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Centuries of history are piled on its stones—but as a nation, it’s just getting started. With a population and size comparable to that of New Jersey, Israel is nevertheless a world leader in business, arts and innovation. NJPAC salutes Israel on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of its founding with a series that celebrates what the county has accomplished, applauds its artists, and considers what comes next for this still-young country.

 

We’ll do it through conversations about history and current events, and the many ties between Israel and New Jersey. And we’ll explore the cultural diversity of Israel—the home of immigrants from more than 100 countries—through film, music, and more. Stay tuned as more programs are announced in the Israel at 70 series.

Panel Discussions

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U.S. Policy and the Challenges in the Middle East
Thu, May 24 @ 7PM

 


Concerts

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Bethany Jazz Series - Roni Ben Hur
Sat, May 5 @ 7PM

 


Film

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Israeli Society Through the Lens of Cinema at JCC Palisades
Sun, May 6 @ 7:30PM

 

Israel at 70 programming is made possible through the generous support of these NJPAC funders: Alice Gerson Goldfarb, Atlantic Tomorrow’s Office, Thelma and Richard Florin, David and Renee Golush, Paula Gottesman, Martin Gross, Warren and Andrea Grover,  Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, Eli Kleinman Fund for Jewish Education, Lee and Murray Kushner and family, The Marion and Norman Tanzman Charitable Foundation, Wilf Family Foundation.

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