Battle of Beersheba Commemorative Ceremony 2021
Please join the Australian Ambassador to Israel, Paul Griffiths, the New Zealand Ambassador to Israel, Wendy Hinton, and the Municipality of Be'er-Sheva in commemorating the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba on 31 October 2021.
The ceremony marks the fall of the Ottoman-controlled city of Beersheba to British and ANZAC (Australia and New Zealand) troops on 31 October 1917.
The day's proceedings will be as follows:
From 9:30: Australian Service and Light Refreshments
Park of the Australian Soldier - Abba Ahimeir St. 43, Be'er-Sheva
11:00: Turkish Commemorative Ceremony
Turkish Memorial Monument - Tuviyahu St, Be'er-Sheva
11:30: Joint Commemorative Ceremony
Beersheba War Cemetery - Ha'atzmaut St, Be'er-Sheva
Jerusalem Cinematheque New Zealand and Australia Film Series
The Australian Embassy is proud to support the Jerusalem Cinematheque's "Around the World: New Zealand and Australia" film series.
Participants will enjoy a variety of screenings and lectures highlighting Australian and New Zealand history, culture and politics. Sessions will be held every other Sunday until 13 March 2022.
Click on the link below for more information and registration:
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