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April 22, 2015 - Yom HaZikaron - Lower School

April 02, 2015
By SSLI Communications

April 22, 2015 - Yom HaZikaron - Lower School

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1 Barbara Lane, Jericho NY 11753
Community is welcomed to attend,
 however,  RSVP's and Photo ID are required. click here to RSVP

Please join us for a moving Yom Ha Zikaron ceremony on Wednesday, April 22nd, at 2PM at the Lower School.  Our Fourth Grade students will lead us in readings and songs as pay tribute to the lives of the brave soldiers who gave their lives for the State of Israel and for the victims of terror who perished in attacks around the world.

We are honored to have a guest speaker, Rabbi Shalom Hammer, chaplain in the Israel Defense Force, who will address the older students and guests. after the ceremony. Parents and guests are invited to attend.

Brief Bio:
Rabbi Shalom Hammer lives in Israel now for 25 years. He served under the Rabbinate Division of the Israeli Defense Forces and currently serves as a lecturer for the IDF to help motivate troops in all divisions and infuse Jewish Identity. In addition he is currently involved in his own initiative offering lectures throughout the country on the basics of Judaism to many Secular Kibbutzim and Moshavim. He also serves as a lecturer for The Israel Government Fellows of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center and has authored three books. Rabbi Hammer is a contributing writer for the Jerusalem Post and is a renowned guest lecturer for communities throughout the Diaspora including the United States, United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.

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