May 17, 2015 | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
In honor of Israel’s
Independence Day, Yom Ha'atzmaut, Wise is participating in the Celebrate Israel Festival,
the largest Jewish celebration in North America, taking place at the Cheviot
Hills Recreation Center in the Rancho Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.
We want to make it easy for you
to celebrate with our community, so buses will be running all day long to and
from Wise! Meet at Wise beginning at 9:30 a.m. for an Israeli-themed brunch,
buses will begin running at 10 a.m. and will run on the hour from Wise and on
the half-hour from the event, with the last bus leaving the event at 6:30 p.m.
Ten Ways that YOU can
Celebrate at the Festival:
- Travel through time and explore Jerusalem,
learn about the Old City and participate in hands-on projects.
- Walk through the Kotel Tunnels and
put a note in the Western Wall.
- Take a stroll through
one of the most colorful spots in Jerusalem, the "Shuk",
with artists from Israel and local vendors selling art, jewelry, Judaica,
sculptures, painting, and hand-crafted gifts.
- Stop by the Technology Pavilion
and find out why Israel is a leader in tech innovation.
- See the art
installation, and add your personal
touch to the community mural.
- Enjoy traditional Kosher food and
Israeli street fare.
- Free art projects: sand
art mezzuzah, tie-dye kippah, Star of David bracelets, Jerusalem stone picture
frames and more.
Zone attractions: exotic reptile show, face painting, balloon art,
stilt walkers and bounce houses.
Pavilion: digital entertainment, games and a video mitzvah project.
- Beer Garden (bring ID)
and Bedouin Tent for Birthright
Advance tickets online for $6,
or $10 day of the event.
Tickets for Wise Members: Click here