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5:00 pm - Celebrate Israel’s Independence Day!

May 5, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Israel’s Independence Day Celebration | Jewish Silicon Valley

Join us for a ‘Trip to Israel’ on the green at APJCC! 

Thursday, 5.5.22 at 5:00pm


Live music performance * Games and Activities * Israeli Food 

Celebrate 74 years since Israeli Declaration of Independence!

  • Free and open to the public!
  • All ages and communities are welcome!
  • Explore and learn about the different sites and cities. As you travel to our beautiful jewish state you will get a chance to enjoy a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, dance at a beach party in Tel Aviv, shop at the Carmel Market, see what Beer Sheva, the Dead Sea and the desert have to offer, or learn about Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee in the north.
  • Taste and savor delicious Israeli food and drinks!  Come sample the eclectic Israeli Cuisine: Hummus, Falafel, Jachnun, Burekas, Sabih and more… Food provided by The Malawah Bar!



5pm- Experience Israel or A Trip Through Israel

The front lobby of the APJCC will transform into an “Airport” experience.

Guests will walk through to collect their “Passports” which can be stamped at different “destinations” throughout the event.

6.30-pm- Live Show by Shimon Smith 

Shimon Smith, known for his ability to combine the new and old, Israeli and American, Jewish and secular, will bring a message of unity, community, and musical connection to Judaism and Israel to our field.



At 8 pm, You are all welcome to stay for the joint event with the Israeli Consulate to the Northwest: Israeli Movie Night! (With English subtitles) 

Want to give us a hand?  Volunteer at Yom HaatZmaut 

This program is proudly supported by the Israel Engagement Fund: A JCC Association of North America
Program Accelerator.

In Partnership with Jewish Silicon Valley – Mercaz Israeli | APJCC Fitness Center | Camp Shalom | PJ Library  | Yavneh Day School | Beged Kefet | RSJ | Congregation Sinai  | Temple Emanu-El  | Congregation Beth David |  Congregation Shir Hadash | BBYO  | Israeli Consulate to the North West | World Zionist Organization’s Department of Irgoon and Israelis Abroad


Food & Drinks: The Malawah Bar | Hummus Bodega


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Addison-Penzak JCC
14855 Oka Road, Suite 201
Los Gatos, CA 95032 United States
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