All listings align with AFSI’s mission to educate the public on the truth about Israel and to advocate for a Whole and Sovereign Israel.
Now Through March 4, 2024
Boca Raton’s Original Jewish Film Festival
Our multi-access festival proudly presents a variety of films both virtually and in-person at local theaters and the Levis JCC. Each year, we present an incredible roster of thought-provoking and entertaining documentaries and short and feature length Jewish-themed films from around the globe, ranging from laugh out loud comedies and love stories, to political and historical dramas and more. Plus, theater goers enjoy special guest appearances, discussions, panels, special events, and year-round Jewish-themed film programming.
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With Daniel Luria, Executive Director of Ateret Cohanim and spokesperson for Ateret Cohanim for the last 23 years.
Ateret Cohanim Israel is a non-profit organization strengthening Jewish roots in the heart of Jerusalem, ensuring that a united Jerusalem stays in Jewish hands.
Daniel recently summarized the current war and Ateret Cohanim – “In this religious war over the “inheritance”- Ateret Cohanim is saying clearly to the world – this true son of Abraham has the natural, ethical, historical, and legal right to purchase and live in safety in every or any Jewish neighborhood in Yerushalayim!!”
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Wednesday – March 6, 2024 | 6:30 pm EST
Suing the Ivies: An Evening with Leading Lawyers Fighting Antisemitism on Campus
Join an insightful discussion with Alyza D. Lewin, President of the Brandeis Center in Washington, DC, and Supreme Court litigator, and Mark P. Ressler, Partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP. Cost: $20 members; $25 non-members. Students welcome free of charge with student ID. Light dinner at 6:30 pm, program begins at 7:00 pm.
Now Through – March 12, 2024 | 7:00pm EST – DAVIE, FL
Joseph Bau Exhibition
An exhibition of Joseph Bau, artist, counterfeiter, and Mossad agent. Saved by Oskar Schindler, Bau’s hidden access to pen and ink during the Holocaust allowed him to forge documents, saving his life and countless others. We are honored to be joined by the artist’s daughters, Clila + Hadasa Bau, who will speak about their father’s life, love and art at the opening in conversation with Mr. Eli Bartov, who lectures on the Jewish influence on the Far East and Israeli intelligence.
David Posnack Jewish Community Center | 5850 South Pine Island Road, Davie, Florida
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Saturday – March 16, 2024 | 9:00pm EST
From the Front. Lines Insight from the Government and Inside Gaza
With Dan Ilouz, Yigal Dilmoni, Moshe Tur-Paz. $100 Kingsway and AFJS members; $136 non-members. For more information call 718-258-3345.
Kingsway Jewish Center | 2902 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY
Sunday – March 17, 2024 | 11:00am EST
The Taylor Force Act: Halting Pay To Slay
Mr. Stuart Force has a distinguished record of service to our nation. He and his wife, who tragically lost their soldier son Taylor in a pay to slay terror attack, were instrumental in bringing the Taylor Force Act into current legislation. Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Allen B. West is a combat veteran, and former Member of the US Congress. He is the third of four generations of military combat veterans. After 22 years of honorable service in defense of the Republic, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District. Julie Strauss Levin is an attorney with extensive experience in both the for-profit and non-profit spaces. Julie was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Feld Entertainment, Inc., the largest provider of live family entertainment in the world. Julie was appointed to the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad. She also sits on the Virginia Israel Advisory Board.
May 2 – 9, 2024 *** SAVE THE DATE ***
AFSI CHIZUK MISSION TO ISRAEL
Details to follow! PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR PASSPORT EXPIRATION DATE! We may not travel abroad with passports which will expire in 6 months or less. For more information on this trip, contact Judy Kadish.
Sunday, June 2, 2024 | 11:30am – 4:00pm EDT
Celebrate Israel Parade: Am Echad, Lev Echad, One People, One Heart
Be a part of the largest celebration in support of Israel in the world. This parade is unquestionably the world’s largest expression of solidarity with the Jewish state. No other event in the world brings as many people together to celebrate Israel. It’s a chance to gather, Jews and non-Jews alike, and walk arm in arm, together as one.
