Celebrate Israel

All events are free and open to the community

Yom Hazikaron Commemoration

Sunday, April 30 • 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.

More information: israelprograms@jfedgmw.org


Yom Ha'atzmaut Concert

Monday, May 1

Doors open at 6 p.m. • Program begins at 6:30 p.m.

Temple B’nai Abraham
300 East Northfield Road, Livingston


Neshama Carlebach and her band with the Glory to God Singers
Neshama, daughter of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, is a superstar in Jewish entertainment. She has performed worldwide and has sold more than one million records.

Space is limited! Event is free and open to the public but RSVP required. For more information contact us at israelprograms@jfedgmw.org.

Yom Ha’atzmaut Teen Party

Monday, May 1 • 8 p.m

JCC MetroWest 
760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange​

Free admission and open to teens age 14-18

Yom Ha'atzmaut Concert

Tuesday, May 2

Doors open at 3:45 p.m. • Program begins at 4 p.m.

JCC MetroWest • Maurice Levin Theater
760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange
Tickets: $5 in advance • $10 at door

Come together for a Yom Ha’Atzmaut concert celebrating 69 years with Mama Doni

Space is limited! For more information contact Katy Strulson at kstrulson@jccmetrowest.org or (973) 530-3915.

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Yom Ha'atzmaut at the Y!

Tuesday, May 2

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. • Yom Hazikaron Ceremony begins promptly at 6:15 p.m.

YM-YWHA of Union County
501 Green Lane, Union, NJ

Special performance by The Y Studs, Yeshiva University's Elite A Capella Group.


  • Children’s activities
  • JEC Choir performance
  • Unique Israeli vendors
  • Kosher food available for purchase
  • Fun for the whole family!

For more information call  (908) 289-8112

Special thanks to the Halpern and Kramer families for supporting this event.

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Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration

Sunday, May 7 • 12-3 p.m

Gottesman RTW Academy
146 Dover Chester Road, Randolph​

Inflatables and ballons, sports and games, face painting and henna tatoos, BBQ and snacks. Special live performance for ages 5-9! Free admission! RSVP to mvaknin@grtwacademy.org

Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration

Thursday, May 11 • 7 p.m.

JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ

  • Sample delicious Israeli wine and cheese
  • Special performance by Reut Regev Trio
  • Enjoy the beautiful "DesArad: Negev Inspired Artwork" exhibit

Event is free and open to the public but RSVP required. For more information contact Randi Zucker at rzucker@jccnj.org or  (908) 889-8800, ext. 253.

In partnership with Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and Temple Emanu-El.

Celebrate Israel Parade

Sunday, June 4 • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us as we march down Fifth Avenue! The Celebrate Israel Parade theme is “Kulanu B’yachad Celebrate Israel all together” and we would like to march as ONE community all together, registration is free to all Greater MetroWest Synagogues! Please contact Stephanie Brand at sbrand@jfedgmw.org to register today!


When is the Parade?
The Parade will be Sunday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What is the route for the Parade?
The Parade will go up Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue from 57th to 74th Streets.

What happens if it rains?
The Parade happens – RAIN OR SHINE.


Contact Stephanie Brand at sbrand@jfedgmw.org or (973) 929-3176.

Building an inclusive community is a priority. Contact us and we will make every effort to meet your needs. 

Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut Events in the Greater MetroWest area. Click on the marker for more details.

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