Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville held Israel Palooza earlier this month. Fourth-grade religious school students presented an Israel Fair on six tables in the synagogue’s sanctuary. Later, “Shark Tank” style presentations were held on Israel travel and food, humanitarian efforts and defense. The day’s program ended with a fashion show.
On May 19, the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County celebrated Israel at its annual Yom HaAtzmaut celebration at Beth-El Congregation. Folks enjoyed Klezzoup! Klezmer Band, Krav Maga, Arts & Crafts, the Kona Ice Truck and Israeli Food.