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Celebrate Israel Independence Day with Robbie Gringras

Falafel, Israeli dancing, Hatikvah, gaga and entertainment from world-renowned performer and educator Robbie Gringras are the makings of a great party, and you’re invited!

On May 14, 1948, the significant piece of land on the Mediterranean Sea officially became the modern state of Israel, and we want to celebrate diaspora-style.

The Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration evening guarantees to have something for everyone. We begin with food, Israeli dancing, and a moving ceremony organized by Israelis living in Boulder. Then, while the children play gaga and other exciting games, the adults (everyone 13 years of age and up) get to laugh, cry and commiserate over Robbie Gringras’s performance of That’s Why I’m (Still) Here – A celebration of the complexities of life in Israel, through stories and songs.

Robbie’s performance “bridges the Israel-Diaspora connection with empathy and insight” and creates an “unforgettable experience of humour, emotion, and warmth.” Robbie has performed in London’s West End, Australia and Hong Kong in addition to performances all over the US and will be available after the show to answer questions.

Details:
Thursday, April 26, 2012
• Har Hashem’s South Building – 3910 Pinon Drive, Boulder
(accessible by driving the length of the Baseline Road parking lot into the next parking lot)
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Free Celebration for Families
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Performance for adults 13 and up, programming for children 5-12 provided at no charge
• Tickets for the performance $8 in advance, $10 at the door can be purchased at www.boulderjcc.org.

This event is brought to you by Jewish Together – Boulder, a collaborative effort of the Boulder synagogues and the Boulder JCC.

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