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Israel in Marin Festival | North Bay

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Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 9:30 am to 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Osher Marin JCC | 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael

Event Details

Pick up your map, and experience a taste of life in Israel.

This mini-festival offers a whirlwind tour of the food, culture, art, sport, music, and spirit of Israel. Learn about Israel through hands-on activities and games, a “shuk” (marketplace) selling Israeli food, and an archaeological dig.

Take a photo with a real camel, watch the film Holy Land Hardball and hear from former professional ballplayer (and current Tamalpais High School teacher), Aaron Pribble, author of Pitching in the Promised Land-about the one year that Israel had professional baseball.

  • 9:30-11:30am Performance: Hear musical artist Micha Biton perform live “From Sderot to Jerusalem”
  • 11:30-2:30pm Festival: Take a photo with Hump-free the camel in the Negev Desert * Visit the Western Wall and learn Israeli folk dancing in Jerusalem * Play games on the beaches of Eilat * Join an archaeological dig in Ein Gedi * Make a mosaic and do arts & crafts in Tzfat * Buy tasty Israeli food in Tel Aviv * Read Hebrew stories & watch Israeli Sesame Street …and much more.
  • 12:45pm: You’re invited to Israel’s 64th Birthday Party
  • 1pm Film Screening: Watch the award-winning documentary Holy Land Hardball * Meet Pitching in the Promised Land’s author, Aaron Pribble, former pro baseball star turned Tam High teacher

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, North Bay
Address: 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael