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Klerksdorp pays homage to Israel at 70

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The Jewish community in Klerksdorp, North West, held a special evening of remembrance and celebration last week, in observance of Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut.
by Martine Bass | Apr 26, 2018

On Yom Hazikaron, the Israeli flag was lowered and raised by Jack Franks, the oldest member of the congregation, while Tamir Samovich recited the Hazkara.

Starting off the Yom Ha’atzmaut event was emcee Marlene Waks. Sarah Samovich then presented an overview of important dates and mentioned the remarkable achievements of Israelis over the past 70 years.

A list of 70 fun items was read out by various members of the community as Marlene lit the 70 candles on the birthday cake. Sarah sang Yerushalayim Shel Zahav and the community joined in. Hatikvah was sung to the accompaniment of a pianist and violinist, who then provided background music while a delicious Israeli supper was served.

Kol Hakavod to the Klerksdorp leadership branch of the Women’s International Zionist Organisation for organising this outstanding evening.

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