Israeli-American Council

Israeli-American Council, LogoThe Israeli-American Council, otherwise known as the IAC, recently completed a post for their website, which detailed their mission, goals and action taken to make those goals a reality.  The council serves an estimated two hundred and fifty thousand Israeli-Americans located in the greater Los Angeles area alone; nationwide, the organization serves the one and a half million Israeli-Americans that call the United States home.

A Culture of Giving

The organization pursues several goals.  They wish to encourage a culture of giving, activism and foster a connection to the State of Israel.  To achieve this goal, the IAC works to bring individuals together around common causes that are important to their members.  The IAC wishes to connect the next generation to the Jewish identity, Hebrew language and the origins in the State of Israel.  In doing so, they seek to connect the individual to their overall community.  In the process, they find ways to foster support that furthers the welfare, education and resources of those who call the State of Israel home, as well as the relationship between Israel and the United States.  The organization also offers professional and financial resources for action and unified Israeli-American community efforts, including non-profit organizations that seek to develop a communal structure.

Strengthening the Relationship between Israel and Israeli-Americans

The organization also focuses on the concerns of the individual; the IAC seeks to translate the needs of Israeli-Americans to actions and a strong voice.  Through this, they also seek to help the overall public, as they work to strengthen relations between Israeli-Americans and Israelis.  This means is achieved through several ends, including creating partnerships between Israeli-Americans.  In addition, the IAC has worked to create several community-based organizations; the intention behind creating these programs is to bring Israeli-Americans together, as well as to build and maintain a culture of community involvement.

The IAC’s Mission in their Words:

“The mission of the Israeli-American Council (IAC) is to build an active and giving Israeli-American Community throughout the United States in order to strengthen the State of Israel, our next generation, and to provide a bridge to the Jewish- American community” – The IAC

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