Rutgers Israel Letter

April 2014

שלום חברים!

Hello friends!

Welcome to the Rutgers Israel Newsletter! Here you will find the the latest and greatest of Israel's achievements in the realms of technology, medicine, culture, and more! Don't forget to check the bottom of the page to learn more about our Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration and Yom HaZikaron Ceremony! Thanks for reading and enjoy our last issue of the semester!

From the Editors,

Aaron London, Talia Friedman, and Jordan Davis

Golani Infantry Brigade Celebrates Israel Independence Day!

Learn about the Golani Infantry Brigade's role in Israeli history and how Golani continues to contribute in meaningful ways to Israel's security.

"Peace for Israel means security, and we must stand with all our might to protect its right to exist, its territorial integrity" Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Save A Child's Heart

Save A Child’s Heart is an Israeli-based humanitarian project dedicated to helping children with heart problems. Save A Child’s Heart treats every child for free, regardless of gender, religion, background, nationality or financial situation. They have treated over 3.300 children from over 48 different countries spanning six continents. From flying the child and a parent to Israel, to top quality healthcare and treatment programs-Save A Childs Heart cares for every child in need. Have a heart and please share to help those who are in need.

It cost $10,000 to save a child. To donate and help, please see

Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration!

Friday, May 2nd, 12-4pm

Bishop Beach, College Ave

Come to Bishop Beach on College Ave on Friday, May 2nd from 12-4 pm and get a head start on celebrating Israel's 66 years of independence!

bbq * Middle Eastern food * mini Machane Yehuda (that's RIGHT) * music by DJ BROSTRADAMUS!!!!! * art * crafts * smoothies * henna * extreme fun * more more more * all FREE!!!!!!

Relax in a bedouin tent, hang in a cafe in Tel Aviv, stroll the streets of Jerusalem--- at the SAME TIME!

Celebrate FREEDOM. Celebrate DEMOCRACY. Celebrate INDEPENDENCE. Celebrate INNOVATION. Celebrate TRADITION. Celebrate DIVERSITY. Celebrate ISRAEL.

This is going to be THE event of the semester!

Be excited.

Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

Monday, May 5th, 5-6:45pm

8 Bishop Pl

New Brunswick, NJ

5:00- Doors open and Exhibition

5:30- Siren

-Rabbi Weiss with his person story in the IDF

-Songs and memory

6:45- "Hatikva" and end of ceremony

The Idan Raichel Project

Monday, May 5th, 7:30pm

Montclair State University, Memorial Auditorium, Montclair, NJ

Celebrate Israel with a Yom Ha'atzmaut concert!