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Yom HaZikaron: Day of Remembrance
Israelís Day of Remembrance honors veterans and fallen military personnel of the Israel Defense Forces, other Israeli security services and victims of terror. This year will commemorate 50 years since Jerusalemís Reunification and the 6-day war. Ceremony attendees are asked to wear white shirts. ? Guest speaker: Izzy Ezagui ? Bio: Izzy Ezagui, a decorated squad commander in the Israeli Defense Forces, is the only soldier in the world who lost an arm in combat and returned to the battlefield. While he continues to serve in an elite unit in the reserves, Izzy is an active and charismatic public speaker. The Algemeiner chose him as one of 100 people positively influencing Jewish life. Izzy has helped raise millions of dollars for hospitals and charities such as the Birthright Foundation. He lives in Brooklyn. Yamim 2017 is a collaborative effort of the Israel Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.
Yom HaAtzmaut: Israeli Independence Day
Show your support during Wisconsinís largest celebration of Israel! ∑ Opening Ceremony: 4-4:30 pm ∑ Walk for Israel (two-mile solidarity walk in Downtown Milwaukee): 4:30-5:30 pm ∑ Celebration, Concert, Food & Activities: 5:30-6:30 pm NEW LOCATION! Milwaukee County War Memorial Center 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive Special Features: ? All Walk for Israel participants will receive a free T-Shirt ? FREE parking at the War Memorial parking lot, on the north side of the War Memorial, and FREE transportation available from various North Shore locations. ? Walk for Israel is under 2 miles in the Veterans Park area ? Celebration, Concert, Food & Activities for all ages Yamim 2017 is a collaborative effort of the Israel Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.
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