Thursday, May 12, 2016

San Francisco Bay Area Stands with Israel

The San Francisco Bay area knows how to party. And the San Francisco Bay area stands with Israel.

The Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrations began with a symbolic flag raising over San Francisco's City hall

photo from Israel in San Francisco
It continued into the night with a standing room only celebration at San Francisco's venerable Congregation Emanu-El.

The event, attended by 1,600 of our closest friends featured spoken word (68 years in 68 words), a reading of the megillat Yom Ha'Atzmaut and an acoustic set by Mattisayhu.

Blue and White was the order of the day, from the Reform Congregation Emanu'el in San Francisco 

To the Orthodox Congregation Beth Israel in Berkeley

Tonight, the festivities continue in Palo Alto with an Israel street party.

Israel at 68.  May she go from strength to strength


Anonymous said...

Not a single protester. The paid protesters from "Jewish" Voice for Peace were pre-occupied- they are all in Portland trying to convince Methodists to divest from Israel

Shlomo Ben Hungstien said...

too bad there wasn't a street view photo of the flag at city hall.

Geoff Kl said...

did you see the response letter from leslie wong in the j?

the man has to go