April 29, 2020

Welcome to UJA’s virtual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration! This is your go-to spot for all scheduled programming, as we celebrate Israel’s 72nd birthday.

Singing with David Broza, one of Israel’s most famous singer-songwriters.

Krav Maga with Niv Goffman, a three-time national champion in Israeli combat.

Children’s Performances by Freckles World, the popular entertainment company for kids.

An exclusive performance by Matisyahu from his home studio.

Cooking Israeli style! First with chef and author Adeena Sussman, and later with Toronto’s own Anthony Rose.

After hours party with DJ BrainDeaD, one of Israel’s hottest DJs.


9:00 - 10:00 AM
Rikud/dance fitness session with UJA’s ShinShinim and Canadian Young Judaea

10:00 - 11:00 AM
Krav Maga with Israeli instructor Niv Goffman

11:00 - 11:30 AM
Arts & Crafts: Let’s make Israeli flags and mobiles

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Storytime with PJ Library: Get ready for nap time

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Celebrating the Israeli VIBE with fashion, culture, technology, and food – including cooking with Chef Adeena Sussman

1:00 - 2:00 PM
Winning Together: 72 years of sports, community, and achievements

2:00 - 3:00 PM
Jewish Federations of North America present world leaders to celebrate all things Israel

3:00 - 3:30 PM
An exclusive performance from Matisyahu at his home studio

3:30 - 4:00 PM
Global dance party with GLGLZ, Israel’s top radio station

4:10 - 5:00 PM
Children’s performances by Freckles World (English performance followed by a Hebrew one)

5:00 - 5:45 PM
Yoga with an Israeli flair

6:00 - 6:50 PM
Israeli cooking with Chef Anthony Rose

7:00 - 7:45 PM
Sing along with Israeli singing sensation David Broza

8:00 - 8:45 PM
After hours party with Israel’s DJ BrainDeaD