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Jewish + Israeli Connection

JEWISH + ISRAELI CONNECTION

The world of Jewish and Israeli connection awaits you at Sid Jacobson JCC! Deeply rooted in all we do, our Randie Waldbaum Malinsky Center for Israel and Ruth & Saul Weinberger Center for Jewish Life + Learning pride themselves on our everlasting mission towards tikkun olam, repairing the world. Our comprehensive programs instill a foundation of Jewish and Israeli values, traditions, and culture, through art, human connection, and education, while enriching the lives of individuals and families in the community.

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ISRAELFEST IS POSTPONED

High winds in addition to potential flooding result in safety issues. Our partners and security consultants concur that Israelfest should be postponed.
We are sad that we cannot celebrate Israel, especially when it is under attack as it is today. We will find a new time to rally, to regroup and to celebrate Israel for all its accomplishments, so please stay tuned.
We thank all of our sponsors, partners, vendors, and the wider community for the support received in our celebration of Israel’s 71st birthday.

Israelfest, now in its fifth year, is a Yom HaAtzmaut community celebration of Israel’s birthday.

The largest celebration of Israel on Long Island, the event brings together thousands of attendees is a joint venture between Sid Jacobson JCC and UJA–Federation of New York with more than 30 partner agencies including synagogues, Jewish educational institutions, JCC’s, Jewish youth organizations, media partners and vendors.

This year’s event will feature live Israeli music from the band TLV and Jewish choirs, a variety of activities for all ages, food from vendors 16 Handles, Ben Deli, Colbeh, and Green Olive, rides for children, an Israeli Market Shuk and dancing. Admission, parking, and rides are free.

Israelfest takes place rain or shine, the entire event is tented to protect from inclement weather.

Interested in volunteering at Israelfest? Visit Israelfest on Time for Good or contact Linda Samet, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, 516.484.1545 ext. 149, lsamet@sjjcc.org.

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ISRAELFEST EVENT AREA MAP

SPONSORS

Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Jaimee Molberger, Development Associate, Grants + Foundations, 516.484.1545 ext. 116, jmolberger@sjjcc.org.

PLATINUM SPONSOR
NANCY WALDBAUM
GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS
ILANA NIMKOFF
OLIVIA WALDBAUM
COOPER WALDBAUM
PARTNERS

The 2019 event is made possible by participating partner organizations across Long Island and New York City. Interested in being a partner? Contact Gili Dvash, Director of Randie Waldbaum Malinsky Center for Israel,  516.484.1545, ext. 115, gdvash@sjjcc.org.

MEDIA PARTNERS

Interested in being a media partner? Contact Trisha Lombardo, PR + Communications Manager, 516.484.1545 ext. 130, trlombardo@sjjcc.org.

VENDORS

Interested in being a vendor? Contact Lori Kantorowitz, Operations Coordinator, 516.484.1545 ext. 230, lkantorowitz@sjjcc.org.