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The forty-eight hours encompassing Yom Ha'zikaron and Yom Ha'aztmaut represent an intense and meaningful moment in Israel's culture. Through resources and ideas that explore remembrance, celebration, and the transition between the two, iCenter seeks to create deeper understanding of Israel and the Jewish people.
Updated: Apr. 19, 2015
Rabbi Donniel Hartman writes about Yom Ha’atzmaut which at its core is a day in which we must learn the art of celebration and giving thanks. A day in which we put aside our self-criticism and aspirations, and connect to the gift that we have, and declare, dayenu. He shares at Israel's 64th birthday for what he is thankful.
Updated: May. 16, 2012
Joshua Teplitsky writes in MyJewishLearning about the International Israel Bible Youth Quiz held in Jerusalem every Israel Independence Day. 'Israel also marks the anniversary of its establishment with an unusual ritual: the International Bible Quiz (Hidon ha-Tanach). Often presided over by the President or Prime Minister of the State of Israel, the competition, held in Jerusalem, gathers high school students from across the Jewish world to showcase their scriptural prowess on national television. The event has a 40-year history and a pedigree that is older than the state itself, deeply intertwined with the ideological underpinnings of Zionism.'
Updated: May. 12, 2011
Makom in collaboration with Jewish Education Project and The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, Inc. (JCRC-NY), have created a program for making the New York City Salute to Israel Parade a more meaningful experience for participants. In addition to offering educational workshops and film evenings, they have created a website containing written materials, downloadable sheets, programming ideas, songs and video clips dealing with various aspects of Israel.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2011