Celebrate Israel 73!

Israeli Flag

Join TIC as we celebrate with a month full of programs!

Middah of the monthAhavat Yisrael (Love of Israel)

What are the different ways you connect with Israel?

  • Sights: Watch a live camera feed from the Kotel here.
  • Sounds: Listen to the TIC Israel Spotify Playlist. This is an open, collaborative playlist! Click the link, add it to your library and then search to add your favorite Israel songs for all to enjoy.
  • Tastes: Make your own delicious Bissli with this recipe.
  • Touch: Read Robbie Gringras’ Wrestling and Hugging, a pivotal essay exploring alternate paradigms for Israel-Diaspora relationships.

For more details, links and passwords on any of our events, please see the TIC emails. Not a member? Contact Beth Levick, Director of Programming and Membership.

Join us for these exciting events!

Virtual Family Game Night for a Cause (Israel Edition)

Tuesday, April 13 from 7:00-8:00 pm

This session’s game: Charades. RSVP to Adam Bender.

TIC Tiyul to Israel

Rescheduled to Sunday, April 18
1:00-3:00 pm

All ages welcome – bring the entire family!

  • Find pieces of a puzzle at the Archeological Dig in Ceasaria
  • Write a prayer for the Kotel in Jerusalem
  • Create a work of art at Tzfat
  • Dance like crazy in Eilat
  • Play “Matkot” at the Sport Center in Tel Aviv (12 year olds and up)
  • Complete your tiyul with a visit to the “Shuk” on your way out to get a bag of Israeli goodies

Questions? Email Cathy.

Yom HaZikaron

Israel’s Remembrance Day

Sundown on Tuesday, April 13-Nightfall on Wednesday, April 14

The Israel House of Westchester and Westchester Jewish Council invite you to:

Westchester’s Annual Yom HaZikaron: Israel’s Remembrance Day for Its Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

7:00 pm – Virtual Ceremony featuring singer Idan Haviv
7:45 pm – The Stories Behind the Names Penina Weiss-Pretz tells the story about her brother Ari Weiss z”l who made aliyah from the USA to Israel. Ari fell in 2001 during a mission uncovering documents from a secret Hamas Headquarters.


Yom Ha’Atzmaut

Israel Independence Day

Sundown on Wednesday, April 14-Nightfall on Thursday, April 15

Happy Birthday, Israel!

Thursday, April 15, 4:30-5:00 pm via Zoom

This event will no longer take place outside at TIC but will now take place via Zoom. Passcode can be found in TIC emails from Mara Braunfeld. Please contact Mara if you need the passcode. 

Geared for 0-6 year olds
You’re invited to a very special birthday party because Israel is turning 73! Wow! Get dressed in blue and white and come sing and dance with Morah Shara and our Rabbis as we celebrate Israel.

Yom Ha’Atzmaut Westchester Wide Virtual Israel Independence Day Community Event

Thursday, April 15, 7:30-8:30 pm

Join us virtually for this annual program which will feature a Music Talks concert, “Broadway Corner of Ben Gurion.” This exciting concert will include a celebration of Israel’s Independence Day starring singers from Broadway’s “The Band’s Visit” and “Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish.” As Broadway theaters have been closed for over a year, this concert will pay tribute to some of the most beloved Broadway tunes sung in Hebrew which connect to the story of Israel paired with Israel’s most famous musicals such as Kazablan. The evening will also include greetings from local synagogues, schools, and organizations, as well as the Acting Consul General of Israel.


In-Person Song Circles

with Cantors Shoshi and Ethan Levin Goldberg
Yom HaAtzmaut themed

Thursday, April 15 (time tba)

See TIC email for location.

Join Rabbi Annie Tucker at her virtual table for the

Annual (Virtual) JNF-USA Breakfast for Israel

featuring guest speakers Fauda stars Tzahi HaLevi (Naor) & Rona-Li Shimon (Nurit)
Sunday, April 18 from 10:30-11:30 am

Join us for an engaging, impactful, and informative virtual Breakfast for Israel! Gather together with your community members to hear how your local efforts ensure a bright, prosperous future for the land and people of Israel. Then join Jewish National Fund-USA supporters from coast to coast in a vibrant celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut.

Register. Please use the Table Captain drop down to choose “Rabbi Annie Tucker.”  Login information will be sent prior to the event. For more information, please contact Michael Feinman.

David and Batsheva — The First “Me Too” Movement?

Sunday, April 25 from 12:00-1:00 pm

Join Keshet Israel Educator Kayla Ship for a careful reading of the Story of David and Batsheva, highlighting the concept of Jewish Political Morality and the figure of David as a paradigm for teshuvah (repentance). We will also look at “visual Midrash” to see how Master painters have portrayed Batsheva, and listen to some contemporary music inspired by this well-known Biblical story. Zoom.

Join renowned ScholarStream scholars for spectacular learning!

For details see TIC emails. Not a member? Contact Beth Levick, Director of Programming and Membership.