Join us for our annual community-wide celebration of Israel’s independence & Celebrate 71 years of Israel Tel-Aviv Style!
Location: The Merfish Teen Center, 9000 S. Rice *
- Israeli-Style Torch Lighting Ceremony
- Eurovision-inspired concert featuring local musicians
- Nachalat Benyamin artist fair with art & crafts for sale
- LOTS of crafts, games, and activities for kids
- Tel Aviv “beach” at the Merfish pool (weather permitting)
- Israeli Food catered by Laykie’s Gourmet Café at the J, My Pita and Genesis Steakhouse
*Street parking only at the Merfish Teen Center. Off-site parking and free bus transportation from the main J provided.
This event is put on by the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC with generous funding from the Israel American Council and the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston and sponsored by the Consul General of Israel to the Southwest, Congregation Or Ami, URJ Greene Family Camp, Camp Young-Judea Texas, Robert M. Beren Academy, Bnai Akivah, Shevet Ramon, The Medallion, Ulpan Shemesh, Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism, United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston, Congregation Beth Yeshurun and The Shlenker School.
Additional sponsors may be listed on our website.