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Celebrate Israel Festival - New York
Sunday, May 31st at 2:00pm EST
Online sale ends: 05/31/15 at 7:00pm EST
Pier 94
711 12th Ave
New York, NY 10019
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Rinat Gabay

Presented by the Israeli-American Council (IAC)


Festival Schedule:

Official Ceremony 4:45pm
Hosted by actress Rebecca Griffin with performances by the Hebrew Charter School Choir under the musical direction of Yishai Fisher

Food Court Area 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Blue Note Jazz Stage
2:00pm - Dida Pelled
2:40pm - Nadav Remez
3:20pm – Mika Hary
4:00pm – Yotam Silberstein

Basketball Clinics 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Maccabi Tel-Aviv Basketball Club
Kids Area
2:00pm - 5:30pm Krav Maga Workshops
2:00pm - 5:30pm Chess NYC Tournaments
2:00pm - 3:30pm Drum Circle
Tech Pavilion 2:45pm - 3:30pm
TEDtalk style presentations from the hottest Israeli start-ups

Main Stage
Music by DJ Yaniv
3:00pm - 3:15pm Tzofim Friendship Caravan
3:30pm - 4:30pm Rinat Gabay
4:45pm - 5:15pm Official Ceremony
5:30pm - 7:00pm RITA


Celebrate Israel Festival, the largest celebration of Israeli culture in New York, will take place on Sunday May 31, 2015 from 2pm to 7pm at Pier 94 (located at 711  12th Ave, New York).

Over 10,000 community members will celebrate the State of Israel with live entertainment, family activities, culture, food & art. Discount tickets sold online.

Live Performances - Legendary Israeli pop singer Rita and children's star Rinat Gabay will be performing.

Blue Note Jazz Stage: - Presenting some of the best Israeli jazz artists currently performing in NYC: Nadav RemezMika HaryYotam Silberstein and Dida Pelled

Jerusalem Western Wall  - If you have not been to Israel, stop by the Kotel to put a note in the Wall. All notes will be sent to the real Kotel after the Festival. 

"Shuk" Machane Yehuda  - Take a stroll through one of the most colorful marketplaces in Jerusalem. Walking through the "Shuk", you will feel right at home with artists from Israel and local vendors selling art, jewelry, Judaica, sculptures, painting, and hand crafted gifts. Visit our website for more details on all of the artists. www.celebrateisraelfestival.com 

Technology Pavilion - Check out some of the latest Israeli technologIies and innovations! Ted-style presentations will take place throughout the day. Visit our website for the full schedule. CAN WE SAY ISRAELI?


Maccabi Tel-Aviv On The Basketball Court -  Featuring two legendary former Maccabi Tel-Aviv players, Derrick Sharp and David Blu will shoot hoops, take photos with fans, and sign merchandise. 

"Ahava" Art Installation - We love Jerusalem so much that we decided to recreate the famous "Ahava" statue from the Israel Museum. Stop by and take your photo there and show us how much you love Israel. Don't forget to tag it on Instagram using the hashtag #CelebrateIsraelFest

Community Mural - We are excited to have Los Angeles based artist extraordinaire Tomer Perez back again. Stop by the large-scale community mural that Tomer will create, and grab a paintbrush to add your personal touch. We can't wait to see the finished masterpiece. 


Kosher Food - Enjoy traditional food and "street fare" that will inspire your next trip to Israel - 100% Kosher!       

"Israel 24/7" Instagram Photography Competition -  Experience the everyday life of Israel from the people that live it! Now It's time to see the winners of thisur Instagram competition!   
CreateLAB - Design, build, create and be inspired at our famous CreateLab, open all day with multiple FREE art projects for the entire family. Express yourself and enjoy arts and crafts with our entire community.


Items Not Allowed
No outside Food & Beverage. No Dogs. Security will bag check at this event.
Additional Information
For more details and updates on all Celebrate Israel Festival New York activities please visit www.celebrateisraelfestival.com/newyork

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2:00pm to 7:00pm
Doors open at 2:00pm

Child ticket, day of event: $10.00
Adult ticket, day of event: $15.00

All Ages

Pier 94<br> 711 12th Ave<br> New York, 10019


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