Community Wide Yom Ha’atzmaut

Israel Independence Day Festival

Yom Ha'atzmautCelebrate Nature in Israel!
Tuesday, May 2

4:30 PM–7:00 PM

  • Kids will “Hike” the Israel National Trail (Shvil Yisrael)
  • Live music with Houston’s own Motzy Ben-Bassat
  • Israeli Food & Coffee Bar*
  • Activities will include petting zoo, rock climbing wall, inflatable slide, face painting, crafts and games.

* Food and coffee for purchase 

This is one of many ways we have to connect to Israel throughout the year.
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To volunteer or for more information, please contact Nomi Barancik at 713.595.8190.


Additional Yom Ha'atzmaut Events

Concert "Israel the Land We Love"

11:00 AM
Kaplan Theatre
The J will host a free concert and luncheon to celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut - Israel Independence Day. Cantor Tunitsky, Pianist Yana Didyk and Guest Artist Soprano Anita Bonnano will share their love for Israel through their beautiful voice and music. 

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Teen Yom Ha'atzmaut Party

4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Darsky Outdoor Pool
Music, games, food, giveaways and fun!

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Special Spin Class

6:00 PM–6:45 PM
Fitness Center Indoor Cycling Room
Bike through Israel’s nature in honor of Israel Independence Day. 

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Houston Israel Fest 2017

Exclusively for Young Adults in the 20s & 30s
Begins at 6:45 PM in Downtown Houston

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Paint & Sip with an Israel Twist

7:00 PM
J Art Studios
Looking for a fun way to unwind? Paint and Sip is a great way to have fun with friends and make new ones! Our fun and skilled instructor will walk you, step-by-step to a finished 16x20 masterpiece you can take home and hang on your wall.

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