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...
How the Chabad rebbe helped create food stamps, and other Jewish Medal of Freedom stories
Russia and Turkey refuse to back down in row over jet downing
Jonathan Pollard’s job offer stands
Book about mental illness — created by a Jewish father and son — wins National Book Award
Obama administration: Still a ‘big no’ on supporting settlement building
Tag: Israeli Americans
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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...
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...
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...
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...