All listings reflect AFSI’s mission to educate the public on the truth about Israel and to advocate for a Whole and Sovereign Israel.
Monday – November 30, 2020 | 3:00pm EST
The Untold Stories of Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands and Iran
Hear stories and honor the communities who were displaced from their country of origin.
Moderator David Suissa, Editor-in-chief of the Jewish Journal with Special Guests:
Abraham D. Sofaer, Former Federal Judge, legal advisor to the US State Department
Sharon Nazarian, Senior Vice President for International Affairs ADL. Special musical performance from the internationally acclaimed artist from A-WA- Tair Haim. | Register HERE
Thursday – December 10 – 17, 2020 (Live, in person)
Menorah Lighting: New York City
Annual menorah lighting. Schedule: Thursday first candle and then Sunday to Thursday at 5:30pm; Friday at 3:45pm and Saturday at 8:30pm.
5th Avenue @ 59th Street in New York City
Thursday – December 10 – 17, 2020 (Live, in person)
The Largest Menorah Lighting: Brooklyn
Chabad of Park Slope hosts the 32-foot “Largest Menorah” in Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza. There’s a kick off concert on December 10, and each subsequent night of Chanukah is celebrated with music, latkes, and gifts. Click HERE for times.
Grand Army Plaza | Brooklyn, NY
Sunday – December 13, 2020 (Program held in Israel)
Youth Seminar Explaining Sovereignty
In memory of Helen Freedman Whose Entire Life Was Devoted to the Land of Israel
8:15am Departure from Binyanei Ha’auma, Jerusalem, Israel. Program is held in Oz veGaon.
Dr. Mordechai Kedar and MK Ayelet Shaked are among the many featured speakers. See the flyer for the day’s complete program.
Number of spaces is limited!
To register contact:
Talya Ramon 054-592-8277
Eliyahu Friedman 053-933-5759
Sunday – December 13, 2020 | 5:30pm – Candle lighting @ 6:00pm (Live, in person)
14th Annual Chanukah in the Park
Join KJ Beginners and Chabad of the Upper East Side as we spread the light and warmth of the festival with live music, Chanukah treats, holiday spirit and fun for the whole family.
Carl Schurz Park, East 86th Entrance in New York City
Previous AFSI Sponsored Events
Sovereignty – What Are We Waiting For? | November 17, 2020
A timely discussion about Sovereignty with Co-Chairs of the Women in Green, Nadia Matar and Yehudit Katsover. Video HERE
Winning the Debate Over the Palestinian Arab/Israeli Conflict | November 4, 2020
Mendy Neeman’s presentations deal with the Palestinian Arab/Israeli conflict and demonstrate a unique way to easily address the most complicated issues. His latest presentation is about a personal experience which involved hosting senior members of the Palestinian lobby in Sweden. In this presentation he demonstrates the unique concept he used to easily address every single one of those questions, in a way that left them overwhelmed. | Video HERE
Israel’s Sovereignty Entitlements Under International Law in Respect to Jerusalem and the Disputed Territories | September 30, 2020
With Dr. Jacques Gauthier an international jurist, scholar and human rights advocate. Dr. Gauthier’s highlighted the nexus between the historical facts and events which support the legitimacy of Israel’s sovereignty claims to all of Jerusalem and the disputed territories. | Video HERE
How Judicial Activism in Israel Endangers Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria | September 9, 2020
With Simcha Rothman and Preface by Daniel Seaman. Meshilut, The Movement for Governability and Democracy, was founded with the purpose of strengthening the rule of Israel’s elected officials by restoring the balance between the judicial and legislative branches of government. Video HERE
The Politics of Sovereignty | August 11, 2020
With Likud Minister of Knesset Ariel Kallner. MK Kallner’s top priority is the issue of Sovereignty throughout the entire land of Israel. Video HERE
Zeev Jabotinsky Memorial and Tribute. Jabotinsky’s Legacy: More Relevant Now Than Ever | August 3, 2020
With guest speakers Yosef Ahimeir, Chairman of the Jabotinsky Institute in Israel, and Ofir Dayan, Student Activist for Israel. Video HERE
Can Israel Win the Propaganda War | July 20, 2020
Theory and Practice: A Conversation with Dr. Ron Schleifer and Ezri Tubi
Dr. Ron Schleifer is Professor and Senior Lecturer at the School of Communications at Ariel University and a specialist in psychological/information warfare. Ezri Tubi is the Founder of the YouTube Channel “Boomerang: Fighting for Israel.” AFSI is fortunate to have had Dr. Schleifer share his wisdom with us on some of our Chizuk Mission trips to Israel. Similarly, our trip participants have also spent time in Ariel with Ezri, the one-man Hasbara machine. Video HERE
Sovereignty: Legalities and Realities | July 13, 2020
Yifa Segal, Esq, Director of The International Legal Forum and Marc Provisor, Counter-Terrorism Expert and Director of Security at One Israel Fund share their expertise on these two aspects of the Sovereignty debate. Together they bring an accurate assessment of the Sovereignty issue from both their unique and highly knowledgeable perspectives. To accompany the meeting, download a copy of The International Legal Forum’s “Controversial Lands: 8 Burning Questions about Israel and the Territories.” and visit their website for more information. Video HERE
Arieh King, the Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem and Founder of the Israel Land Fund, in a lively conversation. At the vanguard of the movement for Sovereignty in JudeaSamaria and a United Jewish Jerusalem, Arieh has a unique and exciting perspective on the latest from Israel. Video HERE
Israel activists heard the latest news from Israel. “The Temple Mount: Beyond the Status Quo” with Yaakov Hayman, Director of the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation and “An Israel Insider’s View Right Now” with Aharon Pulver, Executive Director of the Israel Independence Fund. Video HERE
The PA’s Exploitation of the Corona Crisis | June 3, 2020
Naomi Kahn, Director of the International Division of Regavim, sits down with Judy Freedman Kadish, Executive Director of Americans For A Safe Israel for the latest news on Regavim’s work in protecting Israel’s national lands and the return of the rule of law to all areas and aspects of the land and its preservation. Video HERE
The Art of Security with Marc Provisor | February 10, 2020
The merging of art and security is a concept difficult to comprehend but Marc Provisor showed us how he does it. A counter terror security consultant and an artist living and working in Israel, he lectures and consults extensively regarding Israel’s security, terrorism, and the continuing challenges facing the Middle East and Western society.
December 4, 2019
AFSI Hosts A Special Evening With Im Tirtzu
Im Tirtzu’s CEO Matan Peleg and Chairman of the Board Doug Altabef on “From Jerusalem to New York: How BDS in Israel Impacts BDS in the US.”
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; Ron Edelstein, A former Betari and strong supporter of Israel. Read the post event write-up HERE.
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.
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