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Yom Ha'atzmaut

Join us in celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) in the Beth Sholom parking lot! Amazing Israeli activities planned. Sponsorship opportunities available

Yom Ha'Atzmaut begins Wednesday night, and we are excited that the community is coming together to celebrate Israel's independence and its 71st birthday.  Following is information, along with the schedule, for this special holiday.


7:30 PM *AT BERMAN* Israel's Memorial Day Ceremony - Join Tomer Hilel, Federation Shaliach, on May 7th for the Israeli Embassy Memorial Day Ceremony at the Berman Hebrew Academy. Doors open at 6:30pm, General Ceremony starts at 7:30pm. Photo ID required. Avoid coming with handbags.                                                     

7:55 PM *AT BETH SHOLOM*  Mincha followed by short transition into Yom Ha'Atzmaut and the special Yom Ha'Atzmaut Maariv davening.


Thursday:                                                                                                                                  6:15 AM Shacharit (including Hallel) after Shacharit Israeli Breakfast will be served.

BREAKFAST SPONSORS: Deborah Katz and Ruben Lamdany

6:00-8:30 PM Community celebration (sponsorships available here)

Starting with a festive mincha at 6:00 PM, please join us for:   

               - An Israel-themed carnival for the kids (with a moonbounce!)

                - Israeli Swag Shuk*!

                - Israeli street food (yum!)*

                - Israel Picture Competition – Israel Through Your Lens

                - Raising of the Flag Ceremony

                - Special “DAGLANUT” Flag Dancing performance by Beth Sholom kids

                - Torch lighting families with children who went to serve in the IDF

                - Top hits Israeli’s “Just Dance” led by Caryn Malkus

                - Special presentations and a performance by Beth Sholom Kids Choir

*available for purchase

Sun, May 9 2021 27 Iyyar 5781