ANZAC – Battle of Be'er-Sheva Centennial Events

Prime Ministers
100 Years since the Liberation of Be'er-Sheva
Invitees from abroad

The City of Be'er-Sheva is excited to celebrate, with its visitors from Israel, from Australia from New Zealand and from throughout the world, 100 years since "The Battle of Be'er Sheva", the cavalry battle that led to the liberation of the city.

You are invited to a series of ceremonies, events, shows and exhibitions to be held in Be'er-Sheva to mark this historic date.

ANZAC – Battle of Be'er-Sheva Centennial Events

October 31, 2017 marks 100 years since the liberation of Be'er-Sheva by the British and ANZAC forces from the Ottoman Empire in World War I. Following the victory in Be'er‑Sheva, the Balfour Declaration was declared in recognition of the Land of Israel as a national home for the Jewish people. This historic event will be noted in ceremonies and events in Be'er-Sheva.

The celebration of the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Be'er-Sheva will take place at the initiative of the Be'er-Sheva Municipality, in cooperation with the Prime Minister's Office, the Ministry of Culture and Sport, JNF-Australia, and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael.

Be'er-Sheva - The Opportunity Capital of Israel: I +972-8-6463777 I 8:00-16:30 (Israel time)