Israel at 70

At Central Synagogue

Israel at 70

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If you will it – it is no dream.”

Theodor Herzl penned these words more than 50 years before the modern state of Israel declared its independence on May 14, 1948. This year, we honor and celebrate the realization of this dream and Israel’s 70th year as a sovereign nation. To commemorate this milestone, we are excited to offer a series of enriching programs on Israel. We hope you will join us as we rejoice, reflect, learn, listen resiliently, and engage in meaningful conversations and experiences in the coming months.

70 & Sababa: The 2018 Celebrate Israel Parade

Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 11:00am | Fifth Avenue, from 57th - 74th Street

Join your Central community and over 40,000 marchers from many other Jewish organizations as we celebrate Israel. This year’s theme is Sababa, an Israeli slang word that means “awesome!” More details will be provided closer to the event.

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Our People

Rabbi Ari S. Lorge

Rabbi Ari S. Lorge


Nicole Auerbach

Rabbi Nicole Auerbach

Director of Congregational Engagement

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