Yom Hazikaron & Yom Ha’Atzmaut
Yom Hazikaron Commemoration and Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebrations
Wednesday 14 April, 19:00-21:00
Reform Judaism and Liberal Judaism are delighted to invite you to join them for an evening of commemoration and celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, featuring an incredible range of speakers and a chance to sing together.
Yom HaAtzmaut event part #1 (19:00-20:00):
The event will include a conversation with Rabbi Michael Boyden, who lost his son in Lebanon in 1993, as we transition from Yom HaZikaron. We will then hear contributions from:
– Rabbi Gilad Kariv – first reform Rabbi to serve as a Member of the Knesset
– Cocktail making with the first and only whiskey distillery in Israel – Milk & Honey (see ingredients below)
– Rabbi Esteban Gottfried from Beit Tfila Israeli who will talk about Israel and Music
– Israeli poetry with Dr Moshe Lavee
And more Israeli friends from the Israeli Reform Movement, as we celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut together.
To take part in the Whisky Sour cocktail making from home, you will need the following ingredients: Whisky, Lemon, Sugar water/ maple syrup, Fresh thyme
Yom HaAtzmaut Kumzits/song session, part #2 (20:00-21:00):
Then, from 20:00, join a special online song session with great musicians from our communities, and join the Kumzits (bonfire) on Zoom. Please email www.reformjudaism.org.uk/israel for Zoom links.
Finally, during Shabbat after Yom HaAtzmaut, Reform Jews from around the world are invited to join online sessions organised by Arzenu, ARZA US and IMPJ. Click here for further details and to register.