Parade runs along 5th Avenue from 57th to 73rd Streets, New York City
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Previous AFSI Sponsored Events
Looking Back, Moving Forward: Can Gush Katif Be Reclaimed?
With longtime partner and friend, Anita Tucker, a survivor of the appalling 2005 Israeli expulsion from Gush Katif. In 2024, we enter the nineteenth year since Anita was forced out of Gush Katif by IDF soldiers after refusing to leave in peaceful protest. With much talk emerging about “re-settling” Jewish communities in “Gaza,” Anita updated us on this struggle and the prospect of returning to reclaim and rebuild communities in the legally owned Israeli land once known as Gush Katif.
Recorded February 14, 2024 | VIDEO HERE
Perspective on UNRWA’S War on the Jews
With American/Israeli investigative journalist David Bedein, who produces IsraelBehindTheNews.com, the best source available on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). David is the author of “UNRWA: Roadblock to Peace,” which gives a concise history of the creation and functioning of UNRWA.
Recorded January 14, 2024 | VIDEO HERE
There’s No Place Like Homesh
AFSI spoke with Shmuel Wende, Homesh Yeshiva Executive Director who gave us an update and inside report on the developments taking place in Homesh. AFSI has a long relationship with the Homesh community. Homesh was the first stop on AFSI’s May 2023 Chizuk Mission to Israel. After a “10 minute” uphill walk, we visited with Wende and learned quite a bit about the community which, in 2005, was one of a handful in the Shomron that were evacuated along with Gush Katif in Gaza – the Expulsion of Jews.
Recorded December 26, 2023 | VIDEO HERE
Annual Zeev Jabotinsky Memorial & Tribute
Lawrence Chariton was introduced to Betar in 1973 as countless others were at Camp Betar in Neversink, New York. Lawrence became Betar Moadon Mifaked of Long Island and attended Machon L’Madrichei Chutz La’Aretz in Jerusalem, Israel representing Betar. He is a member of Betar Leadership Hanagha under Barry Liben, Fred Pierce, and Gary Segal. Lawrence is the Founder of Great American Jewelry.
Recorded July 25, 2023 | VIDEO HERE
AFSI Chizuk Mission Trip to Israel: May 15 – 22, 2023
Chizuk Mission in Israel: Homesh, Eshel HaShomron, Chavat Gilad, Jerusalem, Oz v’Gaon
Dismantling Anti-Semitic/Anti-Zionist Abuses in the Education System
Lori Lowenthal Marcus, The Deborah Project’s Legal Director, is an experienced litigator, who also worked for ten years as a journalist focused on Israel and the Middle East conflict, as well as on anti-Semitism/anti-Zionism in America. Marcus successfully sued the Internal Revenue Service for viewpoint discrimination after learning that the IRS delayed Z STREET’s application for tax-exempt status because the positions it took regarding Israel were at odds with those of the Obama administration.
Recorded April 18, 2023 | VIDEO HERE
Saudi Arabia/Iran – Unholy Alliance? Probable Ramifications to Israel and the US
Dr. Mordechai Kedar is one of Israel’s leading figures in understanding the Arab world. Dr. Kedar is a Religious Zionist and an expert in Israeli Arab culture. He served for 25 years in IDF Military Intelligence, where he specialized in Islamic groups, the political discourse of Arab countries, the Arabic press and mass media, and the Syrian domestic arena.
Recorded March 29, 2023 | VIDEO HERE
Israel’s Democracy is Not Doomed
With Yotam Eyal CEO of The Legal Forum of Israel. The left in Israel says the country is facing the end of Democracy and that the judicial reforms underway now are dangerous for the people of Israel. Nevertheless, the new government is moving full speed ahead with badly needed and long-overdue reforms that will serve to strengthen and restore Israel’s Democracy.
