[Release] Anniversary Gala to Celebrate 50 Years of a United and Free Jerusalem Planned in Dallas Metroplex, Hosted by Friends of Zion

JERUSALEM — In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the liberation of Jerusalem after the Six-Day War fought in 1967, the Friends of Zion Heritage Center will host a Jubilee Dinner at Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas in Dallas, Texas, on June 10 starting at 6 p.m. CT. For guests who wish to attend the Jubilee Event, tickets can be requested here.

The evening will include an address by keynote speaker, Governor Mike Huckabee, along with video presentations by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat.

“The Six-Day War remains one of the most remarkable events in human history,” says Dr. Mike Evans, president and founder of Friends of Zion. “In what seemed to be the darkest moment in the story of Israel as a young, modern nation, a nearly impossible turn of events, fueled by the grit and valor of the Israeli people, culminated in the liberation of Jerusalem.”

“Our dinner will celebrate 50 years of freedom and unification for the city of Jerusalem,” adds Dr. Evans. “It’s an event that will be celebrated the world over and we will be honored to hear from Gov. Huckabee, Prime Minister Netanyahu, and Mayor Barkat. Our hope and prayer is that this event will galvanize support for Israel and the Jewish people. We believe it will inspire a new generation to fight anti-Semitism in all its forms, and it all starts with remembering the past with a vision for the future.”

“We’re throwing a 50th birthday party for Jerusalem,” says Dr. Mike Evans. “We hope friends of Israel throughout the Dallas area will celebrate with us.”

WHO: Friends of Zion and Jerusalem Prayer Team invites the Dallas Metroplex to the 50th Birthday Party for Jerusalem.

WHAT: Jerusalem’s 50th Anniversary honoring the reunification of Jerusalem following the Six Day War

WHERE: Irving Convention Center, 500 W Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, Texas 75039

WHEN: June 10, 2017, 6 p.m. CT

For guests who wish to attend the Jerusalem’s Jubilee Event, they can request their seats here.

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About Friends of Zion – Located in the heart of Jerusalem, the Friends of Zion Heritage Center is dedicated to bringing stories of love and heroism to the world. Magnificently told using ground-breaking technology found nowhere else in the nation, visitors experience the unfolding story as though stepping back in time. Accompanied by a moving original musical score, fantastic surround sound, lighting second-to-none, and interactive displays that appear to come to life before your very eyes, the Friends of Zion Museum is a once in a lifetime experience for audiences from around the world. Visitors enter a whole new world, where they meet the biblical figures, academics, businessmen, and military officials who, through their faith, have forged an everlasting bond between the Jewish and Christian peoples.

Websites | jerusalemprayerteam.org, fozmusuem.com

Facebook | Jerusalem Prayer Team

Dr. Michael D. Evans is a #1 New York Times Bestselling author, award-winning journalist, commentator, minister, and head of several prominent international nonprofit organizations in the U.S., Netherlands, and Israel, including the Friends of Zion Heritage Center and Museum. He is considered one of the world’s leading experts on Israel and the Middle East, and is one of the most sought-after speakers on the subject. 

Jerusalem Prayer Team is a worldwide social media initiative created by the Friends of Zion Heritage Center in Jerusalem with over 20 million followers, globally. The page is now the No. 1 ranked page in Israel, with a greater social media footprint than the combined followings of Hollywood star Gal Gadot and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. With over 4 million weekly engagements on social networks, the Jerusalem Prayer Team Facebook page has more weekly impressions than President Donald J. Trump and many times more than the largest Christian cable television network.