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Upcoming Events

Sunday – March 24, 2019 | 11 AM – 1 PM
Reforming UNRWA: The Master Initiative. With David Bedein, Director of the Center for Near East Policy Research and Bassam Eid, Chairman of the Center and Renowned Palestinian Human Rights Expert. Fresh from briefing Congressional staffers, Bedein and Ei will show Hamas and the Palestinian Authority misappropriate funds and use them to indoctrinate students in Gaza and the West Bank. They’ll show “textbooks” that read more like propaganda and videos shot on location in Gaza. Tickets: $15 online or $20 at the door. Registration ends March 20. $100 or $250 to sponsor and receive a special gift.
Lincoln Square Synagogue | 180 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC

Sunday – March 24, 2019 | 8 PM – 10 PM – WASHINGTON, DC
Curious About Judea & Samaria? The Yesha Council Invites You to the 4th Annual AIPAC Reception. (This is not an official AIPAC event.) With Co-hosts Yishai Fleischer and Eve Harow. Musical entertainment by Lazer Lloyd. Meet US and Israeli leaders and raise your awareness of the realities of life in Israel. Kosher sushi and soup will be available.No cost to attend but please please register HERE. For more info call (773) 597-7690 or
Museum of the Bible | 400 4th Street SW, Washington, DC

Monday – March 25, 2019 @ 5:30 PM
Protest Sarsour at NYU Skirball Talks! Anti-Semite, BDS supporter and no friend of Israel, Linda Sarsour is guest speaker at NYU’s Skirball Center. Sarsour is friend of Rev. Louis Farrakhan, fundraiser for CAIR, the one who tweeted, “Nothing is creepier than Zionism,” the “fake feminist” who supports Sharia law and the one who said, “Muslims shouldn’t humanize Israelis.” Make your voice heard loud and clear against this anti-Semite and enemy of the Jewish people!! Though not necessary, register your attendance on Facebook to be counted among the many who know NYU must be confronted.
NYU Skirball Center | 566 LaGuardia Place, NYCC

Monday – March 25, 2019 | 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM
A Seat on the Bench: The Law and Politics of Judicial Appointments In Israel from a Comparative Perspective. Lecture delivered by Professor Amnon Reichman who is devoted to the law and politics of judicial appointments in Israel. No charge, info HERE.
Cardozo School of Law, Room 424 | 55 Fifth Avenue, NYC

Thursday – March 28, 2019 @ 6:45 PM
Building Bridges, Not Barriers, An Evening with Oded Revivi of Efrat, Chief Foreign Envoy of the Yesha Council. Can local leaders in Judea and Samaria foster coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians? One mayor unequivocally says yes, and he has the experience to prove it. Hear  a special discussion with Oded Revivi, Mayor of Efrat, on what he has done over the past decade to build bridges with neighboring Palestinian villages. Registration required for entry. Light refreshments will be served.
The Brownstone | 224 East 12th Street, NYC

Sunday – March 31, 2019 @ 5 PM
National Council of Young Israel Gala. With Pete Hegseth, Master of Ceremonies and Guest Speakers Honorable Kevin McCarthy and Governor Mike Huckabee. Buffet Dinner and VIP Reception begins 5:00 pm; Program starts 6:30 pm. For AFSI special member rates call (212) 828-2424 or Dinner info HERE (does not list AFSI special member rates. To register call 516-707-2638 or
Marriot Marquis | 1535 Broadway, NYC

Thursday – April 4, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM – AFSI SOUTH FLORIDA
Arieh King Will Deliver a Lecture. Arieh King, Director and Founder of the Israel Land Fund (ILF), developed the idea for the Fund over the course of ten years of working in the east Jerusalem area. In October 2018, Arieh was elected to his second term on the Jerusalem City Council, where he works tirelessly for the rights of Jews to live and travel with equal treatment in every part of the holy city. Arieh works to strengthen the Jewish presence in eastern Jerusalem, where roughly 200,000 Jews live alongside approximately 230,000 Arabs. These efforts include increasing security, adding bus lines to ease transportation for Jews, and an initiative to limit the raucous Muslim muezzin prayer call. Register HERE.
Temple Emanu-El 1701 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL

