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Sephardic Israel Independence Day Concert, NYC, Apr 25

The American Sephardi Federation with Sephardic House is thrilled to invite you to our YOM HAATZMAUT/ ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT & RECEPTION, featuring the talented Cantor Moshe Tessone and his unforgettable Oriental ensemble.

CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY, 15 W. 16TH STREET, BETWEEN 5TH AND 6TH AVENUES, NEW YORK CITY; 7 PM Reception, 7:45 Concert

Admission: $20; $15: For Advance Reservations, Students, Seniors, Members of ASF, YUM & the Edmond J. Safra Synagogue

Sephardic poetry has traditionally been filled with a love and longing for Zion and Jerusalem, and the concert melodies will attempt to give voice to that powerful yearning. The event will take place this SUNDAY, APRIL 25th, at the CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY, and will start with a reception (including docent-led tours of our current exhibit, JEWISH COSTUMES IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE) at 7 PM. The eveningís program will begin at 7:45 by first honoring those who gave their lives in Israelís defense with a presentation by Rabbi Dr. Elie Abadie, and then transitioning into a celebration of Israelís independence with Middle Eastern and Sephardic song!

Please join us in what we are sure will be an exciting and meaningful evening! We canít wait to see you there!

Purchase your tickets now, as space is limited!

FOR RESERVATIONS, CALL BOX OFFICE (917) 606-8200 or EMAIL: ISPERLING@ASF.CJH.ORG.

Co-sponsored by the Sephardic Community Program at Yeshiva University, Yeshiva University Museum and the Edmond J. Safra Synagogue

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