Israel Solidarity Service
Israel On The Quad
Yom Hazikaron Memorial
Yom Hazikaron Dine and Discuss
Yom Hazikaron Dine and Discuss
April 25 @ Hillel 12pm
Marci Fiedler from the World Zionist Organization will be leading a discussion about Yom Hazikaron, Israel's Memorial Day for fallen soldiers. Join us for a great discussion and a delicious free lunch.
Israel Week In C-U
April 20th to April 27th, 2012
Yom Ha'Atzmaut Celebration
Wednesday, April 25, 5:30-7:30 pm
Sinai Temple, 3104 W. Windsor Rd., Champaign
Come celebrate Israel's Independence Day with all your friends in the CU community!
The festivities will begin promptly at 5:30 with a catered, Kosher buffet of all your Israeli favorites: falafel, hummus, Israeli salad, and more...
After dinner, enjoy a talk by special guest Marci Fiedler, Engagement Associate in the Israel Initiatives department of JUF/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. Marci was part of a research project called Climate Change, Hydro-conflicts and Human Security (CLICO), which examines the eastern Mediterranean and Northern Sahel region with respect to ties between water resources and conflict. Her work focused on Israel's efforts to deal with a tight water budget in a geo-politically challenged region.
And finally, we'll round out the evening with dancing, singing, flag-waving, and maybe even an Israeli ROCK BAND!!! This event is truly not to be missed!
Sponsored by Sinai Temple, Hillel Foundation at UIUC, & CUJF
Sahar Azimi Dance Show
April 26th @ Krannert 8pm
Illinois Dance and Illini Hillel present a special dance performance for Israel's Independence Day. This dance will be performed by students, choreographed by world renowned Israeli choreographer Sahar Azimi. The piece will last approximately 20 minutes, followed by a Q&A session with Sahar. More info at Dance At Illinois
This event and Sahar Azimi’s Residency is sponsored by Dance at Illinois, Illini Hillel, Champaign-Urbana Jewish Federation, The Dr. Samuel & Sadie Small Fund for Jewish Arts & Culture of the Champaign-Urbana Jewish Endowment Foundation, The Program in Jewish Culture and Society, The Gordon Brookstone Cultural Arts Fund, The Israel Education Center, The Jewish Agency for Israel, and The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.
Get ready to sing the Israeli National Anthem
Learn the words to HaTikva for the Yom HaAtzmaut celebration. Watch the video for the English translation and Hebrew transliteration.
Jewish Heart For Africa
Yom Ha'Atzmaut Party
April 25th @ Fire Station 9pm-2am
The pro-Israel students at the university of Illinois are joining hands to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day at the Jewish Jewish Heart for Africa (JHA) Fundraiser! Entrance fee is $5 and all the proceeds go directly to JHA that brings Israeli technologies to build medical clinics, schools, and supply energy for irrigation systems in Africa. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to help those in need! Questions? Contact Tahli Hanuka at firstname.lastname@example.org
April 27th @ Hillel
Join us for Shabbat Dinner with an Israeli Theme in the Cohen Center. We will have Israeli Food and an after dinner oneg with Jason Horowitz from the David Project who will talk about Israel Advocacy and Israel Education on campuses