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Yom Ha’atzmaut

Yom Haatzmaut 2018 Logo

Thursday, Apr 19 | 4:30 PM-8:00 PM
Merfish Teen Center

Celebrate 70 years of Israel! Join us for our annual community wide celebration of Israel’s independence.

We look forward to events across the community, which will culminate in our annual Yom Ha'atzmaut celebration on April 19.  

Since this is a special year, we have an EXTRA HUGE event planned. 

Capaim BandHighlights Include

  • Super fun & family-friendly games, crafts, and activities.

  • The pool (geared for ages 5 and up) will be open from 4:30-6:00 PM (bring your own towel).

  • Lots of pay as you eat food options to choose from including: Laykie’s Café at the J, Dough Cone, Pita Bites, and Shosh & Chookies Fresh Mex, and a beer/wine bar.

  • Off-site parking and busses from the Main J. Free Dough Cone to the first 100 riders and other give-a-ways at the event.

  • An Israeli-style Torch Lighting Ceremony

  • 45 minute super fun concert with the band Capaim

  • A “spark-tacular” surprise ending! 

Check back often as we will be providing even more updates as we get closer! We look forward to celebrating with you. 

This event is put on by the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC with generous funding from the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston and the Israel American Council. 

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Upcoming Events

Bunny and Leo Horvitz Scholar-in-Residence Series
Israel at 70: Democracy, Politics and Society with Dr. Reuven Y. Hazan of The Hebrew University
February 11–25

For more information, please contact yomhaatzmaut@erjcchouston.org.