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Lou Balcher is former Academic Affairs Director for the Philadelphia Israeli Consulate. Currently he is National Director of the American Friends of the Kaplan Medical Center, serving more than one million Israelis, based in Rehovot, Israel. Balcher also is founder and President of Young Jewish Leadership Concepts (YJLC), connecting post-college age young adults since 1986.

ARTICLES BY: Lou Balcher


January 25, 2018 11:37 am
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The Eagles Are Going to the Super Bowl — and a Slain IDF Lone Soldier Would Be Proud

On January 23, 2018, as Vice President Mike Pence was traveling in Jerusalem, roads were clogged, security was enhanced, and a Birthright Israel tour was visiting Har...

April 20, 2016 6:11 am
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Bernie Sanders Is Harming the Palestinians, Not Helping Them

Last week, during a live national CNN debate with Hilary Clinton, Bernie Sanders castigated Israel for indiscriminately killing Palestinians, and for its “disproportionate” and excessive use of...

December 21, 2015 7:16 am
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A Young Professional Changes Her Boss’ Attitude Towards Israel

This past week, a young attorney named Deenah shared her story of how she responded to a supervisor's misgivings about Israel. While at work, Deenah began to...

July 19, 2015 1:13 pm
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Michael Oren’s Critics Refuse to Address His Arguments

Earlier this month, after publishing his book Ally - My Journey Across the American-Israel Divide, Ambassador Michael Oren spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia to a...

Culture

Portugal Opens Inquiry Into Roman Abramovich’s Citizenship

The Portuguese authority responsible for nationality matters has opened an internal inquiry into the granting of citizenship to billionaire Chelsea...

Israeli Diplomat Slams Antisemitic, ‘Aggressive’ BDS Campaign Against Sydney Festival

Israel's Deputy Ambassador to Australia Ron Gerstenfeld called organizers...

World

Israeli, American Air Forces Complete Joint Drill to Improve Cooperation, R...

The Israeli Air Force said Sunday that it completed a joint exercise with United States Air Force Central Command (AFCENT),...

Israel

Israel Approves $35M Plan to Upgrade Western Wall Infrastructure

i24 News – The Israeli government on Sunday approved a $35 million plan to improve the infrastructure of the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City. The five-year plan aims to increase...

Middle East

Syria’s Rebels Hail Ex-Officer’s Conviction, Want Justice to Go...

Syrian rebel and opposition groups said Germany's conviction of a former Syrian intelligence officer for crimes against humanity this week...

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