Progressive movement celebrates Israel’s 60th – JHB

THE South African Union for Progressive Judaism and Netzer celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut with the rest of the Johannesburg Jewish community at the Wanderers Cricket Stadium on Wednesday night, 7th May 2008.Both the SAUPJ and Netzer were part of the procession of Jewish organisations and youth movements. Those who joined the procession through the stadium included Steve Lurie, SAUPJ chairperson; Rabbi Robert Jacobs (Bet David, Sandton); Moira Holz and Simon Hochschild (Temple Emanuel, Parktown); Rabbi Ann Folb (Bet Menorah, Pretoria); and Netzer shaliach Michael Szczupak.08-may-israel60bRabbi Ann Folb, Moira Holz and (right) Steve Lurie

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Rabbis Ann Folb and Robert Jacobs, with Temple Emanuel shamas Simon Hochschild behind

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Rabbi Robert Jacobs leads, with Moria Holz and Steve Lurie behind

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Netzer Gauteng shaliach Michael Szczupak with a group of Israeli scouts

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Netzer shaliach Michael Szczupak (right) with the Netzernik boys
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… and the Netzer flag

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Netzer shaliach Michael Szczupak carries madrich Jared Durbach aloft

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Simon Hochschild and Steve Lurie amid flags