Wed, Apr 29 | Facebook Live

2PM: A Special Celebration for Israel's 72nd Birthday!

2:00PM Join Our Worldwide Celebration of Israel's Independence Day.
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2PM: A Special Celebration for Israel's 72nd Birthday!

Time & Location

Apr 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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About the Event

A Special Celebration for Israel's 72nd Birthday!

In one week, our community will join together for an extraordinary virtual event celebrating Israel!

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On Wednesday, April 29th, from 2 to 3 PM ET:

Matisyahu 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 film star Joshua Malina shares how Israeli doctors and scientists are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19

The Brothers Platt — Ben, Henry and Jonah — sing in honor of Israel’s celebration

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 Herzog, z”l, tells a story about Israel’s War of Independence, then pays tribute to former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, z”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 Canada — and a group of Israeli and Diaspora Jewish musicians.