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Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center
6255 N Santa Monica Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217
Co-Chairs: Joan Kazan & Bobbi Rector
Israel’s Day of Remembrance honors veterans and fallen military personnel of the Israel Defense Forces, other Israeli security services and victims of terror. This year commemorates the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel. Ceremony attendees are asked to wear white shirts.
Guest speakers: 3 Generations of soldiers from the Ben-Yitzchak family
■ Elisha Ben-Yitzchak joined the Israel Defense Forces in 1962 as a paratrooper. He was injured by a hand grenade and after his recovery was assigned to the Northern Command’s intelligence unit.
■ Ophir Ben-Yitzchak joined the IDF in 1984 and served in the Israeli Navy. He was a radio technician on a missile boat during the first Lebanon war.
■ Idan Ben-Yitzchak joined the IDF in 2013 as a combatintelligence soldier on the northern border of Israel.
Visit MilwaukeeJewish.org/Yamim for complete details about Yamim 2018.
Yamim 2018 is a collaborative effort of the Israel Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.
For additional information on Yamim 2018 events, contact:
■Keren Weisshaus, Community Shlicha, Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Israel Center, 414.390.5705, [email protected]
■Dr. Shay Pilnik, Executive Director, Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, 414.963.2719, [email protected]
■Mona Cohen, Director of Adult Programs & Community Services, Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC, 414.967.8249,