Thursday, October 8, 2015 Tishri 25, 5776
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia


2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
The mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is to mobilize financial and volunteer resources to address the community's most critical priorities in Philadelphia, Israel and overseas.

Israel 65 --Israel Independence Day City-Wide Celebration

May 19, 2013 10:15 AM-4:00 PM



Design a float or march with your synagogue, school, camp or other community organization and show pride in our Jewish homeland! Joining our parade will be the Avalon String Band, Star of David Bikers, the Philadelphia Fife and Drum Corps, and other luminaries!

Parade line-up is at Eakins Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in front of the Art Museum

Line Up: begins at 10:15 a.m. at Eakins Oval. 

Your marching orders will arrive by May 10, 2013.

* Parade:  Kick off at 11:00 a.m., rain or shine

The Parade will  walk to the spacious, climate-controlled Pennsylvania Convention Center for part two of this amazing event!  This is the FIRST time that our annual Israel celebration will be staged indoors and record crowds are anticipated.

>> Sign up for the parade!


From noon to 4 p.m. enjoy fabulous Israeli food, entertainment, arts & crafts, dancing and shopping. Visit an authentic Bedouin tent; learn Krav Maga; celebrate Israel's achievements in science and technology; create a huge Israeli flag out of K'NEX; savor succulent ethnic fare using recipes from a brand new cookbook created by local women in conjunction with Philadelphia's Partnership 2Gether communities of Netivot and Sedot Negev in Israel. And this is just for starters....

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