Wishing Happy Birthday to the State of Israel! Nachum Segal presented a special edition of the annual JM in the AM Yom HaAtzmaut Celebration with “7 for 70,” a Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration like no other, 7 hours of great music, guests and fun from 6:00 a.m. ET until 1:00 p.m. ET. The distinguished guest list included: Aurora Cassirer of JCT, Rabbi Benjy Kramer, Marc Rosenberg of Nefesh B’Nefesh, Simon Jacob, Steve Cohen of the Brooklyn Cyclones, Nachum Joel and Meir Shapiro of the Maccabeats, Israel’s Ambassador Michael Oren, Ariel Kotler of JNF and Israeli news personality Sivan Rahav Meir.
Today’s seven hour Yom Ha’Atzmaut Special is brought to you by The Brooklyn Cyclones and Jewish Heritage Night on June 19 – Entertainment and the special Rabbis vs. Cantors softball game before the Cyclones game – group tickets are available now and single game tickets go on sale on April 25. Yom HaAtzmaut lunch provided by our friends at Pitopia and Kosherinmidtown.com. The first three hours of today’s programming is below. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for part 3.