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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...

World

‘Only Jewish Voices like The Algemeiner Can Save Us in the Future’: Ukr...

Ukrainian refugee Stanislav Gokhman speaking at The Algemeiner’s 9th annual J100 Gala on Tuesday warned the audience that what has...

Israel

Two Senior Palestinian Militants Killed in West Bank Raid; Israel Warns Aga...

Two senior Palestinian militants who were involved in attacks against Israeli forces were killed during an overnight exchange of fire...

Middle East

Niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Urges World to Cut Ties with Tehran in...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's niece, a well known rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all...

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