Calendar of Events

AFSI Calendar of Events

 for a full listing of events around town

Wednesday, August 3, 7:30 PM
AFSI Doubleheader!
1. Join AFSI for our annual Zeev Jabotinsky Memorial Commemoration. This year's program features Ronn Torossian, successful public relations executive; ex-president of the North American branch of Betar; contributor to Arutz Sheva and other Israeli and pro-Israel publications
2. Come hear the latest from Jerusalem - Arieh King, Jerusalem Council Member and director and founder of the Israel Land Fund will provide an exclusive briefing to AFSI members and guests.
In the ballroom at the Park East Synagogue
164 East 68 St. NYC (bet. 3rd & Lexington Aves.)
$18 suggested; Photo ID required.

Thursday, August 4, 6 PM/7 PM
ZOA & Cong. Edmond J. Safra present: An evening with Mordechai Kedar: "The Middle East, Europe and America - Towards a New Equation"
At the Edmond J. Safra Synagogue
11 East 63 St. NYC
6:00 PM Wine & Hors D'Oeuvres
7:00 PM Speaker
Free for ZOA Members; $10 General Admission
Click HERE for add'l info & reservations

Saturday/Shabbat, August 6
At Park East Synagogue, 164 East 68th St
Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and Member of Knesset Ze'ev Elkin, guest speaker
Elkin has served as an MK since 2006, being reelected another three times in '09, '13, and '15. He served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs between March 2013 and June 2014, and then became Chairman of the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. Entire community is invited.
Please contact Park East for time he will be speaking.

Tuesday, August 9, 7:30 PM Check-in
Walk the Boardwalk for Sderot!
Join American Friends of Sderot for an evening walk on the beautiful Long Beach Boardwalk.

The city of Sderot, located in southern Israel and less than 1 mile from the Gaza border, has become one of the most significant national symbols of heroism. Sderot is home to the largest Hesder Yeshiva in Israel which serves over 500 students. Sderot has become the symbol of responding to terror with the light of Torah, Zionist ideals and Jewish solidarity for Jews all over the world.

7:30 PM: Check-in & T-Shirts
8:00 PM: Walk the Boardwalk
9:00 PM: Gather at a local synagogue for sushi, desserts & a video presentation
Click HERE for more details and to reserve.
For those living in Manhattan, please contact Jonathan at for carpooling options to Long Beach.

Sunday, August 14, 2 PM
Annual Tishah B'Av Outdoor Prayer Service at the Isaiah Wall, across the street from the United Nations. First Avenue & 43rd Street, Manhattan.
The prayer service will be led by Rabbi Avi Weiss, and is for the security of Israel and Jewish communities worldwide. The afternoon mincha service includes Torah reading.
Note: the fast begins Saturday night and concludes after sunset on Sunday.
If you can, please bring your prayer book and men, tallis and tefillin.
For more information, please leave a message at (212) 663-5784.

Sunday/Monday, September 18-19
Shurat HaDin's First Annual Counter-Terrorism Conference, NYC
Eyes Only: Insights into the Legal War on Terrorism
A tremendous lineup of professional speakers in the fields of intelligence, counter-terrorism, law enforcement, cyber security and international finance.
At the Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Ave, NY, NY 10017
Info & registration HERE.

For more events, please see the list at the left column of this page.