On Israel’s 73rd birthday, we pause to remember the challenges that led to the birth of the Modern State as well as the miraculous triumphs that enabled this little country to succeed against all odds.
The Master Storyteller: In Conversation with Etgar Keret
Sun / Apr 11 / 10:00 am
Zoom. Register for link.
Acclaimed Israeli author Etgar Keret brilliantly expresses the joys, challenges and paradoxes of modern Israeli society through his novels, short stories and graphic novels. In this intimate discussion and reading of some of his work, Keret will discuss his most recent writing projects, cross-med
From Memorial to Celebration: Honoring Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzma’ut
Wed / Apr 14 / 7:30 pm
Livestream through Central Synagogue
As we transition from Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Remembrance Day, to Yom HaAtzma’ut, Israel’s Independence Day, come together with the UES community to mark this moment of memorial and celebration.
Highlights: Youth and Family
Youth: Israel Week Trivia
Sun / Apr 11 / 2:00 pm / Gr 3–5
Zoom. Register for Link.
This round is for all the shekels! We’re playing Israel-themed trivia, so get ready to play from Haifa to the Negev.
Shirei Eretz Yisrael: Community Song Session in Celebration of Yom Haatzma’ut
Dress in blue and white, grab your Israeli flags, and join the PAS Music Center as Josh Rosenberg leads us in some of our favorite Israeli songs to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day.
Young Family Virtual Israel Day Trip
Sun / April 25 / 10:00 am
Rabbi Witkovsky, Jamie Diamond, Josh Rosenberg
Get away from home without leaving your couch! In this exclusive virtual tour of the Dead Sea, we’ll explore the salty terrain and enjoy community-building exercises. This interactive experience is great for families with children ages 4–10.
During Congregational School, all K-7 graders will spend time learning about Israel during the weeks of April 5 and 12. Please visit your child’s grade webpage or check out the weekly CS newsletter for more details.