Worldwide Celebration of Israel’s Independence Day

April 29, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Join our worldwide celebration of Israel’s Independence Day!

We invite you to be a part of an extraordinary, worldwide celebration of Israel’s 72nd birthday. Join celebrity guests and people from across the world on this star-studded, one hour Facebook Live event. Make sure you join the event by selecting “Going” above to receive automatic updates and reminders from Facebook.

From 2 to 3 PM ET tune in to catch:

Matisyahu singing a medley of “One Day” with voices from The Jewish Agency for Israel‘s Partnership2Gether communities from around the world and Jewish leaders from more than 30 countries sharing a message of hope and celebration;

• American film star Joshua Malina share about how Israeli doctors and scientists are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19;

• The Brothers Platt — Ben, Henry and Jonah Platt — sing in honor of Israel’s celebration;

Chefs from around the world debate whether falafel is the quintessential Israeli food and then watch Adeena Sussman, author of the bestselling cookbook Sababa, teach how to make it;

יצחק (בוז’י) הרצוג – Isaac Herzog
the son of former Israeli President Chaim Hertzog, z”l, tells a story about Israel’s War of Independence and then pay tribute to former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, z”l;

• Exclusive footage of Israel’s official Independence Day Ceremony on Mt. Hertzl;

• A finale where we will virtually join together to sing Israel’s national anthem, Hatikva, with two celebrity female vocalists — Rita from Israel and Caissie Levy from Canada — and a group of Israeli and Diaspora Jewish musicians from around the world.