Jerusalem: Welcoming Ceremony for the Swifts

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Western Wall Plaza

Speaker(s): Mrs. Naomi Tsur, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Professor Yossi Leshem, SPNI and TAU, Amnonn Hahn, Friends of the Swifts, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall
Sponsor(s): Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, Friends of the Swifts, Jerusalem Municipality, Tel Aviv University, The Western Wall Heritage Foundation
Contact: Drew, 052-368-9755, drew@spni.org.il

Swifts

We welcome the swifts on their return to nest in the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Ceremony:

18:30 –19:00: GREETINGS
Mrs. Naomi Tsur, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem
Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitz, Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Holy Sites
Prof. Yossi Leshem, Tel-Aviv University and Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel
CEREMONY GUIDE: Amnonn Hahn GM “FRIENDS OF THE SWIFTS” Association

19:00 –19:30
: Guided Observation of Swifts Returning to the Western Wall
Guides: Amnonn Hahn, Prof. Yossi Leshem, Dan Alon, Amir Balaban
19:30: END OF CEREMONY

Thank you very much for joining us on this unique and special day, which also symbolizes the arrival of spring.