April 29, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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A Special Celebration for Israel’s 72nd Birthday!
Wednesday, April 29th from 2:00 pm ET
Jewish Federations of North America will join together for an extraordinary virtual event celebrating Israel!
You can watch the event two ways, no login required:
sings a medley of “One Day” with voices from The Jewish Agency for Israel
‘s Partnership2Gether communities and Jewish leaders from more than 30 countries, sharing a message of hope and celebration
• American TV and film star Joshua Malina shares how Israeli doctors and scientists are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19
• Chefs from around the world debate whether falafel is the quintessential Israeli food, and Adeena Sussman, author of the bestselling cookbook Sababa, teaches us how to make it
• Isaac Herzog, the son of former Israeli President Chaim Herzogz”l, tells a story about Israel’s War of Independence, then pays tribute to former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurionz”l
• Exclusive footage of Israel’s official Independence Day ceremony on Mt. Herzl
• A finale where we will all sing Israel’s national anthem, “Hatikva,” led by two celebrity female vocalists — Rita from Israel and Caissie Levy from Hamilton, Canada — and a group of Israeli and Diaspora Jewish musicians
Looking for more? We’re working on plenty of Yom Haatzmaut programming — all planned by top organisations from across North America and around the world. You can see more at www.jewishtogether.org/Yom-Haatzmaut-Events