Posted on 5/2/2017 2:27:19 PM
 
Words and pictures can only go so far in describing what it's like to be in Israel.
 
Staff
 

Words and pictures can only go so far in describing what it's like to be in Israel. This is especially true on Yom Haatzmaut, Israel Independence Day, immediately following Yom Hazikaron, Israel Memorial Day. So, instead of just writing about it here, we are presenting several (short) videos for your viewing pleasure, on this, a glorious day to treasure.

 

A brief survey of modern Israel history

through a review of famous news headlines

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Marking 69 Years of Israel's Independence

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Israel's National Anthem "HaTikvah" ("The Hope")

- Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra

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Prime Minister Netanyahu's Greeting

on Israel's 69th Independence Day

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Israel Independence Day Airshow 2017

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Fireworks at Tel Aviv

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Israel 69th Independence day - landscapes from above

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Israeli Independence Day 5777

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As for pictures, click HERE for stunning aerial photographs of Israel today.

 

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Sderot

Meet the Minister, the Mayor and the Consul General,

and show your support for Sderot!

 

Reserve now for the

Yeshivat Hesder Sderot Anniversary Gala Dinner

 

Tuesday, May 9, 6 PM

Terrace on the Park, Flushing (Queens) NY

 

Guest speakers include:

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Ayelet Shaked,

Israel Justice Minister

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Alon Davidi,

Mayor of Sderot

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Dani Dayan,

Consul General of Israel

in New York

 

Call AFSI for SPECIAL AFSI MEMBER PRICING!

 

The city of Sderot is on the front line of Israel, only one kilometer from the Gaza Strip. For years it has born the brunt of rocket attacks originating from Gaza. Its stalwart residents bravely face each day not knowing when the Tzeva Adom (Color Red) rocket alert will sound, sending men, women and children running to shelters with seconds to spare.

 

The Sderot Hesder Yeshiva, founded in 1994 by Rabbi Dovid Fendel (originally from the US), has provided tremendous chizuk to Sderot, helping to revive the city and Israel's south, spiritually as well as economically.

 

It is one of the largest Hesder Yeshivot in all of Israel, with a student body of over 500 pupils from communities all over the country. In addition to studying, students demonstrate their commitment to the residents of Sderot through many volunteer projects.

 

NOW IS THE TIME TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR

SDEROT AND THE HESDER YESHIVA!

 

Support this truly worthwhile cause while enjoying a sumptuous buffet dinner!

 

AFSI MEMBERS RECEIVE A SPECIAL PRICE!

CALL FOR DETAILS AND THEN MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS.

CALL AFSI NOW: 212-828-2424

 

Click HERE  to make your reservations. 

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For information about Sderot and the Yeshiva, click HERE.