The Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrations began with a symbolic flag raising over San Francisco's City hall
|photo from Israel in San Francisco|
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