Israel Forever Bloggers


Dr. Elana Yael Heideman, Executive Director of The Israel Forever Foundation, is a dynamic and passionate educator who works creatively and collaboratively in developing content and programming to deepen and activate the personal connection to Israel for Diaspora Jews. Elana’s extensive experience in public speaking, educational consulting and analytic research and writing has served to advance her vision of Israel-inspired Jewish identity that incorporates the relevance of the Holocaust, Antisemitism and Zionism to contemporary issues faced throughout the Jewish world in a continuous effort to facilitate dialogue and build bridges between the past, present and future.

Names, Memories And Legacies: The Meaning Of Exodus
Milk And Honey: A Celebration of Israel on Shavuot
Reviving the Jerusalem Cornerstone Tradition
Yom Yerushalayim: The Reunification of A People And A Past
An Extraordinary Zionist Conference. New York, 1942.
Lighting The Spark Of Unity
When The Light Did Not Go Out
Countering the Ripple Effect of Hate
Kristallnacht:The Glass is Still Breaking
Finding Israel, Finding Roots on Rosh HaShanah
Contemplating 9/11 from Israel's Reality of/Battle with Terror
Remembering Munich: Fathers, Sons, Brothers, Athletes, Israelis, Jews.
Women of Israel: Barbara Goldstein
What do we mean when we say 'We are All Israel'?
8 Proud Comedians Showing their IsraelLove
Feeling Good About Israel
Cooking Israel Recipes for the Chagim
The Summer of '71 Revisited
Tragedy's Legacy: Striving for Jewish Unity
Have You Heard of Herzl Day?
What a Romance Novel Can Teach Us About Israel
Freedom and Reality: Israel's Destiny
Yada Yada Yada: Ad Lo Yada?
How Are You a Part of Saving Israel?
Teaching Our Children the Pain of Memory
Get Started Reading Israel
Rosh Chodesh Shevat: Renewing our Inspiration
#JeSuisParis or #AmYisraelChai?
United by Terror
Fires Of Jewish Pride
Got Israel at Your Seder?
Purim: The Danger of Not Knowing The Difference
Versions Of Silence: Yom Kippur In Israel
What Is Your Israel Connect?
Inspiration, Innovation And Action
Social Media Mingle: Voices For Israel Engagement
Memory Of Our Fallen: A Nation Unites
Tu B’Shevat: Finding the Israel Connection
Israel After The Storm: Sunshine, Wildflowers, and History
Send a Chanukah Message to Lone Soldiers in Israel!