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The Israel Group

The Israel Group is a nonprofit with one mission: protecting Israel in the diaspora. It was established to identify, develop, and launch initiatives aimed at crippling the boycott (BDS) movement against at Israel.

Board of Advisors

Kenneth Abramowitz
Co-Founder and Managing General Partner, NGN Capital

Melvyn Bloom
Executive Vice President Emeritus, American Technion Society

Andrew Borans
Executive Director, Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)

Dr. Richard L. Cravatts
Executive President Emeritus, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME)

Micha Danzig, Esq.
Attorney (served in the IDF and as a police officer in the NYPD)

Niv Davidovich, Esq.
Attorney

Mitchell Davis, M.D.
Cardiologist (served in the IDF)

Dan Diker
Director of the Political Warfare Project at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Research Fellow, International Institute for Counter Terrorism at IDC, Herzliya

Dr. Miriam F. Elman
Associate Professor of Political Science and the Robert D. McClure Professor of Teaching Excellence at the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University.

Richard Gabai
Film Producer/Director

Sara Haetzni-Cohen
Chairwoman, My Israel, the largest online Israeli-Zionist movement promoting Zionist activism; 2016 recipient of The Moskowitz Prize for Zionism.

Dr. Charles Jacobs
Founder, Americans for Peace and Tolerance

Daniel Kaufman
Director

Gary A. Leo
Past President and CEO, ALS Society

Dr. Holli Levitsky
Director, Jewish Studies Program, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Robert Port
Academy Award-winning Producer

Dr. Asaf Romirowsky
Executive Director, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME); fellow at the Middle East Forum; and Affiliate Professor at Haifa University.

Aron L. Shapiro
Entrepreneur

Ron Solomon
Executive Vice President, American Friends of Bar-Ilan University

Robert Stearns
Founder and Executive Director, Eagles’ Wings

Rabbi Menachem Weiss
Director, The Israel Center, Milken Community Schools

Founder and Executive Director

Jack Saltzberg
For 20 years, Jack Saltzberg has worked at the highest levels of professional leadership for pro-Israel organizations. He frequently speaks at high schools and universities, and he has been widely published, including in the Los Angeles TimesThe Jewish Journal, and The Algemeiner. Saltzberg served in the IDF and  participated in both combat and hostage rescue operations.

Jack Saltzberg op-eds

Los Angeles Times

How to fight the anti-Israel BDS movement

Jewish News Service (JNS)

Palestinians play political football on BDS website

The Algemeiner

An Open Letter to Ed Asner on Israel

The insidious marketing of the BDS campaign

Don’t believe the hype–BDS is as dangerous as ever

New York Times op-ed misleads on the true nature of BDS

Jewish Voice for Peace and its disgusting response to Islamic terrorism

Take a page from Kentucky Fried Chicken and bring back Zionism

Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar!’ in a crowded movie theater

Truth Revolt

Vanderbilt Jews hiding from antisemitism

Jewish Journal

Don’t hide behind a boycott Israel ad; Jewish students want to hear you

Munich’s indelible stains

World Net Daily

Which Palestinians should I trade places with?

End of a two-state ‘dream’–Don’t blame Trump!

The Israel Group

Getting clarity from a Jew in Jerusalem who supports BDS