A program of the Minnesota Israel Leadership CollaborativeEveryone's aliyah journey is differentâ€”sometimes it's a teen trip that plants the seed, and sometimes it's...basketball? Save the date for two events that explore the ways we connect to Israel.____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Tal Brody was an All-Big Ten & All-American basketball player at the University of Illinois. Brody shares about his first trip to Israel with the USA team to the 1965 Maccabiah Games, and in his decision to give up his NBA career and taking up a challenge and make aliyah to Israel. Brody became one the most honored new immigrants in Israelâ€™s history receiving at age 34, the highest civilian honor, the Israel Prize. Brody shares his experience as being Israelâ€™s Ambassador of Goodwill since 2010. $12.00 // $18 at the doorProceeds from ticket sales will be going towards scholarships for university students participating in Israel related educational programming. Join us atÂ another Culture BLVD event:Â Jerusalem: A Love Story with Sarah Tuttle-Singer and thisÂ Pre-Event Reception powered by YALAÂ for an amazing opportunity to meet withÂ Sarah Tuttle-Singer.