Join us on as we celebrate Israel's Independence Day!
Join us on Monday, May 1st for the 2017 Yom Ha'Atzmaut Festival. From the children's carnival to an Israeli movie and reception, there is something for everyone! All events are FREE
and open to the community. For more information
please contact Esther Katz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Children's Carnival - Held Rain or Shine!
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | JCC Pavilion*
Head to the JCC Pavilion to travel Israel through games, inflatables, face painting, tattoo artist, and balloon art while winning prizes along the way. Israeli Teens from our Partnership Area will be here to help bring a true Israeli vibe to our celebration. Food from Star Catering will be available for purchase. We recommend parking in the Fitness Center parking lot.
*In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held in the JCC Gymnasium.
17th Annual B’nai B’rith Jewish Trivia Contest
6:00– 7:00 p.m. | Social Hall
Join us in the JCC Social Hall for the 17th annual B'nai B'rith Jewish trivia contest. Participants can win cash prizes for themselves and their favorite local Jewish charity. Advanced sign up is required. Please e-mail email@example.com or call (402)334-6443 for details or to register.
Israeli Movie & Reception
7:00 p.m. | JCC Theater
Featured Movie: Bar Bahar (In Between), 2016
Join us for a free screening of Bar Bahar (or In Between) on the big screen in the JCC Theater. Bar Bahar tells
the story of three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel
Aviv, as they try to find a balance between traditional and modern
culture. Special Israeli concessions* will be available during the film.
around after the movie for a reception in the JCC Gallery featuring
delicious Israeli street food, beer, and Kosher wine. This portion of
the event is open to community members, ages 21+.
*Please check food ingredients in order to avoid any food allergy reactions.
This program is made possible with the support of the Herbert Goldsten Trust, the IAC, and the following Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation Funds: Special Donor Advised Fund, the Shirley and Leonard Goldstein Supporting Foundation and the Murray H. and Sharee C. Newman Supporting Foundation.