life in Israelplayer

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Jews need to learn from BLM

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach says that American Jews are in shock over the number of anti-Semitic attacks going on in the United States.

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Jews need to learn from BLMplayer

Joe Zevuloni: Biden admin is 'by far the worst ever for Israel'

Israeli businessman and activist Joe Zevuloni talks about the Biden admin as well as Trump's "very concerning" remarks about Netanyahu.

Joe Zevuloni: Biden admin is the worst ever for Israelplayer

Ethiopian-born Jewish Agency emissary brings 'core of Israeli diversity' to US Jews

Sigal Kanotopsky, Jewish Agency Regional Director for the Northeast U.S., says her role is to "bring core of Israel to those communities".

Ethiopian-born emissary brings 'core of Israeli diversity' to USplayer

Yishai Fleisher: Israeli Americans are 'proud of their Israeliness'

Yishai Fleisher, Hebron spokesperson, talks about how Israeli Americans are passing their love of Israel and Israeli culture to their kids.

Yishai Fleisher: Israeli Americans 'proud of their Israeliness'player

Birthright CEO: Covid has caused massive deficit of young Jews visiting Israel

Taglit-Birthright Israel CEO Gidi Mark says that since the pandemic started, 150,000 young American Jews have not be able to visit Israel.

Birthright CEO: Covid has caused deficit of Jews visiting Israelplayer

Female Rabbanit 'making Jewish law and Torah accessible and relevant to everyone'

Israel National News speaks to Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis at the IAC National Summit in Florida.

Female Rabbanit 'making Torah accessible'player

Joe Biden's support of Israel 'is personal, it's at his core'

Israel National News speaks to Jacob Kornbluh, of The Forward, at the IAC National Summit in Florida.

Joe Biden's support of Israel 'is personal, it's at his core'player

JFNA: Bridging the gap between American Jews and American Israelis

Eric Fingerhut, CEO of JFNA says that Israelis living in America "maintain a commitment to Israel and Zionism"

Bridging the gap between American Jews and American Israelisplayer

Democratic lawmaker Ritchie Torres: You don't have to be Jewish to fight antisemitism

Rep. Ritchie Torres at IAC National Summit: It's hard to be pro-Israel, but I’m convinced I’m doing the right thing.

'You don't have to be Jewish to fight antisemitism'player

Defense Min. Gantz: 'Iran is close to a nuclear weapon, IDF is preparing'

Top security officials, including Defense Minister Gantz, say that Israel and the US are readying a military option against Iran.

Defense Min.: 'Iran close to a nuclear weapon, IDF is preparing'

Gantz: Iran seeks to destroy Israel, I won't allow it

Defense Minister at IAC National Summit: The international community must stand together and act forcefully against Iran’s nuclear program.

Gantz: Iran seeks to destroy Israel, I won't allow itplayer

Renowned Israeli singer Rami Kleinstein: Israeli Americans have a responsibility

Israel National News speaks with renowned Israeli singer Rami Kleinstein at the Israeli-American Council (IAC) National Summit in Florida.

Renowned Israeli singer: Israeli Americans have a responsibilityplayer

Watch: IDF commander remembers Surfside victims with Hallelujah

The IDF commander who led the relief mission to Surfside played 'Hallelujah' in memory of those who died in the June condo collapse.

Watch: IDF commander remembers Surfside victims with Hallelujahplayer

MK Barkat: A Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem is de facto dividing the city

Likud MK at IAC National Summit: We have to make sure that Jerusalem will never be divided. It has to be a united city.

Barkat: A Palestinian consulate would divide Jerusalemplayer

Minister Shai: We have to keep brothers and sisters together

Diaspora Affairs Minister at IAC Summit: I don’t see anything more important today than keeping the Jewish people together.

Minister Shai: We have to keep brothers and sisters togetherplayer

Erdan on Iran: We’re leaving all options on the table, we will do whatever is needed

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN at IAC National Summit: Time to present the Iranian regime with a credible military threat.

