2 2018

Yom Ha’atzmaut Commemoration


Jewish Community Center 60 River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Contact Barbara Sugarman
570-824-4646 x246

Yom Ha’atzmaut Commemoration

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

6:30 PM at the Jewish Community Alliance   60 S. River Street Wilkes-Barre

Special Guest Speaker Alon Ben Gurion

Grandson of Israel’s Founding Father and First Prime Minister, David Ben Gurion


Israel Celebrating 70 Years and  “Reflections on My Grandfather


David Ben-Gurion was the first prime minister of the State of Israel and a leader of Zionism. But to Alon Ben-Gurion, he was just “Saba.”

“He was, for me, a grandfather,” Alon says. “To other people, he was the prime minister and the leader of Israel. I always knew his greatness, but as time passes, you see what a giant he was.”

Reception with delicious Israeli food following speaker.

Co-sponsored by Jewish Community Alliance, Temple Israel, Temple B’nai B’rith, Congregation Ohav Zedek, Congregation Bais Tzvi Josef, and Bais Menachem YDPAlon Ben-Gurion Shares His Grandfather’s Legacy