Summary of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations in Israel 2009-2010
Founding of the Israeli “Alliance” Public Council.
Special reception at the residence of Israeli President, Mr. Shimon Peres, for the organization’s representatives; gathering at the Van Leer Institute; visit at the KIAH School for the Deaf in Jerusalem.
Unveiling of the commemorative stamp in honor of “Alliance” at the Rene Cassin School.
National competition at the “Alliance” schools about the organization’s history.
The city of Ashdod salutes “Alliance-Kol Israel Haverim” and names a town square in the organization’s honor. The city also hosted a special reunion for “Alliance” graduates from Morocco.
Reception at the French Ambassador residence, Mr. Christophe Bigot.
The meeting of the Knesset’s Education Committee is dedicated to the work of “Alliance – Kol Israel Haverim”; The Israeli Knesset, led by chairman Reuven (Rubi) Rivlin, hosts a special assembly in honor of “Alliance” with the attendance of 400 graduates and friends of the organization.
Reunion of “Alliance” graduates from Lebanon in Bat Yam.
An international competition with regard to the organization’s history is held at the Congress Hall in Paris. Several Israeli students participated. Ron Yahid won the 3rd place honors.
Additional events scheduled to take place during 2010-2011
Gala in honor of the 150th anniversary at the UNESCO building, Paris.
A delegation of Board Members, graduates and friends will be in attendance.
Academic conference in collaboration with the Yad Ben Tzvi Institute.
Reunion of “Alliance” graduates through the years from Israel and abroad.
Honorary certificates: as of April 2010 we have started a tradition of honoring “Alliance” graduates and friends who made a significant contribution to the Jewish people and Israel. So far 22 certificates have been given.
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