On 23 June 2014, the Government of Israel adopted a law, which designates 30th November as an annual, national day of commemoration for the one million Jewish refugees who were displaced from Arab countries and Iran in the 20th century. For the seventh year running organisations, universities, synagogues and embassies will be holding special events. Here is a listing of 2021 events we know about to-date:
Online, 18 November. The Edwin Black Show, 3 pm ET: Yom Hagirush
Online 20 November. Los Angeles Beth Am Congregation, Jews of Iraq. 3:30 PST
Online 23 November. Tel Aviv. With Dana Avrish and Ben-Dror Yemini, 4 pm Israel.
Rome, 28 November – 5 December. ASTREL, Jews of Libya. Details : [email protected] tel. +39 339 8847058
Paris, 28 November . AMUSSEF, 2 pm Europe.
New York, 30 November. ASF Institute of Jewish Experience. Reclaiming Identity, 9 am ET.
New England, 30 November. Consulate General of Israel Commemoration. With Mijal Bitton
London, 30 November, JW3/ Harif/ Sephardi Voices. Also online. 7:30 pm UK.
Montreal, 30 November. The Spanish synagogue, 7 pm ET
Santiago de Chile, 30 November – 1 December. Embassy of Israel in Chile./ Oriente Medio/ JIMENA/HARIF. 12 noon Latin
Online , 2 December. Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific NW and LA.
Tel Aviv, 2 December, Dahan Centre, Israel