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Headlines April 2021
Ten Days of Gratitude
Nine years ago, alumni of Beit Prat launched the Ten Days of Gratitude campaign, a new Israeli and Jewish practice to nurture gratitude during the days linking Yom Hashoa and Yom Haatzmaut. Join us for this year's campaign! For more information and to participate, click here.
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Micah Goodman Publishes New Book in English
Micah Goodman's latest book, The Wondering Jew, has just been published in English by Yale University Press. The book explores Jewish-Israeli identity and the prevailing binary distinction between secular and religious that Beit Prat works to transcend.
On Erev Yom Haatzmaut, the Beit Prat community will gather in three locations – Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Alon – for a transition ceremony from Yom Hazikaron to Yom Haatzmaut. Space is limited. For more details and to register
Celebrate Yom Haatzmaut with Israeli Music
Enjoy these Israeli songs prepared by Beit Prat alumni in celebration of Yom Haatzamut on YouTube or Spotify.
This Yom Haatzmaut, Beit Prat is preparing its alumni to lead their own readings of Israel's Declaration of Independence throughout the country. This reading combines ancient Jewish trope with the contemporary words of Israel's Declaration of Independence. It infuses meaningful content into this meaningful day. For more information and to lead your own reading, click here.