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.

Contemplating 9/11 from Israel's Reality of/Battle with Terror
The Destiny of Aliyah
Yom Yerushalayim: The Reunification of A People And A Past
Elana’s Matzoh Meat Burekas
Homemade Hazeret
Yebreh Stuffed Grape Leaves
What do we mean when we say 'We are All Israel'?
From Kristallnacht to Today: Witnessing Jew Hatred rear its ugly head and what we can do about it
Memory Leading Memory: Lessons I learned from Elie Wiesel
Teaching Our Children the Pain of Memory
Got Israel at Your Seder?
Song of Defiance | Parashat Beshalach
Focsani Congress of 1882: Advancing Jewish Settlement in Our Ancestral Home
Unfinished Journey: The Path to Jewish Independence
Memory of Sighet: The Legacy of Elie Wiesel
Wanderings: Diary of an Ambassador’s Journey
Words as Art: The Creative Legacy of the Scribes
Holocaust memory continues, but knowledge is fading
Antisemitism: The Oldest Hatred Gone Viral
Kristallnacht:The Glass is Still Breaking
Versions Of Silence: Yom Kippur In Israel
Appreciating the Land, One Day at a Time
Remembering Munich: Fathers, Sons, Brothers, Athletes, Israelis, Jews.
Book Review of Theodore Herzl and the foundation of the Jewish State by Shlomo Avineri
Arab-Israeli Rights: A Balfour Declaration Dilemma
Names, Memories And Legacies: The Meaning Of Exodus
The Exodus 1947: A global cry for Jewish justice
Milk And Honey: A Celebration of Israel on Shavuot
Reviving the Jerusalem Cornerstone Tradition
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
Finding Israel, Finding Roots on Rosh HaShanah
Women of Israel: Barbara Goldstein
8 Proud Comedians Showing their IsraelLove
Feeling Good About Israel
Israel, too, Deserves Our Forgiveness
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
How Are You a Part of Saving Israel?
Get Started Reading Israel
Rosh Chodesh Shevat: Renewing our Inspiration
#JeSuisParis or #AmYisraelChai?
United by Terror
Purim: The Danger of Not Knowing The Difference
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!