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Cafe Ivrit Yoga Edition – Alef Bet Yoga!

Relax your body and challenge your mind as our professional yoga instructor takes you through various yoga poses in Hebrew. All levels of yoga and Hebrew are welcome to participate. Space is limited so advance reservations are strongly encouraged. Cafe Ivrit is a new initiative that uses the Hebrew language to further connect young professionals with their Jewish identity and the State of Israel.

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Learn Hebrew with ViZionYLD and Masa Israel Journey

Join ViZionYLD & Masa Israel for an evening of informal Hebrew networking. Practice your Hebrew-speaking skills over beera and chummus with other young professionals. Chat with young Israelis, and schmooze b’ivrit at the bar! Café Ivrit is a new initiative that uses the Hebrew language to further connect young professionals to their Jewish identity & the State of Israel.
The series uses a holistic approach of immersion and experiential learning to engage and inspire.

All levels are welcome. Yallah, Nu!!
Light Israeli refreshments will be served.

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AZM Brings Layla Lavan to New York City

The first New York Layla Lavan took place on Wednesday evening, July 17th in the midst of one of the worst heat waves in years. An annual event in Tel Aviv, Layla Lavan was first instituted there as an all-night cultural festival in 2003 to mark UNESCO’s awarding it World Heritage status. The record-breaking hot and humid weather was no deterrent for the Manhattan revelers who flocked to the west side for “a taste of Israel” in New York.

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ViZionYLD’s First Intimate Shabbat Dinner a Success!

On Friday, May 18th, ViZionYLD (AZM’s Young Leadership Division) co-sponsored a very successful, intimate Zionist Shabbat dinner with B’nai B’rith International. The 18 young professionals who attended agreed that the ability to have a meaningful Shabbat discussion about social justice and Zionism in such a small group made the evening a truly unique one.

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“Israel in the Write Light” Leaves Audience Wanting More!

On May 21st, AZM sponsored a program targeted to young professionals interested in advocacy and communications in New York City. Entitled Israel in the Write Light, it featured some of the field’s outstanding younger practitioners who spoke about their craft and the Zionist context of their writing, blogging and tweeting.

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Chanukah and Chummus at Katwalk in New York City

Oil is central to the Chanukah story; this year join us for a tasting of olive oils and other sustainable products from the Negev at “Chanukah and Chummus,” a pre-Chanukah celebration on December 7th at Katwalk in midtown Manhattan. Do your Chanukah shopping our virtual boutique of Israeli products, socialize with your friends and eat all the hummus your heart desires.

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GUTS – A Multi-Media Fantasia: See it Nov. 17 in NYC!

Join us on Thursday, November 17, for a special performance of GUTS – a one woman show written by and starring Liat Ron. The story takes us through one woman’s journey from Israel to the US and her struggle to reconcile her Zionist views with living in the US. The performance will be followed by a talk-back conversation with Liat.

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