29 2020

Global Celebration of Israel's Independence Day

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

A Special Celebration for Israel's 72nd Birthday!

Event Schedule (11:00 am-12:00 pm)

  • Matisyahu sings a medley of “One Day” with voices from The Jewish Agency for Israel's Partnership2Gether שותפות ביחד communities
  • Jewish leaders from more than 30 countries, share a message of hope and celebration Support Israel - Keren Hayesod UIA
  • American TV and film star Joshua Malina shares how Israeli doctors and scientists are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • The Brothers Platt — Ben, Henry and Jonah Platt — sing Ahavat Olam by composers Gabe Mann and Piper Rutman
  • 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
  • יצחק (בוז'י) הרצוג - 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 courtesy of Jewish National Fund - USA
  • 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

For more information, visit https://www.jewishtogether.org/yom-haatzmaut-program