Jewish Journal

Tag: Israeli Americans

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Notes from Washington: The schizophrenic Israeli American Council

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 20, 2015 | 5:36 am

    The Israeli-American Council (IAC) is a schizophrenic organization. From Oct. 17-19, it staged its second annual conference in Washington, D.C. — a little less exciting than last year’s debut IAC conference, but still more exciting than most conferences held by most Jewish-American...

  • The Israeli-American Council feels like a revolutionary force

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 11, 2014 | 4:53 am

    There are questions over which one can agonize forever, but which demand a yes or no answer. One such question is: Are we — and by “we,” I mean the Jewish world — better off with or without the surging Israeli-American Council (IAC)?

    The answer, following the conference that took...

  • Baltimore Diary: Don’t talk about Zionism, talk about solutions

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 14, 2012 | 10:39 am

    It was the third day of the GA, and Baltimore saw its share of morning rain, and it was early – relatively early – when my first of two panel sessions began. So I can’t say it was a huge surprise not to have a full room for the discussion, sponsored and organized by the Toronto...

  • Hebrew books to help Israeli-Americans preserve their heritage

    June 6, 2012 | 1:07 pm

    Naomi Western, who works with the Jewish Agency for Israel, worries that her two young children may lose the connection to their Israeli heritage once they start attending local public schools.

    Joining more than 2,000 other families nationwide, Western has enrolled her family in...

  • Briefs

    October 21, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Mel Gibson Donates

    $5 Million to Cedars-Sinai

    Actor Mel Gibson has made a $5 million donation to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to help children from overseas receive expensive medical care, part of a Gibson family commitment dating back several years to a charity that helps sick...

  • $58 Million Sought in 2 Slayings at LAX

    By Tom Tugend

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The city of Los Angeles has been hit with claims of more than $58 million, stemming from the deadly shooting rampage last July 4 at Los Angeles International Airport's El Al check-in counter.

    Killed in the attack were two Israeli Americans, Yaacov (Jacob) Aminov, a 46-year-old owner...