Israel Independence Day Torch Bearers
Two B’nai Tzedek youth philanthropy fund holders, Julia Applefeld and Jake Davis, were torch bearers at local Israel Independence Day ceremonies last week. Meanwhile, Israel held its own ceremony April 22 on Mt. Herzl. One of their torchbearers stood out from all the rest: the first Arab Israeli newscaster in the country’s history…. Lucy Aharish, a proud Israeli who supports the creation of a Palestinian state and wants Israel to remain a Jewish democracy. Read the story here.