Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
is proud to present

Yom Ha’atzmaut Concert

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 • 7:30 p.m.
JCC MetroWest • Maurice Levin Theater
760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ

We thank our corporate sponsors
for supporting the CAPAIM concert:

» General Plumbing Supply

» SWK Technologies

» Waldor & Shulman

» Sunrise Cellars / Sunrise Kitchens

Please visit our sponsors online


More information:

Yom Ha’atzmaut Family Celebration

Sunday, April 19 • 10:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Adath Shalom Synagogue
841 Mountain Way, Morris Plains, NJ

Fun for the entire family. Music, games, activities, and more!

Free and open to the public. » click here to download flyer.

More information: Jayne Karten at

Yom Ha'atzmaut Teen Event

Sunday, April 19, 2015 • 12-3 p.m.
Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus
901 Route 10, Whippany, NJ


Go “all around” Israel with Greater Metrowest Teens! Grab your passport and join us for an exciting, hands-on Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration. Climb in the Golan Heights, enjoy falafel in Jerusalem, meet friends in Tel Aviv, and much more!

This event is free and open to all Greater MetroWest teens.

More information: Amanda Solomon at

Family Israel Day At The J

Sunday, April 19, 2015 • 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
JCC MetroWest
Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC Building

760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ


You don’t have to fly to experience the wonders of life
in Israel! Please join us to celebrate Israel’s 67 years
of independence.

  • Mineral Digging
  • Israeli Dancing
  • Mini Shuk Shopping
  • Goodies for Noshing (for Purchase)
  • Kotel Note Writing
  • Masada Rock Wall Climbing

Ages 2–10 • FREE & OPEN TO ALL

More information: Katy Strulson (973) 530-3915 •

» click here for more info

Yom Hazikaron Commemoration

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 • 7 p.m.
JCC MetroWest • Maurice Levin Theater
760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ

Please join the Greater MetroWest community as we remember Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror attacks.

Ceremony, film screening, and Hebrew language sing-along.

This year’s ceremony is held in memory of Matan Gotlib, a member of Greater MetroWest Diller Teen Fellows, who was killed during Operation Protective Edge.
More information:

Yom Ha’atzmaut at the Y!

Thursday, April 23, 2015 • 5:30-8:30 p.m.
YM-YWHA of Union County
501 Green Lane, Union, NJ

featuring The Maccabeats

Fun for the whole family. Special activities for children. JEC Choir performance. Kosher food available for purchase.

For more information, call (908) 289-8112.

Special thanks to the Halpern and Kramer families for their support of this event.

Yom Hazikaron Commemoration

Prior to the Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration, please join us as we remember Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror attacks. All are welcome.

Young Adult
Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration

Cruisin' For Israel

Saturday, April 25th, 9 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.  
Cornucopia Destiny
14th Street at Frank Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ 07030


Contact: Kim Schwartzman at or (201) 820-3936.

Join Jewish Young Professionals as we cruise along the Hudson celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut!

Boat departs promptly at 9:30 p.m.

HURRY! Special Early Bird Price: $32 (Limited availability at this rate)
Price after April 7: $40 • at the door: $55

Ticket Includes: 2 Drinks* • Kosher Dairy Desserts • DJ • 2-Hour Cruise

*Open to all Jewish Young Professionals ages 21-39
*Cocktail attire

» click here to purchase tickets online

Additional Events In The Community:

Rutgers Israel Run
Location: Buccleuch Park
321 Easton Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Date/Time: Sunday, April 19, at 10 a.m.
To Register:
Contact: David Yellin: or (732) 887-0480

ISRAEL 24/7 Yom Ha’atzmaut Party
Come join us Friday, April 24th for the celebration of 67 years Israel was founded as our beautiful Jewish State! Israeli BBQ, music, booths and more!
Location: Rutgers University
College Avenue Campus (Brower Courtyard)
Friday, April 24 at 12 - 4 p.m.
Contact: Ido Mahatzri:

Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation Post-screening discussion with Gloria Greenfield
Location: Temple Beth El
2419 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07304
Date/Time: Sunday, April 19, 4 p.m.  

Rabbi Dr. Edgar Nof Speech: A mentor for-Bridges for Hope- an organization that promotes bridges of peace, love, and understanding in Haifa.
Location: Temple Sinai
208 Summit Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Rabbi Gershon at (908) 273-4921

Yom Ha’zikaron Observance &
Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration

Featuring Guest Speaker Malcolm Hoenlein
Learning The Lessons Of History: Understanding the World in Which We Live
Location: Congregation Etz Chaim
1 Lafayette Road, Livingston, NJ
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 22nd • 6:45 p.m.
» click here to download the flier

Morristown Jewish Center
Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration

Congregation Shabbat Dinner
Date: Friday, April 24 • 6 p.m.
$18/adult • $12/child 5 and older • Under 5 free
$50 maximum per family
RSVP for dinner to by April 17th
6:45 p.m. The Songs of Israel – Sing Along with Hadar Tal, Israeli Youth Emissary
7:00 p.m. “What You Can Do For Israel & What Israel Can Do For You” presented by Amir Shacham

Yom Ha’atzmaut • Israel’s Independence Day
Celebrate Israel Shabbat Dinner
Location: Congregation B’nai Israel
Millburn Avenue, Millburn, NJ
Date: Friday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Featuring Your Favorite Israeli Songs!
Attend Shabbat Service of Your Choice…Before or After Dinner!
6 p.m.: Family Shabbat Service • 8:15 p.m.: Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Israeli-Style Shabbat Dinner:
Chicken Kababs and Chicken Schnitzel and Rice Pilaf
Hummus and Mediterranean Salads plus Pita
RSVP Required by Monday, April 20
» click here to download the RSVP form


Jewish Comedian and Author Joel Chasnoff
Location: Oheb Shalom
170 Scotland Road, South Orange, NJ 07079
Date/Time: Saturday, April 25, 8:30 p.m.
To Purchase Tickets: click here


Temple Beth Shalom
Yom Ha’atzmaut Family Fun Day

Location: Kushner Academy
110 South Orange Avenue, Livingston, NJ
Date/Time: Sunday, April 26 • 12:30-3:00 p.m. • Rain or shine
TBS Members: $18/family (up to 5 people)
Non Members: $25/family (up to 5 people)
$5 each additional person over 2 years of age
RSVP by April 20th at or
» click here to download the RSVP form

Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebrations in the Greater MetroWest area

We believe in inclusive programming for everyone.
For more information, please contact or (973) 929-3129.