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Founder• Roz Rothstein
• Jerry Rothstein
• Esther Renzer
HeadquartersLos Angeles, CA

StandWithUs is a pro-Israel advocacy organisation.

StandWithUs was founded in Los Angeles in 2001 by Roz Rothstein, her husband Jerry Rothstein and Esther Renzer.[1]

The StandWithUs website describes its role as follows:

StandWithUs is an international education organization that ensures that Israel's side of the story is told in communities, campuses, libraries, the media and churches through brochures, speakers, conferences, missions to Israel, and thousands of pages of Internet resources.[2]

The Middle East Times claimed in March 2009 that StandWithUs had been established by the Israeli Foreign Ministry.[3]

StandWithUs is a sponsor of, a pro-Israel social networking campaign launched at the IDC Herzliya during the Israeli offensive in Gaza in January 2009.[4][5]


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  1. Michael C. Duke, Nine years and growing: StandWithUs building network to stand up for Israel and democracy, Jewish Herald-Voice, 27 May 2010.
  2. About,, accessed 18 June 2009.
  3. Mel Frykberg, Israel Launches New 'Soft War', Middle East Times, 11 March 2009.
  4. Help Us Win, accessed 18 June 2009.
  5. Jessica Freiman, IDC students work to win media war, Jerusalem Post, 4 January 2009.