Israeli Extravaganza in San Francisco

Saturday, February 9th 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Congregation Beth Israel-Judea
625 Brotherhood Way,
near Highway 280 and Lake Merced,
San Francisco 94132-2992

Enjoy live Israeli folk music with Achi Ben Shalom, leader of the band Adama, who is
also musical director of the Nigunim choral ensemble and the East Bay Jewish Folk
Chorus. Guided Israeli folk dance instruction will be provided by Bruce Bierman,
artistic director of the Jewish Dance Theatre. Lyrics to the songs in the first set
will be projected onto a screen so non-dancers can sing along if they like.

In the second music set, experience the new sound of young Israeli music as
performed by the popular Israeli Band Kol Creation, with Lior Ben-Hur and Yaniv
. You can have a natural henna tattoo applied by Darcy, of the Henna
Lounge, and there will be refreshments, informational tables, Israeli-made items for
sale, and a big raffle drawing at the end of the evening.

This event in honor of Israel @ 60 is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of
Israel, San Francisco Hillel, the Israel Center of the Jewish Community Federation,
TZAVTA, the Jewish Community Relations Council, JIMENA, B nai B rith and BBYO.
Everyone – young and old, dancers or not — is encouraged to attend. Schmooze, tap
your feet to the music, eat, dance, drink and have a great time at the biggest
community bash we ve had in a long time!

For more information, contact Sonya Hicks, Chair of Adult Education at Congregation
Beth Israel-Judea (415)678-0327 or go to