Jewish Detroit to Celebrate Israel@70 on Detroit Riverfront

Marking the 70th year of Israel’s Statehood and sharing the celebration of Israelis and Jews around the world, the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit — in partnership with GM River Days and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy — will host festivities from 4 to 10 pm, in an exclusive preview event two days prior to the GM River Days opening to the general public. Community partners for the event include more than 30 local congregations and Jewish organizations.

The event will feature carnival rides and a host of happenings including: a “You are in Israel” photo booth, family tent offering activities from more than 40 Jewish organizations and synagogues, a strolling magician, and face painting.

WHO: Event performers include:

  • Sheldon Low – Family Pop Artist
  • Sami Mei – “Jewish Voice” Winner
  • Capaim – Israeli Dance Band
  • Persuasion – Eight-piece Party Band
  • DJ Phreddy

WHERE: Detroit RiverWalk, Detroit, MI 48243

WHEN: Wednesday June 20, 2018, 4pm – 10pm