One Family were privileged to bring over to London for Israel Remembrance Day and Israel Independence Day six young adults, all of whom served recently in the IDF and who unfortunately have become victims of terror.
During their visit they attended various communal events both remembering the fallen and then celebrating 70 years Of Israeli Statehood. They were also invited to a number of schools & societies to tell their stories and to join in with the various ceremonies taking place. A special thank you to the following schools, societies and organisations for their hospitality:
UJS event at JW3
Redbridge Community Centre
Haberdashers Askes Boys School
Michael Sobell Sinai School
Matilda Marks Kennedy School
Independent Jewish Day School
Hasmonean Boys School
Hasmonean Girls School
The London Adani Community
Yom Hazikaron Ceremony at Finchley United Synagogue
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We received the following messages from some of the schools:
School A – I just wanted to drop you an email to thank you so much for arranging soldiers m to come into school yesterday. I heard that the children really enjoyed listening to them.
School B – Just wanted to say a huge thank you to the soldiers for a wonderful event where they spoke superbly. Please pass them my thanks.
School C – Thank you so much for being our guest in Yom Hazikaron Assembly today. The soldiers were inspirational and their speeches left a high emotional impact on every member of the audience . Your participation in the assembly ensured it’s success and we are ever so grateful to you. Please pass on our gratitude and warmest wishes to both.
The week ended with a huge Israel 70 party where our guests ate, drank and danced the night away. The perfect ending to a very busy week.
Message from Ambassador Mark Regev – Moving ceremony at
@JW3London to mark #YomHazikaron, #Israel’s remembrance day for fallen soldiers & victims of terrorism. Many thanks @JewishAgencyUK for organising. After their work was done they visited the sights of London as well as having a few leisure activities in London. We want to thank this special group for sharing their experiences with so many people here in the UK.
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