Recorded March 14, 2023 | VIDEO HERE
Sovereignty: Is the New Government Making Progress?
With Nadia Matar. The recent decision by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government to regularize the status of nine communities in Judea and Samaria is not only welcome but will cause the Zionist spirit to flourish for the coming generations. However, we still await the realization of Sovereignty over all of Judea and Samaria. Although it is difficult to see the real changes transpiring within the first few weeks since the establishment of the government, the buds are already visible, and we look forward to watching them flower.
Recorded February 21, 2023 | Video HERE
TENSIONS MOUNT: Israel’s Judicial Reform
Israel’s new government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is working to overhaul and implement urgently needed judicial reform. It is a hot issue. The recent Supreme Court ruling to disallow Aryeh Deri’s position as minister and leaves Netanyahu in a very difficult position. The decision itself gives significant proof that reform is needed. The need for judicial reform is apparent and who better than Aharon Pulver to give us the inside story on the new government’s plans to correct judicial overreach and discuss the mounting tensions among the divided Israeli public.
Recorded January 26, 2023 | Video HERE
AFSI Chizuk Mission Trip to Israel: November 9 – 17 2022
Chizuk Mission in Israel: Hebron, Anciet Sussiya, Jordan Valley, the Shomron, visit with the Israeli Army.
Fighting for Jewish Justice On The Temple Mount
This issue concerns all of Am Yisrael! Please SHARE widely! It has been suggested that Jews not be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount. This is totally unacceptable! Doug Altabef and Tom Nisani discuss pressing and ongoing issues facing the Jewish people and our legal rights to the Temple Mount.
Recorded October 25, 2022 | Video HERE
Israeli Elections and the Future of Judea and Samaria
David Ha’Ivri previously held an official position as Councilman and Deputy Head of the Shomron Regional Council. This positioned him to give us a good read on the upcoming elections and how the outcome will affect Judea and Samaria. The AFSI Chizuk Mission has had the great fortune of being guided by David and benefitted greatly from his incomparable knowledge of Samaria as well as Judea, Jerusalem, and all of our beloved land of Israel.
Recorded August 31, 2022 | Video HERE
Israeli Politics for Dummies
How to make sense of everything as Israel heads to its 4th election with Aharon Pulver. Aharon is the Executive Director of the Israel Independence Fund (IIF). The IIF’s mission is to work with NGOs that are tackling some of Israel’s most pressing issues and assist individuals who are tackling some of the most important causes in Israel today.
Recorded on August 9, 2022 | Video HERE
Zeev Jabotinsky Memorial and Tribute to the Great Zionist Leader
This year we heard from Rabbi David Stav, who is an influential rabbi in Israel and chairman of Tzohar – Keeping Israel Jewish, Together.
Recorded July 27, 2022 | Video HERE
May 2 – May 9, 2022
AFSI Chizuk Mission Trip to Israel
Chizuk Mission in Israel: Oz v’Gaon, Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, Yom HaA’tzmaut celebration.
Israel’s War of Independence…1948- ?
Israel continues to defend herself against an ongoing battle against terrorism. Israel was struck with a wave of terror attacks in April 2022 that begs the question, when will Israel see true independence from its hostile enemies? With Aharon Pulver, Executive Director of the Israel Independence Fund, and Akiva HaCohen, Yitzhar Resident and Activist for the Land of Israel.
Recorded April 19, 2022 | Video HERE
Yes, Folks. There Actually Is Some Good News Coming Out of Israel: How Im Tirtzu is Leading the Fight for Israel in Israel
Douglas Altabef, Chairman of the Board of Im Tirtzu, and student activist at Im Tirtzu, Shai Rosengarten, talk about several positive initiatives they are engaged in, all of which are designed to strengthen Zionism during Covid and beyond.
