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     May 27, 2013                                                         Northern California Region
VFI CELEBRATES ISRAEL IN THE GARDENS
JUNE 2, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
                         

Greetings!      
  
Come join us to celebrate "Israel in the Gardens" and look for the 
VFI booth.
Looking forward to greeting you there,
Eugene Zauber
eugenezauber@gmail.com
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Israeli star Mosh Ben Ari is headlining JCF's day-long free event, the largest Jewish gathering in the Pacific Northwest.
 
 
Sunday, June 02, 2013 from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens * 750 Howard Street, San Francisco (CLICK HERE for Map)
 
LIVE MUSIC FAMILY ACTIVITIES ARTS & CRAFTS FOOD 
Join thousands of members of the Jewish and Israeli community to celebrate Israel's 65th birthday with: live performances, booths from community organizations, art vendors, short films and animation, activities for kids, teens, and young adults, Israeli folk dance, a special community Walk the Land Israel 65 and the presentation of the Israel in Our Hearts Award and Roselyn C. Swig Tikkun Olam Innovation Prize.

Marcia and John Goldman
Israel in the Gardens Honorary Chairs

 

 
Open to all - 
 

TELL A FRIEND.... BRING A FRIEND  

 

NOW IS THE TIME.... YOU ARE THE DIFFERENCE!!

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Greetings!        

 

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 to read the April Israel Defense Forces news. IDF logo
 
   

 

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to read the Fall 2012 issue of TVC 24

 The Volunteer Connection

 VFI's national update for volunteers and aspiring volunteers with the IDF on an Army base.  Give it a few seconds to download the pdf file.

 

 

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See The Magic of Jerusalem - a new 4 min. movie featuring Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon, and which displays the magic of Jerusalem as a city that combines diversity with harmony.

 

 

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to see a sample reel of the upcoming documentary feature 
"Above and Beyond: The Birth of the Israeli Air Force" by Playmount Productions.    Use the password   iaf
  

 

 
40 years ago Egyptian President Anwar Sadat had deceived everyone, including Israel.  Read just-released CIA records of NIXON AND THE ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE IN THE 1973 ARAB-ISRAELI WAR.
 
 

 

 

and review the 3-dozen Personal Blogs from

VFI volunteers which describe their personal experiences on the Program.  It's all on the VFI website.

 

 

 

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Greetings!  Your 2013 Program Schedule

CLICK HERE to see the 2014 Program Schedule



June
6/9/2013 - 6/27/2013 Two or Three Week Program: Start Sunday, 6/9 or Monday, 6/10
6/16/2013 - 7/4/2013 International Youth Group Program: For 17-25 year olds; Start Sunday, 6/16 or Monday, 6/17.   Meet hundreds of youth volunteers for around the world
6/30/2013 - 7/18/2013 Two or Three Week Program: Start Sunday, 6/30 or Monday, 7/1; 
                   7/16 is Tisha B'Av

July
7/21/2013 - 8/8/2013 Two or Three Week Program: Start Sunday, 7/21 or Monday, 7/22
7/21/2013 - 8/8/2013 International Youth Group Program: For 17-25 year olds; Start Sunday, 7/21 or Monday, 7/22.   Meet hundreds of youth volunteers for around the world

August
8/11/2013 - 8/29/2013 Two or Three Week Program: Start Sunday, 8/11 or Monday, 8/12

September 
No program 9/1 - 9/7; Rosh Hashana is 9/5-6
9/8/2013 - 9/18/2013 Short Program: 9/8/2013 - 9/18/2013, Start Sunday, 9/8 or Monday, 9/9; Yom Kippur is 9/14
No program 9/19 - 9/28
9/29/2013 - 10/17/2013 Two or Three Week Program: 9/29/2013 - 10/17/2013
Start Sunday, 9/29 or Monday, 9/30

October
10/20/2013 - 11/7/2013 Two or Three Week Program: 10/20/2013 - 11/7/2013
Start Sunday, 10/20 or Monday, 10/21
10/20/2013 - 10/24/2013 One Week Group Program: 10/20/2013 - 10/24/2013
Must be at airport at 8:00 a.m. on 10/20

November
11/10/2013 - 11/28/2013 Two or Three Week Program: 11/10/2013 - 11/28/2013  Start Sunday, 11/10 or Monday, 11/11; Chanukah begins 11/27

December
12/1/2013 - 12/19/2013 Two or Three Week Program: 12/1/2013 - 12/19/2013
Start Sunday, 12/1 or Monday, 12/2
12/22/2013 - 1/9/2014 Two or Three Week Program: 12/22/2013 - 1/9/2014
Start Sunday, 12/22 or Monday, 12/23
12/22/2013 - 12/26/2013 One Week Group Program: 12/22/2013 - 12/26/2013
Must be at airport at 8:00 a.m. on 12/22

CLICK HERE to see the 2014 Program Schedule

See the VFI Website at   www.vfi-usa.org.   
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The VFI Program in Israel on an IDF Army Base

We are celebrating our 31st year of offering two- and three-week programs which all begin on a Sunday or Monday; one-week programs which begin only on Sunday.  All end on Thursday.  Go to  www.vfi-usa.org 

 

 

 

 

**VFI Tribute Cards are perfect for any occasion and they are a bargain. Beautifully redesigned in full color, they are only $3.50 purchased by phone.  To order, call Joyce Herstein at 215.567.5724.

 

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