Home Secretary Theresa May gave the keynote speech at Bnei Akiva's Yom Ha'aztmaut event.
The Conservative minister spoke about Israel's technological successes and the country's relationship with Britain.
She told an audience at Finchley United Synagogue about her hopes for peace in the Middle East.
Technion students get ready for Passover, the festival of freedom, and let their imagination run wild. Watch closely as this Rube Goldberg Machine created by students from the Faculties of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture and Town Planning relates highlights of the Passover story.