Zev Yavetz's Remarkable Story with Jane Krivine

Thursday, 28 January 2021 at 19:30

Online Event

ESRA members NIS 25 | Non-members NIS 35


ESRA Five Towns & ESRA Ramat Aviv

UK 18:00 | NYC-ET 13:00 | California-PT 10:00

On Tu b'shvat, an illustrated talk on Reb Zeev Yavetz (1847 - 1924) by his great, great granddaughter, Jane Krivine, aided by source material from family archives.

In 1888 Yavetz was appointed headmaster of the first school in Zichron Ya'akov and the following year, he took his class of schoolchildren to plant a tree to honour Tu b'shvat. Soon adopted by the Teachers' Union and the Jewish National Fund, tree planting is now a popular tradition.

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