The JCC is coordinating a celebration of Israel’s 65th anniversary that started yesterday and runs through April 16. There are numerous events around the neighborhood, most of them free. On April 16, violinist Miri Ben-Ari (above)will play a closing concert including various free events.
“The Upper West Side comes together to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. New Yorkers will celebrate the rich and complex culture, history, and people of Israel at events throughout the Upper West Side sponsored by neighborhood synagogues, schools, and Jewish organizations. Convened by The JCC in Manhattan in collaboration with and funded by UJA-Federation of New York, our celebration begins on April 11 and culminates in a concert on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 pm, headlined by Grammy Award winning violinist Miri Ben-Ari.”
For a list of events, click here.