Home > Blog > Israel Fest 2023! Now Indoors!

This page may contain affiliate or sponsored links. For more information, see our terms of use.

Israel Fest 2023! Now Indoors!

Israel Fest 2023 at the Simon Family JCC

Now Indoors and happening RAIN OR SHINE! A great event this month from our advertising partners at the Simon Family JCC! Israel Fest is a FREE Event and is open to the public.

Where: Simon Family JCC 5000 Corporate Woods Drive Virginia Beach Virginia 23462

When: Sunday, April 30, 2023 from 12-4pm.

Description: There will be something for everyone at this year’s Israel Festival, presented by the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Simon Family JCC. It’s the annual celebration of Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day.

Guests will partake in a virtual tour of Israel, all while remaining on the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus. The community will experience the exciting tastes, attractions, crafts, games, and sites that make Israel the country she is today.

Israel Fest is FUN for all ages and faiths. Admission is FREE, some activities require tickets. Tickets will be needed for:

  • Authentic Israeli Food
  • Beer & Wine
  • Soda, Water, Limonana
  • Sfenj (Moroccan Donuts)
  • Smoothies by Temple Emanuel
  • Israeli Salad by B’nai Israel
  • Rugelach by Congregation Beth El
  • Kona Ice
  • Face Painting
  • Maccabi Basketball (3 throws)
  • Israel Photo Booth
  • Balloon Art
  • Camel Rides
  • Rock Wall

Learn more and purchase tickets (save time and money by pre-purchasing in advance!) here: bit.ly/IsraelFest_2023

By pre-purchasing your tickets online you can get bundles at a fraction of the cost of the individual tickets that are available the day of the event AND you can pick up your ticket bundles at Will Call to avoid the lines and jump right into the celebration!