Friday – April 5, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 10 PM – AFSI SOUTH FLORIDA
Dinner with Arieh King. Cost $40 per person. Children under age 3 free. Register HERE.
Chabad House On Wheels | 669 Lincoln Lane | North Miami Beach, FL

Monday – April 8, 2019 from 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Naomi Shemer: The Honey & The Sting. Naomi Shemer composed over 1,000 songs, many of which tell the story of the State of Israel, in sweet and sad times. Join Roy Rimshon, a Naomi Shemer enthusiast whose program brings light and life to Naomi’s story. The program will combine well-known songs, videos and rare pictures, unfolding the life and work of Israel’s most famous composer since King David. Hosted by UWS Israel. Cost per person: $15 in advance | $20 at the door. Purchase HERE.
Lincoln Square Synagogue | 180 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC

Wednesday- April 10, 2019 | 6:30 PM
Friends of Sderot Annual Dinner. Mazal Tov to AFSI Co-Executive Director Judy Freedman Kadish on being honored at this year’s dinner with the Service to Israel Award! Dinner begins 6 pm followed by program at 7:30 pm. For AFSI special member rates call (212) 828-2424 or Dinner payment link HERE (does not list AFSI special member rates.)
Lincoln Square Synagogue | 180 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC

Sunday- April 28, 2019 @ 2 PM
Annual Gathering of Remembrance, presented by the Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. Every year, at New York’s Annual Gathering of Remembrance, we come together as a community to say: we will never forget. Please join us to observe Yom HaShoah, to honor the memory of those who perished at the hands of evil, and to pay tribute to those who survived and have made a better world for us all. Free of charge but reservations required.
Congregation Emanul-El | 1 East 65th Street, NYC

Thursday – May 2, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM – AFSI SOUTH FLORIDA
Peace in the Middle East: What Does It Need? With guest speaker Dr. Mordechai Kedar. Kedar is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Middle East and Islam (under formation), a research associate of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and a lecturer in the Department of Arabic Studies at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, is one of Israel’s leading figures in understanding the Arab world. Register HERE.
Temple Emanu-El 1701 Washington Avenue | Miami Beach, FL

Monday – May 13, 2019 from 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel. The four spies at the center of this story were part of a ragtag unit known as the Arab Section, conceived during World War II by British spies and Jewish militia leaders. Intended to gather intelligence and carry out sabotage and assassinations, the unit consisted of Jews who were native to the Arab world and could easily assume Arab identities. No charge, register HERE.
Columbia University Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies 617 Kent Hall (116th Street @ Broadway), NYC

Sunday – June 16, 2019 – Save The Date – More Info to Follow
The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference. This not-to-be-missed annual event will include senior Israeli officials, newsmakers and opinion-shapers, who will discuss the key issues and challenges facing Israel and the Jewish world today. Join The Jerusalem Post’s top journalists, leading politicians and experts to get a glimpse of the state of affairs in the Jewish state. The conference is open to some 1,500 attendees, and is expected to receive international media coverage. EARLY BIRD PRICES: Regular Tickets $189 (regularly $249) | VIP Tickets $499 (regularly $549). Register now for early bird prices.
Marriot Marquis Hotel Times Square | 1535 Broadway, NYC



Previous AFSI Sponsored Events

January 28, 2019
Americans For A Safe Israel/AFSI Hosts Regavim for a Special Evening Celebrating the Connection of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel.
Regavim is an Israeli NGO dedicated to protecting Israel’s most precious resources and preserving Israeli sovereignty. An in-depth look at the issues shaping Israel’s future.

