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YOM HA'SHOAH


Esther's Story: Never Forget
A Memories@Home event

Wednesday, April 15 POSTPONED TO TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 7:00pm

Esther, a survivor of Auschwitz, just celebrated her 89th birthday. Born in a little town name Litnenik, Poland, Esther walked in the Nazi "Death marches" for days till the Russians liberated her came on January 19th 1945. In honor of Yom HaShoah, please join us to hear Esther tell her story of survival.

Register here.



YOM HA'ATZMAUT

Beneath the Helmet
Tuesday, April 21, 7:30pm

A coming of age story that highlights five young Israeli high school graduates, who are drafted into the army to defend their country. At the age of 18, away from their houses, family, and friends these young individuals undergo a demanding journey, revealing the core of who they are and who they want to be.

Get tickets here.
Co-presented by the Israel Action Center at the JCRC of Greater Washington.


EntryPointDC Young Professionals
Israel Story Slam
Wednesday, April 22, 7:00pm

Celebrate Israel's independence with Israeli beer, Israeli snacks, and Israeli stories! Join us at the first Israel Story Slam- your opportunity to hear from members of our community on their favorite, most meaningful Israel experiences.

Got a great Israel story to tell? Email Tami to sign up to be a storyteller.

Register here.
Co-sponsored with Masa Israel Journey


Layl Shira: An Evening of Israeli Song
Thursday, April 23, 7:00pm
CANCELLED


Celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut with an evening of Israeli song! Shira betzibur (singing in public) was a favorite activity of the pioneers of Israel, who would pass out song sheets, take out a lone guitar or accordion, and sing around the campfire. We’re bringing back this fun tradition with a dynamic repertoire of familiar and new songs. Words are projected on a large screen and are easy to follow. Come and sing or just enjoy the music!

Questions? Contact us for more information on any Jewish Life program, event, or class.


Lili Kalish Gersch
Director, Literature, Music and Jewish Life
(202) 777-3254

Tami Wolf
(202) 777-3259

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