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Upcoming Events

Through December 10, 2018 – Happy Chanukah!
Chabad of the Upper East Side Celebrates Chanukah in the Park and Chanukah On Ice. Click HERE for schedule. Additional menorah lightings HERE.

Tuesday – December 11, 2018 @ 6:30 PM
Im Tirtzu Comes to Manhattan.
Learn how Im Tirtzu is leading the educational, legal and cultural battle for the future of the Jewish people. With CEO Matan Peleg and Ari Kalker, Director of English Programming.
Please email your RSVP info to to obtain the address for this event.

Wednesday – December 12, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Why We Cannot Ignore the UN: A Conversation with Justice Elyakim Rubinstein and Professor Irwin Cotler. Moderated by Dean Harry Ballan of Touro Law Center. No admission fee but please RSVP HERE.
The Jewish Center | 131 West 86th Street, NYC

Wednesday – December 12, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Award Winning Ma’ale Adumim Youth Symphony Featuring the Ramaz Upper School Choir & Chamber Choir. An incredible concert honoring Israel @ 70. Following the performance is a VIP dessert reception for guests featuring Mayor Benny Kashriel of Ma’ale Adumim and other Israeli dignitaries to be announced. Tickets range $52 – $180. Sponsorships available. Click here to RSVP and/or sponsor.
Zankel Hall @ Carnegie Hall | 881 7th Avenue, NYC (between 56th – 57th Streets)
Ma’ale Adumim has been visited by AFSI Chizuk Mission Participants.

Thursday – January 31, 2019 @ 8 PM
Abdallah and Francine Simon State of World Jewry Event: The New Jewish State Law and Israel’s Future. Panel includes Eugene Kontorovich, Peter Beinart, Anat Wilf and Rabbi Peter J.Rubinstein.
Tickets from $35. Purchase HERE.
92nd Street Y | 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC

Sunday – February 3, 2019 @ 2 PM
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Music Director since 1969, Zubin Mehta conducts the orchestra for the last time before he steps down in 2019. Itzhak Perlman performs Beethoven, Kreisler, Pártos, and John Williams with the orchestra on the first half of the program. Tchaikovsky’s majestic Symphony No. 6 concludes the performance. Tickets $25 – $154. Purchase HERE or call 212-247-7800
Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium) | 881 7th Avenue @ 57th Street, NYC


Previous AFSI Sponsored Events

October 30 – November 5, 2018
AFSI Chizuk Mission to Israel – Parshat Chaye Sarah in Hebron

Wednesday – August 8, 2018
AFSI Sponsors Annual Memorial & Tribute to the Great Zionist Leader Ze’ev Jabotinsky
Ze’ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky (October 1880 – August 1940) was a giant of a Jewish history.
A prophet, a fighter, an ideologue, a journalist; his vision remains an integral part of the State of Israel today. Guest Speakers: Aaron Klein, Israeli investigative reporter and host of The Answer, broadcast from Tel Aviv, on AM 970 Sunday night 7-9 pm EDT; Ron Edelstein, A former Betari and strong supporter of Israel. Read the post event write-up HERE.

April 17 – 25, 2018
AFSI Chizuk Mission: Yom Ha’Atzmaut  – 70th Anniversary Celebration of Israel’s Independence

March 13, 2018
AFSI Philadelphia is proud to sponsor Marc Prowisor “Beyond the Headlines…Behind the Scenes: An Insider View on the Security Situation on the Ground in Israel.” Mark is a security expert from Israel’s Shilo Region who speaks throughout the US. His primary focus is on the strategic and biblicaly significant Judea and Samaria regions that have been a hotbed of terrorist acts of violence against Jews.

February 19, 2018
AFSI protest demonstration against Mahmoud Abbas’ presence in the US, in NY, and his February 20 address to the UN Security Council.

February 14, 2018
AFSI’s Israel at 70 Lecture Series proudly sponsored Aharon Pulver, Executive Director of the Israel Independence Fund who spoke on “Thinking Out of the Box on Israel.” Followed by discussion of the burgeoning wine vineyards in Judea and Samaria and a tasting of wine samples

January 17, 2018
AFSI is a Proud Sponsor of Sovereignty Conference- RIBONUT
The Pub, Gula, Petach Tikvah, Israel. Helen Freedman, AFSI’s Co-Executive Director, in attendance. Lectures  in Hebrew with simultaneous translation in English.

January 3, 2018
AFSI sponsored a guided tour with Sami Steigmann, Holocaust survivor and noted speaker, of “Operation Finale-The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC. Light refreshments followed the tour and shmoozing with Sami to gain additional insight into the exhibit from his experiences as a survivor.
November 28, 2017
Protest demonstration at The New School for Social Research.   Protest of the lecture on “Anti-Semitism and the Struggle for Justice,” which featured a panel of those who are not friends of Israel, Linda Sarsour, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) and Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ).

November 10, 2017
In Israel – AFSI’s Co-Executive Directors Helen Freedman and Judy Freedman Kadish, Ken Abramowitz and a host of other presenters at the Oz veGaon preserve in Gush Etzion.  Conference on “Sovereignty: It is Possible – It is Vital”

November 7-14, 2017
AFSI Chizuk Mission: Chaye Sarah in Hebron

November 3-4, 2017
AFSI’s Research Analyst Jonathan Grauman guest speaker during Shabbat at Congregation Beth Shalom in Redbank, NJ. “AFSI: Supporting Israel at Home and Abroad”

November 1, 2017
Join Americans for a Safe Israel to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of he Balfour Declaration and its role in Zionism- by speaker David Isaac. Original video presentation shown.

October 18, 2017
Protest demonstration at the Center for Jewish History calling for the firing of CEO David Myers – a FOE of Israel and Jewish history.

October 19, 2017
AFSI hosted a parlor meeting with members of Im Tirtzu. Meet and greet Matan Peleg and Doug Altabef.

September 27, 2017
Protest demonstration at the Center for Jewish History calling for the firing of CEO David Myers – a FOE of Israel and Jewish history.

September 19, 2017
New York welcomed PM Netanyahu & President Trump to the UN

September 11 & 12, 2017
Say NO to Roger Waters! Protest Roger Waters’ presence at the Barclays Center-Brooklyn, NY

September 11, 2017
Robert & Debbie Weiss hosted Davidi Ben Zion, Deputy Director of the Shomron Regional Council.

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