Join the fun to celebrate Israel’s Independence May 2-4

HaTikvah: The Hope and its Discontents

Sunday, May 1st at 10:30 AM

Professor Edwin Seroussi

In this presentation, we will embark on a journey in time from the source, to the creation, to the contested reception of the modern Hebrew song HaTikvah. Once the anthem of the Zionist movement and, now the national anthem of the State of Israel, our journey will reveal the early Zionist movement’s creative drive and haphazard experimental character history, and the difficulties inherent in choosing a symbol for a modern nation-state.

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Live from Israel:  A Celebration of Jewish-Moroccan Music and Culture

Join world-renowned musicians Yohai Cohen and Itamar Borochov live from Israel for a celebration of Moroccan-Israeli culture this Yom HaAtzma’ut!

Monday, May 2 4 pm

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May 3 or now

We co-sponsor this event – Watch this free film at Your Convenience. It is online now.

Whose Land? History and Current  Situation.

A documentary presented by Colonel Richard Kemp

We co-sponsor this event

Special 2022 Israel Independence Day Program: Celebrating Israel’s 74th anniversary, 102 Years since the San Remo Declaration, and 100 Years since the League of Nations Mandate for Palestine

May 3 11 am PST

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May 3 4:00 pm

So you Want to be a Zionist?

Blake Flayton, Kylie Unell, and Rabbi Zuckerman

Being a proud Zionist seems more daunting than ever. Supporters of Israel must often reckon with the possible repercussions of expressing this part of their identity, especially on college campuses and in young-adult circles. In honor of Yom HaAtzma’ut, our panel will discuss navigating these complexities and share insights on how the next generation is paving the way to be loudly and proudly Zionist.

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