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Upcoming Trips

2017-18

North America, Winter 2017

If you are already planning your activities for after the summer, you should know that David Olesker plans to be in the US and Canada from November 12 through 22, 2017. Bookings for this trip are already open, please be in touch if you are interested in bringing Mr. Olesker to you community, campus or organization.

UK, 2017

We are also working on a tour of grassroots pro-Israel groups in Britain. Dates are not yet set and will depend upon the response to a crowdfunding campaign we are going to be launching soon. I’ll post details here when the campaign goes live.

Resources

Resources

Successful advocacy for Israel requires three things:

  • Information
  • Skills
  • A forum to advocate in.
Information Sources on Israel and the Middle East

Here are some links to websites that will keep you up to date on the information you need.

Organizations Working with Students on Israel Advocacy

Clients-Australasia

AUSTRALASIA

  • NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (Australia)
  • UIA Australia
  • Jewish Community Council of Western Australia (Perth)
  • State Zionist Council of Victoria (Melbourne)
  • Zionist Federation of Australia
  • Zionist Federation of New Zealand

Clients-Europe

EUROPE

  • Board of Deputies of British Jews
  • Zionist Federation (UK)
  • Zionist Central Council of Greater Manchester (UK)
  • UJS (Union of Jewish Students of the UK and Republic of Ireland)
  • Israel Information Centre (UK)
  • Jewish communities of Copenhagen (Denmark) Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo (Sweden), Helsinki (Finland).

Clients-America

NORTH AMERICA

  • ADL (Anti-Defamation League of B’nai Brith)
  • CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Mid-East Reporting in America)
  • Hasbara Fellowships
  • JCRCs (Jewish Community Relations Councils)
  • Jewish Federations
  • JNF (the Jewish National Fund)
  • Stand With Us
  • State of Israel Bonds
  • USD-Hagshama (University Services Department of World Zionist Organization)
  • Students on more than 500 campuses

Clients-Israel

ISRAEL

  • International Institute of the Histadrut
  • The IDF Spokesman’s Office
  • The Foreign Ministry
  • Ministry of Defense
  • Ministry of Police
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Schools, Universities, and Yeshivot
  • UJC and KHY missions
  • WZO Course for schlichim
  • WZO Information Department
  • WZO Hagshama Department
  • WZO Education Department
  • Hundreds of youth and adult groups visiting Israel
  • UJC and Keren HaYesod Missions visiting Israel

About David Olesker

ABOUT DAVID OLESKER

David is the founder and director of JCCAT: Jerusalem Center for Communication and Advocacy Training. A former student leader in the UK, David has become one of the world’s top advocacy trainers. He works with students, community activists and the staff of professional Israel advocacy organizations around the world. His clients have included major organizations such as the ADL, as well as grassroots groups. Based in Jerusalem, David Olesker travels often to North America and other countries.