Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmLocation:
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (the J)
8900 Little River Turnpike
Contact: Laurie Albert
Sunday, May 21, 2017
@the J (8900 Little River Turnpike Fairfax)
The J invites the community to celebrate Israel@69. Engaging events and interactive activities will run throughout the day. Join us to celebrate Israel and her people and to strengthen our connections to the Washington area Jewish community.
Headlining Entertainment: 2pm
Shlomit & RebbeSoul and featuring renown Brazilian percussionist
Climb Masada on the Rock Wall • Hands-on activities & exhibits • Food for purchase • PJ Library Activities • Go Gaga for the Gaga Pit • Moonbounces • Green Screen • Israeli Dancing with Markid Mike • DrummingWorkshops • Giant Size Games in Gan Sacer Park • Sidewalk Chalk Art & Murals • Israel-style shuk (market) • Face painting • Kotel • Balloon twisting • cotton candy • Meet Canaan Dogs • and MORE!
Israeli Dancing Workshops with Markid Mike (12:30pm, 1pm)
Drumming Workshops with As the Beat Goes On (1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm)
Noon Opening - Welcome
12:10pm Gesher Makeylah led by P’nina McCabe & Middle School Band led by Rabbi Mat Tonti
2:00pm Shlomit & RebbeSoul - featuring Cassio Duarte
3:15pm j.dance performs
3:30pm Northern Virginia pre-school sing-along
3:40pm Shir Joy: The Youth Choir of Temple Rodef Shalom led by Cantor Allen Leider
3:55pm Community singing of the Ha'tikvah
4:30pm Cinema J presents the film: Bal Ej: The Hidden Jews of Ethiopia Meet the film maker: Irene Orleansky. For information click here
Kosher Food available for purchase: • Satori Kitchen • Brooklyn Deli • Tovavi Falafel • Scoops2U • Javazen Coffee
Free Admission • Free on-site & off-site parking/shuttle
Parking Available at the NOVA Community College Annandale Campus
(8333 Little River Turnpike Annandale, VA 22003).
You are only allowed to park in LOT “B”, which has a lot of spaces (do not park in any other lot, or you will risk being towed at your own expense). LOT “B” can be accessed from Wakefield Chapel Rd.
There are (2) large buses running frequently between the campus and the J.
A staff person from the J is on-site at NOVA to assist you
(you’ll see a blue & white umbrella).
Click here for campus map: https://www.nvcc.edu/annandale/_files/annandale-campus-map.pdf
This program is presented by the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia and The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington; partially sponsored by WJW and IAC, and in collaboration with area synagogues and Jewish organizations.