Idan Raichel Returns to Cleveland
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International singing sensation Idan Raichel is back in Cleveland! The community is invited attend to a free concert by Raichel as part of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s 69th Independence Day Celebration, on Tuesday, May 2 at 5:30 pm at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights.
Raichel has changed the face of Israeli music to become a global music powerhouse. After a show-stopping performance at the Federation’s 2015 Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration, he is returning to Cleveland as part of his Piano Songs World Tour. The free concert begins at 7:45 pm. Registration for the concert is required. Seating will be based on when registration is received.
For one night only, Landerhaven will be transformed for a night of food and fun celebrating Israel’s Independence Day at the Federation’s largest annual community event. Families can shop at an Israeli marketplace (shuk), where vendors sell jewelry, Judaica, books, and more. Young children can enjoy arts and crafts, balloon artists, and learn about Israeli life and culture. The whole family can purchase delicious kosher fare at the food court, ranging from traditional Israeli favorites like falafel, to American food like chicken strips and french fries.
The Federation also hosts Yom Hazikaron, Day of Remembrance. This meaningful memorial service honors Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror. The Federation hosts the ceremony two days before Yom Ha’atzmaut at 7:00 pm on Sunday, April 30 at the Mandel JCC, 26001 S. Woodland Road in Beachwood.
No backpacks or large purses, please. For more information or to RSVP, please visit www.jewishcleveland.org.