We invite you to our community celebration of
Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day)!
Sunday, May 15, 3 – 5:30 p.m.
Congregation Beth Sholom
301 14th Avenue
On May 14, 1948, the Jewish leadership, headed by future Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, announced the establishment of the State of Israel as the homeland of the Jewish people. Join us to celebrate the 68th anniversary of this momentous event!
There will be fun, food, and activities for the whole family:
MUSIC – Israeli musician Lior Ben-Hur and his band, Sol Tevel, will perform in Koret Hall — come ready to dance!
FILM – Screening of Dancing in Jaffa in the SF Schoolhouse (on CBS campus)
FAMILY FUN – A variety of activities for families and kids on Eva Gunther Plaza
FOOD – Israeli goodies & drinks
REFLECTION – Schmoozing and reflecting on Israel’s accomplishments and challenges in the last 68 years
All attendees must RSVP via Universe.
(When RSVPing for children, please add their age in the surname field — for example, “Marx, 6.”)
This program is brought to you by Congregation Beth Sholom’s Achshav Yisrael, with the generous support of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties.
ABOUT ACHSHAV YISRAEL: Achshav Yisrael’s mission is to provide quality programming about Israel to Congregation Beth Sholom and the broader community. Achshav Yisrael programs are open to all age groups and will occur on a regular basis. We intend to create a safe space at CBS for community exploration of Israel.
Achshav Yisrael Steering Committee Members: Eileen Auerbach, Becky Buckwald, Sandra Cohen, Betsy Eckstein, Eva-Lynne Leibman, Ephraim Margolin, Lucia Sommers
Image credit: Lior Ben-Hur with Sol Tevel, by Marc Hors for Beats Photo.com