Springfield Jewish Community Center hosts course on the Six-Day War

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Residents of all religions will get the chance to learn about one of the most astonishing victories in military history.

The Six-Day war was fought nearly 50 years ago, in June of 1967, between Israel and its neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan and Syria.

The Springfield Jewish Community Center is hosting a course on Israel and its history.

Rabbi Yakov Wolff told 22News why the Six–Day War is still so significant “This year we’re commemorating 50 years since the Six-Day War and Israel is the heart and soul of every single Jew.”

This spring course will take place at the Springfield Jewish Community Center on 1160 Dickinson Street for six consecutive Thursdays beginning Thursday, May 11th from 12:45PM to 1:45PM.

Click here to go to the classes Facebook Page for more information on the event >>