Join the Jewish community for a celebration of Israel’s diversity, culture, heritage and people as we observe her 74th birthday. Explore the different threads of the Jewish diaspora that are rooted in the land of Israel, through live music, delicious traditional food, and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Celebrate Israel Festival

May 15th, 11AM–4PM

This event is open to the public but pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Individuals who pre-register for the event will receive entry into an opportunity drawing for fantastic prizes.

Schedule of Events

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Israeli Emissaries Shinshinim

National Anthems

Welcome San Diego Jewish Federation & House of Israel

Consul General of Israel- Dr. Hillel Newman

The Ken Jewish Community

Kavod Charter School

San Diego Councilmember Stephen Whitburn

Keshet group by IAC

San Diego County Sheriff- Kelly Martinez

Neirman Preschool, Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS

Israeli Folk Dance- Led by Lilian Elbaz

Cooking Demo - Spice it up with Deb 

Marganit Shaya

Calibear Band

Israel Trivia- Win a Prize!