In celebration of the 65th anniversary of Israel's independence, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is hosting a community-wide Yom Ha'Atzmaut festival Sunday, April 21 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The free, family friendly event will offer entertainment for all ages, including crafts, inflatables and performances by some of the most acclaimed Jewish artists.
The lineup includes popular ensemble group Mika Karni and Kol Dodi; rock artist Naomi Less; and stand-up comedian Joel Chasnoff, who will also serve as the event emcee. Local rabbis and cantors will lead attendees in singing the national anthems for the United States and Israel, followed by a commemorative candle lighting ceremony. The special youth area will feature Israel-themed activities like an IDF training zone, Masada rock climbing wall and a show by PJ Library recording artist, Joanie Leeds. Door prizes include round-trip tickets to Israel, courtesy of El Al Airlines.