October 30 – November 5, 2018
AFSI Chizuk Mission to Israel – Parshat Chaye Sarah in Hebron

Wednesday – August 8, 2018
AFSI Sponsors Annual Memorial & Tribute to the Great Zionist Leader Ze’ev Jabotinsky
Ze’ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky (October 1880 – August 1940) was a giant of a Jewish history.
A prophet, a fighter, an ideologue, a journalist; his vision remains an integral part of the State of Israel today. Guest Speakers: Aaron Klein, Israeli investigative reporter and host of The Answer, broadcast from Tel Aviv, on AM 970 Sunday night 7-9 pm EDT; Ron Edelstein, A former Betari and strong supporter of Israel. Read the post event write-up HERE.

April 17 – 25, 2018
AFSI Chizuk Mission: Yom Ha’Atzmaut  – 70th Anniversary Celebration of Israel’s Independence

March 13, 2018
AFSI Philadelphia is proud to sponsor Marc Prowisor “Beyond the Headlines…Behind the Scenes: An Insider View on the Security Situation on the Ground in Israel.” Mark is a security expert from Israel’s Shilo Region who speaks throughout the US. His primary focus is on the strategic and biblicaly significant Judea and Samaria regions that have been a hotbed of terrorist acts of violence against Jews.

February 19, 2018
AFSI protest demonstration against Mahmoud Abbas’ presence in the US, in NY, and his February 20 address to the UN Security Council.

February 14, 2018
AFSI’s Israel at 70 Lecture Series proudly sponsored Aharon Pulver, Executive Director of the Israel Independence Fund who spoke on “Thinking Out of the Box on Israel.” Followed by discussion of the burgeoning wine vineyards in Judea and Samaria and a tasting of wine samples

January 17, 2018
AFSI is a Proud Sponsor of Sovereignty Conference- RIBONUT
The Pub, Gula, Petach Tikvah, Israel. Helen Freedman, AFSI’s Co-Executive Director, in attendance. Lectures  in Hebrew with simultaneous translation in English.

January 3, 2018
AFSI sponsored a guided tour with Sami Steigmann, Holocaust survivor and noted speaker, of “Operation Finale-The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC. Light refreshments followed the tour and shmoozing with Sami to gain additional insight into the exhibit from his experiences as a survivor.
November 28, 2017
Protest demonstration at The New School for Social Research.   Protest of the lecture on “Anti-Semitism and the Struggle for Justice,” which featured a panel of those who are not friends of Israel, Linda Sarsour, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) and Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ).
November 10, 2017
In Israel – AFSI’s Co-Executive Directors Helen Freedman and Judy Freedman Kadish, Ken Abramowitz and a host of other presenters at the Oz veGaon preserve in Gush Etzion.  Conference on “Sovereignty: It is Possible – It is Vital”

November 7-14, 2017
AFSI Chizuk Mission: Chaye Sarah in Hebron

November 3-4, 2017
AFSI’s Research Analyst Jonathan Grauman guest speaker during Shabbat at Congregation Beth Shalom in Redbank, NJ. “AFSI: Supporting Israel at Home and Abroad”

November 1, 2017
Join Americans for a Safe Israel to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of he Balfour Declaration and its role in Zionism- by speaker David Isaac. Original video presentation shown.

October 18, 2017
Protest demonstration at the Center for Jewish History calling for the firing of CEO David Myers – a FOE of Israel and Jewish history.

October 19, 2017
AFSI hosted a parlor meeting with members of Im Tirtzu. Meet and greet Matan Peleg and Doug Altabef.

September 27, 2017
Protest demonstration at the Center for Jewish History calling for the firing of CEO David Myers – a FOE of Israel and Jewish history.

September 19, 2017
New York welcomed PM Netanyahu & President Trump to the UN

September 11 & 12, 2017
Say NO to Roger Waters! Protest Roger Waters’ presence at the Barclays Center-Brooklyn, NY

September 11, 2017
Robert & Debbie Weiss hosted Davidi Ben Zion, Deputy Director of the Shomron Regional Council.

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