May 122014

The Fountainheas, an internationally known Israel performing group, will commemorate Israel’s 66th Independence Day as part of a free Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration today (Monday, May 12) at the Jewish Community Center on St. Charles Avenue.

For more details, see the following announcement from the Jewish Community Center:

Family Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration Featuring The Fountainheads Live in Concert

Celebrate Israel’s 66th Independence Day with a performance by The Fountainheads at the Family Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration on May 12.  At 5:00 p.m., the Rabbinic Council of New Orleans will hold its annual Yom Hazikaron service in the Grant Board Room of the New Orleans JCC, located at 5342 St. Charles Avenue. This service commemorates the soldiers who fell in the defense of Israel and those killed in terrorist attacks. The fun begins at 5:15 p.m. with a light, Israeli-style dinner followed by a performance by Ein Prat Fountainheads. All ages will enjoy The Fountainheads, a group of young Israeli singers, dancers, and musicians whose videos and live concerts are popular around the world. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Cathy and Morris Bart, the celebration is free and open to the public.

The Jewish Community Center of New Orleans is a non-profit organization that continues to serve the entire New Orleans community with quality programming in the areas of pre-school education, daycare, summer programming, adult programming, physical education, public affairs, political forums, lectures and especially Jewish education. The mission of the Greater New Orleans Jewish Community Center is to promote and insure the well being of our Jewish community and to instill an understanding of Judaism and its heritage by providing a Center where all can enjoy, learn, experience and share in quality activities in a Jewish environment.

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