Recorded March 22, 2022 | Video HERE
Sabotaging of Israeli Democracy by the Legal Establishment and the Media
Moshik Kovarsky is a member of The Project 315 steering committee. This initiative’s mission is to dismantle the false indictments against former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exposing the evidence of the Coup in Israel by the legal establishment and the media in Israel. Learn more: https://www.the315.org
Recorded February 22, 2022 | Video HERE
How to Fight World War III
With Kenneth Abramowitz, founder of “Save the West,” www.savethewest.com, a website dedicated to saving America from itself! Few people realize that Western civilization is facing existential danger from unprecedented economic, cultural, and military threats. On a deeper level, few people in the West understand or appreciate who “we” are, how we became so prosperous and free, who our enemies are, and how to preserve our civilization. Ken also serves on AFSI’s Advisory Council.
Recorded February 8, 2022 | Click HERE to Request Video
$3.8 Billion Annually to Israel: Foreign Aid or Investment?
Does the US give $3.8 million in “foreign aid” to Israel? In actuality, is the US investing that amount and receiving a bonanza-like rate of return? Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger discussed answers to these questions and more.
Recorded January 18, 2022 | Video HERE
How Israel and American Jews Can Survive and Thrive in a New Era of Hate and Terror
Daniel Greenfield is an Israeli-born investigative journalist specializing in the struggle against Islamic terrorism and has written extensively about Israel’s historic destiny and its fight for survival in the Middle East. Israel faces a renewed Iran Deal and renewed support for terrorism, and American Jews face the Anti-Semitism of the Squad. How can American Jews and Israel survive and thrive in the face of growing threats of annihilation and hatred?
Recorded December 16, 2021 | Video HERE
The World of the Palestinian Child: PA Child Abuse – Of Their Own Children
With Itamar Marcus, Founder and Director of Palestinian Media Watch. Many Palestinian Arab terrorists in recent years are teenagers including some as young as 13-years-old. This presentation will explore how the Palestinian Authority (PA) successfully indoctrinates even young children to see Israelis/Jews as a powerful and dangerous force in the world turning even good people and children into terrorists and terror supporter.
Recorded November 8, 2021 | Video HERE
October 11 – 18, 2021
AFSI Chizuk Mission to Israel
We’re Back! Chizuk Mission Returns to Israel After A Nearly Two-Year Absence
Sustaining A Strong Israel in Unsettled Times
This meeting was moderated by Judy Kadish and sponsored by Carol L. Flatto, AFSI South Florida Chapter Chair! With Arlene Kushner, author, blogger, freelance writer and investigative journalist. Her blog https://arlenefromisrael.info is dedicated to providing critical information about Israel.
Recorded October 5, 2021 | Video HERE
American and Israeli Political Scene: What’s the Outlook?
With Aharon Pulver, Executive Director of the Israel Independence Fund (IIF). Aharon has lived in Israel for 40 years, a time span that has provided him with the proximity, contacts, connections and understanding necessary to spearhead the IIF’s mission.
Recorded August 18, 2021 | Video HERE
Defending and Securing Israel for Generations to Come
With Brigadier General (res.) Amir Avivi, CEO and Founder of Habithonistim. In February 2020 Amir founded Habithonistim, a group that has quickly grown to over 2000 high ranking reserve officers and current IDF personnel.
Recorded August 11, 2021 | Video HERE
Annual Zeev Jabotinsky Memorial and Tribute with Nerya Meir
Nerya Meir is the Head of Diaspora Department at the World Zionist Organization. Prior to this he was the CEO of the World Betar movement.
Recorded July 21, 2021 | Video HERE
US Conditions UNWRA and PA Funding. About Time! With David Bedein
The US administration has asked Congress to resume funding UNRWA and the Palestinian Authority without any real conditions. Hear updates from David Bedein, who has been at the forefront of exposing the UNRWA problem.
Recorded June 10, 2021 | Video HERE
Why An American Orthodox Rabbi Made His Home in the Arab World
Rabbi Dr. Elie Abadie joined the Jewish Council of the Emirates with a vision to create critical Jewish infrastructure for the local community. Hear his first-hand experience and personal perspective on Jewish life in the UAE.
