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This week is the 8th annual Diaspora Week, a time to celebrate the ties between Israel and global Jewry and among Jews and Jewish communities around the world. Join Hillel Israel in learning and celebrating at all seven of our Hillel centers. See below for the great programming coming up at each of our Hillels!
We would like to express our appreciation to the Israel Ministry of Diaspora Affairs for their partnership in making these events happen. For more information on Diaspora Week please visit their website.
Hillel Tel Aviv
Join us on Tuesday, March 21st at 8 PM at ZOA House (1 Daniel Frisch Street) in Tel Aviv for what is sure to be a hilarious evening with actor Daniel Styopin AKA Anatoly from the hit comedy series "Kupa Reishit" (Checkout)!
Come join us on Sunday, March 19th at 8:30 PM for a stand-up performance and discussion with Giyora Zinger, who will talk about his experiences growing up in Israel as the son of Olim (immigrants) from Russia, and how he balances multiple cultural identities and connections.
Hillel Israel is proud to partner with the Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies at Haifa University on its annual conference, this year on Tuesday, March 21st, on the topic of young American Jews and their relationship to Israel. Hillel staff will be among the facilitators of discussion roundtables, joined by students from Hillel at the University of Haifa/the Technion. The event will be in Hebrew with simultaneous translation available. Register here to join us for what is sure to be a great event!
Join us on Tuesday, March 21st at 7:30 PM for a Global Pub Quiz with acclaimed game show creator and host Itay Hermann. Test your knowledge about Jewish communities around the world, their histories, their cultures, and their connections to Israel!
Hillel Sapir (Sderot)
Please join us on Monday, March 20th at 7:30 PM for a screening of the acclaimed documentary "Mivtzah Hatuna" ("Operation Wedding") about Soviet Jews who attempted to flee to Israel in 1970 by hijacking a plane, and a conversation with Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov, the creator of the film, whose parents were involved in the attempted hijacking.
Hillel Ben-Gurion University (Beersheva)
Come on out and join us on Sunday, March 19th at 8 PM for what is sure to be the party of the year! We're kicking off with Jewish foods from around the world at 8:00 PM, followed by the party starting at 9:00 PM, hosted by famed DJ Ido Dwek!
Hillel Tel Hai (Kiryat Shmoneh)
Please join us for these two great events.
On Sunday, March 19th, there will be an event at the Patiphone Gallery on LGBTQ Jewish communities.
Join us on Wednesday, March 22nd at 7:30 PM for a Jewish musical tour around the world! Come hear from Hillel's own Dor Gwieta, Director of Hillel Tel Hai, and the band "Hannah and the Elephants," as we sing songs and share stories from Jewish communities from Spain to Greece, from Latin America to Yemen, India, and more!
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