Veterans, merchant mariners and others involved in past and present service will be recognized at the 16th annual service honoring veterans at the Shabbat service at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center on Friday, Nov. 14.
Yuval Elizur, former deputy editor and economics reporter for Israel’s largest daily newspaper Ma’ariv, will be the guest speaker following the Shabbat service at the Hebrew Center on Friday, May 2, at 5:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, August 14, at 7 p.m. two female pilots with the Israeli Defense Force will share their experiences at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center. Each woman will talk about her personal story, participating in what was for many years a male-only field.
Joining congregations across the country, members of the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury and the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center gathered Friday to participate in an interfaith service addressing gun violence and peacemaking in light of the Sandy Hook tragedy.