Dear friends (Amigos, amis, Freunde,
Mark your diaries for the
12/12/12 to be at the Civic Square, Wellington City.
and celebrate with the Jewish Community and the Embassy of
Israel, our wonderful Jewish festival of lights.
will be live music, (by the Klezmer Rebs), Hora dance, food,
drinks, kids' activities and more.
event is free, and everyone is welcome! Please invite your
In case of bad weather than a rain day is planned
for the next day (13th Dec).
All proceeds go to the
Wellington Free Ambulance!
See you there.
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