The EHRS Culture & Heritage Group invites you to Israel’s Independence Day ~ Yom Ha’atzma’ut Celebrations
Celebrating together with Israel and Jews worldwide


Wednesday 8 May 2019

There will be a Yom Hazikaron Service, an Israeli Food eating and learning session, a screening of Israeli film, The Galilee Eskimos, and a general discussion with hot cocoa! We look forward to welcoming you on this special occasion.

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19:15 –Yom Hazikaron Tekes (Service)
Please join us for an emotional memorial service led by Rabbi Danny and Rabbi Mark to commemorate Israel’s soldiers and victims of terrorism who have fallen throughout the unique but troubled history of the Jewish state.

19:40 – So you think you know Israeli Food?
Enjoy eating and learning about Israeli Food. Whilst noshing and socialising, Rabbi Mark will lead a fun and informative presentation on “Just How Israeli is this food?”

20:15 – First UK Screening of Israeli Film: The Galilee Eskimos by Jonathan Paz
Stay and watch this Israeli comedy-drama, first shown at the Haifa Film Festival in 2006. The film looks at the lives of a dozen senior citizens abandoned and left to fend for themselves and rediscovering their pioneer spirit. English subtitles. Visit www.vimeo.com/123445713 to see a short trailer.

21:45 – Open Discussion
Let’s take a few moments to think about our relationship with the ‘all too often’ forgotten or neglected spirit of our older citizens. Hot Cocoa available.