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Yom Ha’Atzmaut Israel Independence Community Celebration

April 22, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

Israel at 70

10142_JCL_Israel at 70 Logo_FINALAll ages. Join the St. Louis Jewish community as we walk, parade and celebrate Israel’s 70th Anniversary in grand style. Park at Temple Israel as we walk together, starting at 12pm, ending at Congregation Shaare Emeth where entertainment, food (for purchase), and fun activities await starting at 1pm. Shuttle buses will return you to your car anytime during the day.

To learn more, view the brochure.

Sunday, April 22, 11:30-4pm
11:30am-12:30pm: Unity Walk – Congregation Temple Israel to Congregation Shaare Emeth

  • Walk participants: Meet at Temple Israel by 11:30am (1 Rabbi Alvan D Rubin Dr, 63141)
  • Join your family, youth group, synagogue or sports team as we walk to Congregation Shaare Emeth.
  • Arrive early to allow time for parking and staging.
  • Walk begins promptly at noon.
  • First 500 people receive a free t-shirt! (handed out at TI)

12:30-4pm: Community Celebration at Congregation Shaare Emeth

  • Welcome ceremony at 1pm
  • Interactive Israeli-themed activities
  • Inflatables
  • Face painting
  • Israeli Zumba session
  • 3D Virtual Reality Israel experience
  • Petting Zoo
  • Kosher food for purchase

This is a free event!

Contact: Yael Treger, 314.442.3137

To volunteer, click here.

Presented by The Ruth & Harold Sher Center of Jewish Life of the St. Louis Jewish Community Center.
Program generously funded by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

Honorary Chairs:
Penny & Marc Alper
Adinah & Heschel Raskas

Israel at 70 would not be possible without the support and partnership of many community organizations.

AJC- St. Louis
Bais Abraham Congregation
Center for Jewish Learning
Central Reform Congregation
Chabad St. Louis
Chabad on Campus
Chabad of Chesterfield
Congregation Bnai Amoona
Congregation Shaare Emeth
Congregation Temple Israel
HF Epstein Hebrew Academy
Israeli Folk Dancing St. Louis
Jewish Community
Relations Council
Kol Rinah
Next Dor STL
Nusach Hari B’nai Zion
PJ Library
Saul Brodsky Library
Saul Mirowitz Jewish
Community School
Shaving Israel
St. Louis Chapter Hadassah
St. Louis Friends of Israel
St. Louis Shinshinim
Temple Emanuel
Torah Mitzion St. Louis
Traditional Congregation
Tzofim: St. Louis Israeli Scouts
United Hebrew Congregation
Young Israel of St. Louis


April 22, 2018
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Yael Treger


Congregation Shaare Emeth
11645 Ladue Rd
St. Louis, MO 63141 United States
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