Below you will find information on the event, parking, & directions
We’re excited to announce that State Representative Ed Setzler (R-Acworth) will be joining us at the Ferst Center on Wednesday morning for our viewing party! Rep. Setzler was featured in an article in Saturday, August 20th’s Marietta Daily Journal. Read it here.
On August 24, 2011, Glenn Beck will host an event at the Davidson Center in Jerusalem. Taking place just steps
from the Western Wall and the Temple Mount, this program calls for unity among all faiths, and will honor Israelis who have displayed courage in their struggle for survival and peace. It will also issue a challenge to all citizens of the world to stand with and declare their support for Israel. Joining Glenn will be religious leaders, esteemed speakers and entertainers including the Rabbi of the Western Wall, Shumuel Rabinovitch, Academy Award winning actor Jon Voight, internationally renowned singer Dudu Fisher, and the Jerusalem Great Synagogue Choir.
Future Voices of America and the College Republicans would like to invite you to the Atlanta Restoring Courage Viewing Party, scheduled for August 24, 2011. The live simulcast begins at 9am with a one hour pre show at the Ferst Center on the Ga Tech campus. Doors will open at 8am, the event will end at 12pm. We invite you, your congregation, synagog, local organization, and all others who would like to help us show support for this event and Israel.
The Ferst Center holds close to 1,200 people. Seating is 100% free of charge, and will be first come, first serve, however, you can reserve seats by contacting me at RestoringCourageGA@gmail.com.
Restoring Courage is a non-political, non-partisan and non-denominational event bringing together of leaders
and people from all over the world to Israel. The event will have carefully selected speakers that include, religious, political and business leaders who will address what courage is and why we need it today more than ever, and why courage is needed all over the world to stand with Israel. Individuals who have demonstrated courage will be honored.
Supporters include Pastor John Hagee, congressmen from both sides of the isle, Governor of TX Rick Perry, Ted Nugent, almost all GOP presidential candidates, including Atlanta favorite, Herman Cain, and many more.
This is an opportunity for everyone—from all over the world and all walks of life to demonstrate to the world that Israel does not stand alone. We will be filming our viewing party for Glenn Beck’s new network, GBTV, which has shown interest in covering our Restoring Courage event, so let’s bring out a big crowd to show the Israeli people and citizens from all across the globe that Atlanta stands with Israel.
Donations are welcome, and will help us cover the costs of the venue. If you are interested in direct donations send me an email. You can also contribute to the event by purchasing a T-shirt through www.76garments.com, who will be donating the net profits of their blue Star of David tshirts to the event.
Don’t hesitate to contact me with any further questions you may have. If you would like me to get in touch with your church, synagog or organization, please contact me. We look forward to seeing everyone on August 24th!
All visitor parking will be open to us as well as a big lot at Tech Square that is not shown on the other side of the interstate (there’s a trolley and bus service attendees can use so you don’t have to walk). Parking is $1 to $1.50/hr. The big lot at Tech Square is very secure.
If you decide not to take the trolley from tech square (should you park there) here are directions: Walk west on 5th Street over the bridge, keep walking past the baseball stadium and go up the stairs in front of you. Turn left and walk south towards the brand new building (CULC), follow the sidewalk towards the campanile (large statue in a pool of water), turn right at the campanile and walk up the set of stairs. the Ferst Center will be on your right.
For more on Restoring Courage read an op-ed here, written by Ari Abramowitz, co-founder of TheLandofIsrael.com.