Wherever you are in the world, let’s come together to honor and remember.
Join The Jewish Agency’s Masa Israel Journey for this meaningful memorial that will be the largest virtual Yom HaZikaron ceremony in the world, live streamed on our Facebook page.
Click to join the live stream now: Facebook event page
Tune in for online programming, hosted by our Shlichim (Israeli emissaries) on Zoom to pay tribute to those who gave their lives.
The stories behind Iftach “Ifty” Kerzner songs that touched a nation with Shy Ashkenazi (Senior Community Shaliach (Israeli emissary), Northern Virginia) and Liat Gal (Senior Community Shlichah (Israeli emissary), Tulsa, Oklahoma).
12 p.m. EDT (pre-registration required): https://bit.ly/3bc5zEX
A conversation with Gad Goldwasser, the brother of First Sergeant Ehud “Udi” Goldwasser, z’l, an Israeli soldier who was abducted in Israel by Hezbollah along with Eldad Regev on July 12, 2006, sparking the 2006 Lebanon War. Talk facilitated by Itai Divinsky (Senior Community Shaliach, Denver, JEWISHcolorado).
12 p.m. EDT (pre-registration required): https://bit.ly/34BV3nQ
The IDF Spokesperson Unit delivers information from the field to the public through media outlets. Hear about the work from former Spokesperson Unit officer Gili Dvash (Senior Community Shlichah, Long Island, NY).
12:45 p.m. EDT: https://bit.ly/2XA8Da3
Join us as we share the stories of Command Sergeant Major Kasahun (Dani) Binissian, z’l, and Takla Eironet, z’l, and explore the story of the Ethiopian community in Israel with Bat-El Trabelsi (Senior Community Shlichah for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia).
Watch short animation videos telling the story of Israeli fallen soldiers with Merav Livneh(Senior Community Shlichah, Columbus, OH) and Harel Fenigstein (Senior Community Shaliach, Upper West Side, NY). Conversation to follow.
A conversation with expert clinical psychologist Aharon Geffen and Israeli commando fighter Yonatan Nir, who was wounded during the Second Lebanon War and rehabilitated with the help of phototherapy. Facilitated by Tomer Gekler (Senior Community Shaliach, Brooklyn, New York).
1:30 p.m. EDT: https://zoom.us/j/97196563401
Discuss women serving in the IDF and their place in our collective memory with IDF Captains Nina Yahalomi Klevitsky (Senior Community Shlichah, Metro Detroit, MI) and Tamar Columbus (Senior Community Shlichah, Miami, FL).
Discuss the watershed moments in Israel that shaped the way Israel and Israelis commemorate the fallen with Itai Divinsky (Senior Community Shaliach, Denver, JEWISHcolorado) and Adi Varon (Senior Community Shlichah, Federation CJA).
Many songs were written about and by fallen soldiers. Join us as we sing along to their songs in their memory with Shy Ashkenazi (Senior Community Shaliach, Northern Virginia).
5:45 p.m. EDT (pre-registration required): https://bit.ly/3bfK2vi
Reflect on the sharp transition from Yom HaZikaron to Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day with Uria Roth (Senior Community Shaliach, Milwaukee, WI).
8:45 p.m. EDT: https://zoom.us/j/95684497554