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Yom Ha'atzmaut Community Celebration

Boulder JCC
Date: May 1, 2017Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Boulder JCC
6007 Oreg Ave
Boulder, CO 80303
Contact: Kathryn BernheimerPhone: 3039981900Email: kathryn@boulderjcc.org

Celebrate Israel Independence Day at the J! 

Monday, May 1 | 5 - 8 pm | FREE | RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! - REGISTER HERE

CEREMONY BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 5:15

Israel turns 69 while the JCC celebrates its first year in our new home. The evening includes live music with the Sheldon Sands Trio, Israeli dancing led by Frank and Gillian Tower, food for purchase from Falafel King, and a short ceremony at 5:15. Children’s activities include a Gaga Pit, face-painting, a bouncy castle, Israel trivia, flag-making, cookie decoration and more. Break-out sessions feature a program on graffiti in Israel, a program about Israeli TV commercials, and a discussion of the Israeli constitution led by Rabbi Marc Soloway and Osnat Fox. “Mekonen,” a new film about an Ethiopian serving in the IDF, suitable for teens and adults, screens at 7.

Sponsored by Jewish Colorado and the Boulder JCC
 
Co-Sponsored by: ACE at the J, Congregation Har Hashem, Congregation Bonai Shalom, Cornerstone Church, CU Hillel, Kesher Foundation, AIPAC, Jennifer and Eric Weissmann, Jackie and Mark Wong, Aza and Ron Squarer, Veronique and Gideon Markman, Faith Bible Church