Celebrating Israel

A Gesher Jewish Day School student gets twisted up in a map of Israel at the JCC of Northern Virginia.
Photo courtesy of the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

Israel-lovers flocked to Israel Fest, held on May 21 at the Bender Jewish Community Center in Rockville and the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia in Fairfax. Washington Jewish Week was the media sponsor and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington was a co-sponsor.

Volunteer Bob Samet helped welcome the community to Israel Fest at the JCC of Northern Virginia
Photo courtesy of the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

The festival at the Bender Jewish Community Center attracted guests of all ages.
Photo by Justin Katz

 

Michael Cohen and Sasha enjoy the music at the Bender JCC.
Photo by Justin Katz

 

The band The Outskirts entertain the Rockville crowd.
Photo by Justin Katz

 

Masada in Fairfax was a lot steeper, but not as high, as the one in Israel.
Photo courtesy of the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

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