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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

Children's Carnival
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | JCC Auditorium

Fun for kids of all ages! Carnival games, prizes, inflatables, face painting, and balloon artist!  Food from Star Catering will be available for purchase.

17th Annual B’nai B’rith Jewish Trivia Contest
6:00– 7:00 p.m. | Social Hall

BIG cash prizes to participants and their favorite local Jewish charity. For details please e-mail or call (402) 334-6443.

Israeli Movie & Reception
7:00 p.m. | JCC Theater

The community is invited to enjoy some Israeli culture with a special movie screening and reception. The reception will feature Israeli inspired appetizers and drinks and will be held in the JCC Gallery immediately following the movie.

This program is made possible with the support of the following Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation Funds: Herbert Goldsten Trust, Special Donor Advised Fund, the Shirley and Leonard Goldstein Supporting Foundation and the Murray H. and Sharee C. Newman Supporting Foundation.