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For more than 50 years, we have pioneered an everlasting bond between the people of the United States and Israel.

After half a century, the America-Israel Friendship League (AIFL) still operates like a new and nimble startup. While we remain true to our long-time mission of “making friends for Israel”, we constantly pivot and adjust to the changing times.

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E-AIFL By the Numbers

One of the keen insights AIFL learned from participants during the launch of this effort is that there was a desire for both “thinking” and “doing” activities for the webinars, so we continue to produce a mix of both.

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cumulative viewers of AIFL webinars in 2021

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unique AIFL webinars since March 2020

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growth in AIFL constituents and donors since March 2020

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Celebrating 50+ Years of Impact

Beyond making friends, our mission is to increase Americans’ understanding of the contemporary Israel story – its entrepreneurship, culture, medical research, environmental protection initiatives, and so much more. This is a story unknown to most Americans, because the media usually presents Israel principally through the lens of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Broadening that lens is critical to building greater appreciation and support for Israel.

PARTNERS FOR DEMOCRACY AWARDS

50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

NOVEMBER 17, 2021

THE PLAZA HOTEL · NEW YORK CITY

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PARTNERS FOR DEMOCRACY HONOREES PAST & PRESENT

President George W. Bush
2021 Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

President Reuven Rivlin
2021 Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

NASDAQ
2021 Kenneth J. Bialkin Award Honoree

TASE
2021 Kenneth J. Bialkin Award Honoree

Vice President HUBERT HUMPHREY
2021 Herbert Tenzer Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

Congressman Herbert Tenzer
2021 Herbert Tenzer Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

Lally Graham Weymouth
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Shari Arison
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Henry Kissinger
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Morris Kahn
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Dr. Stanley Fischer
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Mortimer B. Zuckerman
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Lilach Asher-Topilsky
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

President George W. Bush
2021 Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

President Reuven Rivlin
2021 Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

NASDAQ
2021 Kenneth J. Bialkin Award Honoree

TASE
2021 Kenneth J. Bialkin Award Honoree

Vice President HUBERT HUMPHREY
2021 Herbert Tenzer Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

Congressman Herbert Tenzer
2021 Herbert Tenzer Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

Lally Graham Weymouth
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Shari Arison
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Henry Kissinger
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Morris Kahn
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Dr. Stanley Fischer
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Mortimer B. Zuckerman
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

Lilach Asher-Topilsky
Partners for Democracy Award Honoree

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Shenkar — An Historical Review: The Melting Pot Of Israeli Fashion

Fashion and identity are inextricably linked. Each of us has our unique sense of fashion, which as self-expression allows us to showcase our authenticity and individuality. Throughout history, apparel—like other self-expressive products—have inspired aesthetic professionals such as clothing designers, cosmeticians and photographers.

During this webinar we will look at Israeli fashion through the ages while straddling that line of individuality and national identity. We will look at Israel’s textile industry and the trend fusion of East meets West through the Rose Archive of the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Ramat Gan.

We will hear from fashion historian and Director and Curator of the Rose Archive, Tal Granovsky Amit, and learn about these iconic pieces which were donated and, in some instances, restored to their former beauty:

  • Who wore these items and where?
  • How do students at the college feel when they see the archive on display?
  • How does the archive inspire future design and foster discussions on sustainability in fashion?

Dec 08 @ 12:00 EST

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AIFL Newsletters

Edition #37 | 10/05/21

50 Year Gala Celebration—and Counting

Considering or making plans to be in NYC on November 17th? We invite you to join us at The Plaza Hotel with Presidents Bush and Rivlin, the heads of NASDAQ and TASE and family members….

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Edition #36 | 09/10/21

New Mile High Friends of AIFL

Naomi Reinharz, Chief Development Officer of AIFL, was in Denver recently, meeting….

All That Jazz!

We were so excited to partner with Carnegie….

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Edition #35 | 09/09/21

Partners for Democracy Awards Gala

Every year, we look forward with great anticipation to the America-Israel Friendship League’s (AIFL) annual Partners for Democracy Awards Gala. Our excitement is at a peak this year, as we are celebrating AIFL’s….

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Edition #34 | 09/03/21

Sweet and Safe New Year

In our 50th Year, AIFL is looking forward to celebrating with friends, family and allies alike.

In good times and hard times we have grown together to better understand the value friendship….

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The America-Israel Friendship League (AIFL) is supported by individuals of all political, ethnic and religious persuasions across the United States. Their common goal is recognizing, appreciating and supporting the democratic values shared by the United States and Israel.

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AIFL partners with organizations throughout Israel and the United States on a broad array of topics that reflect the robust civil societies of both countries. This legacy has continued with the eAIFL webinar series, which connects innovative individuals and groups in unique programs that help leverage new audiences.