Partnership with Israel's National Football Association
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Our Chairman, Robert Singer, spoke today in a special event in Yad Kennedy near Jerusalem, in partnership with
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Keren Kayemet Le'Israel (JNF) and Bitula Jewish Heritage Foundation to plant a tree as a token of commemoration of the Jewish community of North Macedonia who perished in the Holocaust. The event was held in the presence of Stevo Pendarovski the President of North Macedonia, Gary Koren, Deputy Director-General for Euroasia and Western Balkans at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Dan Oryan, the Ambassador of Israel to North Macedonia.
During his address, our Chairman said: "We are pleased to take part in another significant collaboration of the Center for Jewish Impact with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs led by Ambassador Dan Oryan. Together with KKL-JNF and Bitula Jewish Heritage Foundation, we will continue to commemorate the memory of the Northern Macedonian community, especially on this symbolic day. We would like to invite more organizations to join us in this important commemoration project."
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Ahead of the opening whistle of the upcoming friendly match in Lisbon between Israel and Portugal, the President of the Israeli Football Association, Oren Hasson, presented Israel's national team jersey to the President of Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa, Dr. Jose Carp, in demonstration of support from the Football Association to the Portuguese Jewish community.
This comes as part of a partnership between the Israeli Football Association, the Center for Jewish Impact and the Jewish Community in Lisbon, with the shared goal of strengthening ties between the State of Israel and the Jewish communities worldwide through a shared passion of football.
The Israeli Football Association and the Center for Jewish impact recognize football as a universal language capable of uniting people of various backgrounds. We stand together in the spirit of sportsmanship ready to use football to kick out antisemitism and hatred from our societies and our football stadiums.