Events

12:00 pm
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, CABishop Robert Stearns, Founder and CEO, Eagles Wings International Evangelical OrganizationRabbi Elazar Muskin, Senior Rabbi, Young Israel of Century City in Los AngelesBishop 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 ChristiansHow, why and when the modern Evangelical celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles began and why this is significant for Israel, American Evangelicals and JewsHow the State of Israel views the Evangelical connection to Sukkot and the significance for Israel for building faith-based relationsHow Sukkot traditions are being bolstered to attract the next generationHow this year’s celebrations will be different due to the current pandemic Streamed live, the program will feature: Ambassador Hillel NewmanConsul General of Israel in Los Angeles Bishop Robert StearnsFounder and CEOEagles Wings International Evangelical Organization Rabbi Elazar MuskinSenior RabbiYoung Israel of Century City in Los Angeles Bishop Ken UlmerSenior Pastor-TeacherFaithful Central Bible Church Moderated by:Rabbi Eric Greenberg Director of Multifaith CooperationAmerica-Israel Friendship League Host:Wayne L. FirestoneExecutive DirectorAmerica-Israel Friendship League Please share with your friends and family and register on Zoom or watch live on AIFL's Facebook page.