Archive: 2/15/2012
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  2/15/2012, Shevat 22, 5772

Revolutionary Zionism Event for Avraham Stern Yarhzeit


The Zionist Freedom Alliance will be holding the 4th Annual Student Conference of Revolutionary Zionism. The evening will mark the 70th anniversary of the murder of Avraham "Yair" Stern, the founder of the Lehi, or Fighters for the Freedom of Israel.

The ZFA's Yehuda Hakohen stated, "ZFA is honoring his memory by appraising the progress of the Zionist Revolution and working to identify goals for today's activists to achieve."

Stern, a poet and songwriter led his underground movement in violent civil disobedience against the British Mandate from 1940 until his assassination by British police in 1942. The event will begin at 8:00PM at the Orthodox Union Israel Center in Jerusalem. Admission is free. For more information visit http://www.zionistfreedom.org.