From:                              Jewish Federation of Greater New Bedford

Sent:                               Friday, May 09, 2014 1:00 AM

To:                                   'New Bedford Jewish Federation'

Subject:                          The Bulletin - A Community Update for May 9, 2014

Attachments:                 flyer2.pdf

The Bulletin - A Community Update for May 9, 2014



In Celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut



Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, the day commemorating Israel’s independence, with friends at the Federation on Sunday, May 18. 

Events include:

8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

·         Blood Drive – Southcoast Blood Donor Van in TI parking lot.  Appointments encouraged.  Walk-ins welcome.  Email or call 508-997-7471 for appointment.

11:30 AM

·         Lunch – Israeli salad, hummus, pita, and cheese and veggie pizza

12:00 PM

·         Shir Ba’Emek (check out this clip), award-winning singing ensemble from Afula-Gilboa, Israel (CDs available for sale that day.)

·         Last day of Hebrew school

Please print and distribute the attached flyer promoting this special day to anyone you feel might be interested in joining us!

Annual Campaign

The second appeal for the 2013-2014 annual campaign was mailed last week.  If you have not yet contributed or pledged to the campaign, which ends June 30, please consider doing so now by returning the response form in the envelope provided or by using the PayPal link at our website. 

Our community is counting on you.  Thank you in advance for your generous support.


Shabbat Shalom,



The Bulletin is a weekly email from Amir Cohen, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Bedford.  I welcome your feedback at