Israel: Family Festival to celebrate True Parents’ Centenary
Prepared by FFWPU Israel
On January 24, 2020 in Yad Labanim Hall in Daliat El Carmel, some 150 people gathered at from 4 different faiths: Druze, Jews, Moslems, and Christians to celebrate True Father’s Centenary, True Mother’s 77 years and 60 years anniversary of the Holy Blessing. Despite the bitter cold (the hall wasn’t heated) the participants were in high spirits.
The program featured a large display of True Parents’ accomplishment, with Hebrew text and local activities embedded.
The keynote address was given by Israel’s national leader Mr. Hod Ben Zvi, who read True Parent’s words regarding marriage and blessing accompanied by a slide show.
A variety of entertainment for the families included: Druze Dance troupe, two oud players, a Joggler, a clown and an award-winning young talent Arabic singer.
Two senior AFP gave a brilliant tribute to True Parents’ life, highlighting their lifelong accomplishments.
First spoke Prof. Eliezer Glaubach – president of Jerusalem’s Peace & Security forum, award winner of the Israeli Knesset and former Jerusalem city council member. Next to speak was Mrs. Tamam Dabach – the headmaster of El Biruni school who is also an award winner of the best innovative school programs.
The event concluded with an award ceremony for good families and enjoying the food prepared by our dedicated volunteers.