IsraelFest Celebrates People and Culture

Posted: June 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The joy of Israeli music, the bustle of an Israeli market, and the aroma of ethnic dishes will lure people to George Mason on Sunday, June 5, from noon to 4 p.m. for IsraelFest in the Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall. George Mason is one of three locations hosting IsraelFest, which will provide a variety of activities for all ages, including games, cooking demonstrations, presentations, storytelling, and Israeli dancing.

King David Peace Drummers will perform at 1 p.m., and singer Nefrit El-Or will perform at 3:15 p.m. Israeli movies and film clips will run throughout the day in the Johnson Center Cinema. In addition, Israeli Embassy Staff will be talking about their experiences as diplomats around the world and will discuss current events in Israel. Scientific researchers will discuss the latest groundbreaking studies in the field.

The event is free and open to the whole community. It is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington; the Jewish Community Centers of the District of Columbia, Greater Washington, and Northern Virginia; and the Hillel Foundation of George Mason. For more information, contact

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