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Family Friendly Israel @ 70 Celebrations

Pop Up Pita Party, Highland Park

JUF Young Families

April 19, 12:00pm

Join JUF Young Families and celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday! Pop in to Mizrahi Grill in Highland Park any time between 12:00-3:00pm for Israeli crafts, party favors and giveaways to celebrate the big day!

Cost: Free, $5 falafel sandwiches for purchase

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Sensational @ Seventy, Chicago

Anshe Emet Synagogue

April 19, 6:00pm

Enjoy the tastes, smells and sights of Israel in our Shuk with a hummus demonstration, shwarma sandwiches, falafel, Israeli wine tasting, Israeli dancing and much more!

Cost: $15/Adults; $5/Children 5+ (4 and under are Free)


Israel's 70th Birthday Celebration Tot Shabbat, Chicago

Temple Sholom of Chicago

April 20, 5:00pm

Tot Shabbat Celebrates Israel's 70th Birthday! Tot service for children ages 0-5. Celebrate with our Clergy followed by dinner, art project and a special dessert! We hope you will join us! This event is opened to the entire community.

Cost: $20/ per family


Shabbat-A-Tot Birthday Party for Israel, Chicago

Emanuel Congregation

April 21, 10:15am

Aimed to engage 0 to 6-year olds, this event is free and open to everyone! Bring your tots to celebrate the birthday of Israel and enjoy story, music, crafts, and fun! For more information or to RSVP contact Cantor Shelly at

Cost: Free


Israel at 70 Community Carnival and Activies, Chicago

Moadon Kol Chadash

April 22, 2:00pm

Join Moadon Kol Chadash in celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday together! It’s a family celebration with activities for all ages! Open to the community. More details to follow.

Cost: Free

Israel @70 Family Concert and Celebration, Chicago

JCC of Chicago

May 13, 1:00pm

Join us for an afternoon packed with family fun as we celebrate Israel @ 70. The day will include a main stage concert by Israeli singing star Gad Elbaz, Israel themed activities and crafts, kosher Israeli food, giveaways and more! This event is generously supported by the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF) and JCC Chicago partners, Jewish Community Council (JCCWRP), Associated Talmud Torahs of Chicago (ATT) and the Consulate General of Israel in Chicago.

Cost: Free

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Upcoming Events

Mom & Tot @ The Dr. Sue Library! Wednesday, May 23, 2018 9:30 AM More info
Mommy & Me @ The Dr. Sue Library! Wednesday, May 23, 2018 11:00 AM More info
Babyccino: Tots Love Shabbat @ The Dr. Sue Library Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:30 AM More info
Glick Family Camp 2018 Friday, May 25, 2018 9:00 AM More info
Shalom Shabbat Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:00 AM More info