As we approach some of the most significant and powerful days of the Israeli calendar, we want to make sure we experience them as a community. We invite you to join your Rochester community for a week-long series of events to commemorate Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) and celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day). Please be sure to mark your calendars for the dates and times of all our Israel at 73 events. We look forward to connecting with all of you!
HONOR AND REMEMBER – A YOM HAZIKARON COMMEMORATIVE DISPLAY BY THE ROCHESTER SHINSHINIM
Oren and Itamar invite you to visit the JCC from Sunday April 11th through Wednesday April 14th, during normal operating hours, to view a commemorative wall display which pays tribute to fallen soldiers from our partnership city of Modi’in.
April 13th at 1:00 p.m.
VIRTUAL YOM HAZIKARON CEREMONY BY MASA ISRAEL JOURNEY
Join Masa fellows, alumni, partners and communities around the world for a live-streamed global ceremony in honor of Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror.
MASA’s English speaking ceremony will be live-streamed on the MASA Israel JourneyFacebook page.
VIRTUAL YOM HAZIKRON CEREMONY BY THE ISRAELI AMERICAN COUNCIL (IAC)
Join a coast-to-coast Yom HaZikaron Commemoration Ceremony for fallen Israeli soldiers and victims of terror. This virtual memorial ceremony (in English and Hebrew) is a unique collaboration between multiple Jewish and Israeli organizations in the U.S. and will be live-broadcast via Zoom. This event requires pre-registration.
CELEBRATE ISRAEL AT 73 COMMUNITY CARnival AND SCAVENGER HUNT WITH THE SHINSHINIM
Celebrate Israel’s birthday through an adventure around town where you will discover many tasty treats! Decipher riddles and brain teasers created for you by the ShinShinim! Pick up your Scavenger Hunt Kit at the Community CARnival where you will receive your first challenge.
Brighton Food Cupboard suggested items to donate: Kosher snacks, Salad dressing, one-pound bags of rice, canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned tomatoes, scent-free personal care products. To learn more about the Brighton Food Cupboard CLICK HERE.
Virtual Musical Performance for the Rochester Community with Rami Feinstein
RAMI FEINSTEIN is an Israeli singer-songwriter who has developed a diverse and devoted following over the last ten years, performing with his band throughout Israel and the U.S.
Rami’s music and lyrics reflect a unique Israeli character, blending a “folk-rock-funky” quality. Through his touching and humorous lyrics, and upbeat music, Rami shares his stories and insightful take on life, connecting with audience members of all ages.
Get into the spirit by wearing blue & white. Join Rami and the entire Rochester community for this interactive Celebrate Israel performance.
Pick up an Israeli flag at the JCC front desk during normal operating hours between Sunday 4/11 and Thursday 4/15.
Join Rami and the entire Rochester community for this interactive Celebrate Israel performance.
Continue the celebration with JFNA’s Virtual Yom Ha’atzmaut event. This year’s celebration will include a special farewell to Israeli President Reuben Rivlin, and will also feature Israeli Olympic-gold-medal-hopefuls who are on their way to Tokyo this summer.
Virtual Tour of Modi’in Presented by Partnership2Gether and the ShinShinim
Join Israeli Tour Guide and Educator Uri Feinberg and our ShinShinim on a journey through the city of Modi’in: From the Maccabees to Today. This event is free and open to the Rochester and Modi’in communities.