Erdan on Iran: We’re leaving all options on the tableplayer

'My stomach was turning in Florida'

Kobi Sella expresses his disappointment after attending the Israeli IAC conference in Florida. Opinion.

'My stomach was turning in Florida'

The special mission of re-connecting former Israelis

At IAC 2019, KKL-JNF Israel Emissary in Florida speaks about the unique challenges while working with the former Israeli crowd.

The special mission of re-connecting former Israelisplayer

Sivan Rahav Meir: My biggest scoop ever

Watch: The Israeli media personality who moved to the US to take part in Jewish initiatives shared insights and feelings at IAC 2019.

Sivan Rahav Meir: My biggest scoop everplayer

"Honduras stands with Israel because it's the right thing to do"

Honduran president warns of Iranian influence in Latin America pushing anti-Israel propaganda.

"Honduras stands with Israel because it's the right thing to do"player

'IDF doesn't fake haredi enlistment data'

Businessman David Hager, one of the key supporters of Nahal Haredi, responds to report IDF inflated statistics on recruitment of haredim.

'IDF doesn't fake haredi enlistment data'

'My university failed to protect its Jewish students'

US President Donald Trump brings NYU graduate and pro-Israel activist Adela Cojab on stage at 2019 Israeli American Council summit.

'My university failed to protect its Jewish students'player

'Under Trump's leadership we will defeat rise of anti-Semitism'

US anti-Semitism envoy Elan Carr addresses Israeli American Council National Summit in Miami, Florida.

'Under Trump's leadership we will defeat rise of anti-Semitism'player

Watch: Shalva Band teaches sign language to audience

Tal teaches the Shava Band's original song in sign language to the audience at the IAC conference in South Florida.

Watch: Shalva Band teaches sign language to audienceplayer

Watch: Opening Plenary of IAC summit

Watch the Opening Plenary of the Israeli American Council 2019 summit in Miami.

Watch: Opening Plenary of IAC summit

Trump to speak at annual IAC conference

This will be the first the president's first speech before an apolitical Jewish organization.

Trump to speak at annual IAC conference

Shalva Band to attend IAC National Summit

Special-ed band who moved audiences worldwide to perform at annual event scheduled to take place later this year in Florida​.

Shalva Band to attend IAC National Summitplayer

'Our goal is to make Israel a non-political issue'

IAC CEO Shohan Nicolet sums up the 2018 National Conference.

'Our goal is to make Israel a non-political issue'player

'We support and love Israel with no preconditions'

IAC chairman Adam Milstein discusses the organization and its unconditional support for the State of Israel.

'We support and love Israel with no preconditions'player

'If we don’t stand up to anti-Semitism, no one else will'

Dalia Zahger, President of Students Supporting Israel at Columbia University, discusses the anti-Semitism on campus.

'If we don’t stand up to anti-Semitism, no one else will'player

Edelstein: Israelis abroad should be permitted to vote

Knesset Speaker speaks at festive plenary at the IAC National Conference in Miami.

Edelstein: Israelis abroad should be permitted to voteplayer

Pence: Support for the Jewish State is not a partisan issue

US Vice President Mikes Pence addresses the Israeli American Council National Conference in Miami.

Pence: Support for the Jewish State is not a partisan issueplayer

Watch: Opening night of IAC National Conference

Watch opening night of the 2018 IAC National Conference from Miami.

Watch: Opening night of IAC National Conference

'The IAC unequivocally supports Israel'

Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson explain the strength of the Israeli American Council.

'The IAC unequivocally supports Israel'player

IAC helps ex-Israelis identify with Israel

Adam Milstein, Chairman of the IAC conference, sums up the 2016 conference with Arutz Sheva's Yoni Kempinski.

IAC fights BDS, strengthens US Israel alliance, Jewish identityplayer