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A Movable Feast: Israel, American Evangelicals, and the Celebration of Sukkot


In the last 40 years, Sukkot, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles, has become a time when thousands of Evangelical Christians visit Jerusalem and celebrate the biblical holiday, and show support for Israel and the Jewish People. Join us to hear from:

  • Ambassador Hillel Newman, Consul General of the State of Israel in Los Angeles, CA
  • Bishop Robert Stearns, Founder and CEO, Eagles Wings International Evangelical Organization
  • Rabbi Elazar Muskin, Senior Rabbi, Young Israel of Century City in Los Angeles
  • Bishop Ken Ulmer, Senior Pastor-Teacher, Faithful Central Bible Church

This webinar will explore:

  • The origins of Sukkot in the Torah and its later meaning for Christians
  • How, why and when the modern Evangelical celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles began and why this is significant for Israel, American Evangelicals and Jews
  • How the State of Israel views the Evangelical connection to Sukkot and the significance for Israel for building faith-based relations
  • How Sukkot traditions are being bolstered to attract the next generation
  • How this year’s celebrations will be different due to the current pandemic

Streamed live, the program will feature:

Ambassador Hillel Newman
Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles

Bishop Robert Stearns
Founder and CEO
Eagles Wings International Evangelical Organization

Rabbi Elazar Muskin
Senior Rabbi
Young Israel of Century City in Los Angeles

Bishop Ken Ulmer
Senior Pastor-Teacher
Faithful Central Bible Church

Moderated by:
Rabbi Eric Greenberg
Director of Multifaith Cooperation
America-Israel Friendship League

Host:
Wayne L. Firestone
Executive Director
America-Israel Friendship League

Please share with your friends and family and register on Zoom or watch live on AIFL's Facebook page.

Wednesday

Sep 30,2020


12:00 pm -- 1:00 pm EST



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