Recorded May 25, 2021 | Video HERE
The Big Lie of Khirbet Humsa: The Newest Version of Palestinian Authority/European Union TOXIC CONCOCTIONS
Naomi Kahn, Director of the International Division of the Israeli NGO, REGAVIM, gives us the real story of this Big Lie.
Recorded February 21, 2021 | Video HERE
Jews Are Indigenous to Israel
Activist Ryan Bellerose sees Israel as “a light unto nations” and a formula for success and offers a blueprint for securing land and rights for other indigenous tribes around the world.
Recorded February 10, 2021 | Video HERE
Habithonistim – Helps Keep Jews Safe Everywhere
Brigadier General (Ret.) Amir Avivi is the Founder and CEO of Habithonistim, comprised of more than 1,700 high ranking reserve and retired Officers, Commanders, and Operators of all Branches of the Israeli Security Establishment, focused on promoting the national security of the State of Israel. Presented by Canadian Anti-Semitism Education Foundation (CAEF). Co-Sponsored by Habithonistim – Israel’s Defense & Security Forum, Americans For A Safe Israel, and Canadians For Israel’s Legal Rights.
Recorded January 28, 2021 | Video HERE
Israeli Elections: The Emerging Landscape
A discussion on the upcoming Israeli elections, the 4th time Israelis go to the voting booth in 2 years, with Dr. Mordechai Kedar.
Recorded December 30, 2020 | Video HERE
United Jerusalem Forever
With Daniel Luria, Executive Director of Ateret Cohanim’s headquarters in Israel. AFSI Chizuk Missions regularly tour the Old City with Dan, marveling at the progress that Ateret Cohanim continually exhibits.
Recorded December 9, 2020 | Video HERE
Sovereignty – What Are We Waiting For?
A timely discussion about Sovereignty with Co-Chairs of the Women in Green, Yehudit Katsover and Nadia Matar
Recorded November 17, 2020 | Video HERE
Winning the Debate Over the Palestinian Arab/Israeli Conflict | November 4, 2020
Mendy Neeman is an authorized speaker on geopolitics for Birthright and a staff member at the C.P.D.H. (Center for Public Diplomacy and Hasbara). His presentations deal with the Palestinian Arab/Israeli conflict and demonstrate a unique way to easily address the most complicated issues.
Recorded November 4, 2020 | Video HERE
Israel’s Sovereignty Entitlements Under International Law in Respect to Jerusalem and the Disputed Territories
With Dr. Jacques Gauthier an international jurist, scholar and human rights advocate. Dr. Gauthier highlights 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.
Recorded September 30, 2020 | 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.
Recorded September 9, 2020 | Video HERE
The Politics of Sovereignty
With Likud Minister of Knesset Ariel Kallner. MK Kallner’s top priority is the issue of Sovereignty throughout the entire land of Israel.
Recorded August 11, 2020 | Video HERE
Zeev Jabotinsky Memorial and Tribute. Jabotinsky’s Legacy: More Relevant Now Than Ever
Yifa Segal, Director of The International Legal Forum, moderated this tribute to the great Zionist leader Zeev Jabotinsky. With guests Yosef Ahimeir, Chairman of the Jabotinsky Institute in Israel and Ofir Dayan, Student Activist for Israel.
Recorded August 3, 2020 | Video HERE
Can Israel Win the Propaganda War
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. 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.
Recorded July 20, 2020 | Video HERE
Sovereignty: Legalities and Realities
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.
Recorded July 13, 2020 | 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.
With Yaakov Hayman, Director of the Temple Mount Foundation and Aharon Pulver, Executive Director of the Israel Independence Fund, to bring you insider news from Israel.
The PA’s Exploitation of the Corona Crisis
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.
Recorded June 3, 2020 | Video HERE
February 10, 2020
The Art of Security with Marc Provisor
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.”
May 27 – June 4, 2019
AFSI Chizuk Mission to Israel
Exclusive Insider Mission: Bringing and Receiving Chizuk
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