Yamim 2017: Yom HaZikaron

Former IDF soldier Ephraim Shapiro


Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC
6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

Co-chairs: Bobbi Rector and Monica Arnstein

Special Features:

Yom HaZikaron 2016 Ceremony

Israel’s 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 Jerusalem’s 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 Downloads:

Yamim 2017 Brochure
Yamim 2017 Flyer


For additional information on Yamim 2017 events:

Amit Yaniv-Zehavi 414.390.5705    Israel_Center_logo

Dr. Shay Pilnik 414.963.2719          

Mona Cohen 414.967.8249              JCC_Logo