Sixty five years ago Israel was a barren country with little water and no natural resources. Half of its land mass was desert. Today it has become an oasis of innovation, technology and culture.

The Afikim Foundation in conjunction with the World Zionist Organization and the Israel Ministry of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs is organizing a Global Walk, in honor of the State of Israel's 65th birthday, entitled Walk the Land: Celebrate Life! Join us in highlighting the contributions that Israel has made to the world, emanating from the profound value that it places upon "LIFE".

About the Walk

Building upon the success of Afikim's first Walk the Land celebration for Israel's 60th anniversary that united nearly 100,000 participants in 100 community-wide Walks worldwide in a show of pride and solidarity with Israel (see photo gallery), we are once again offering materials, resources and support for community-wide Walks...

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Add Your Name to the Celebrate LIFE! Greeting Card

"Mazel Tov to the State of Israel as it celebrates LIFE. Our hearts are with you! Together, we step into the future." You can add your name to the Celebrate LIFE! Greeting Card. Your name will automatically be added to the Card under the amount you've donated when you check the "Add my name" box. 

View the Celebrate LIFE Greeting Card

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Sweepstakes: Win a Round-Trip Ticket to Israel!

Register for your local "Walk the Land" celebration and be eligible to win a round-trip air ticket to Israel!  Simply go to the Participating Communities page and find your closest community. Click on the Community name and register to walk with that community or simply fill out the Sign Up page if your community has not yet registered.

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"Israel Celebrates Life" Video Contest.

Submit your "Israel Celebrates Life" or "Why I Love Israel" Video. You can win a trip to Israel.

Make a video showing how "Israel Celebrates LIFE" or "Why I Love Israel" and you can win a round-trip ticket to Israel if your video is selected by our panel of judges. Be creative. Be unconventional. Let your love of Israel shine through and share with the world your personal vision of how "Israel Celebrates Life!" Post your video to our Facebook page and you'll be automatically entered.

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