Embassy of Israel - June Events

Cultural Calendar - June 2011
Israeli jazz artists at DC JazzFest 2011
June 1, 2 ,4
With more than 100 performances in dozens of venues across the city, the DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in Washington, D.C. and one of the most highly anticipated cultural events in the nation.To read more click here

Israeli outdoor summer concert @ Strathmore
June 29 | 7 pm
Music Center @ Strathmore

Composer, trombonist and euphonium player Rafi Malkiel, from Israel, has delighted audiences around the world. He brings a jazz sound infused with Klezmer, Latin and Caribbean influences - perfect for a sultry summer night. To read more click here
Screening of "Culture Heroes"
June 19 | 7 pm
Washington Jewish Music Fest, DCJCC

Discover two musical culture heroes in episodes from the 2010 Israeli television series of the same name. Part of the 2011 Washington Jewish Music Festival. To read more click here
Tzofim Friendship Caravan performance
June 1 | 7:30 pm
JCC of Greater Washington

Each Tzofim Friendship Caravan consists of 5 male and 5 female Tzofim (Israel Scouts) who are entering their senior year of high school. The Caravans travel thoughout North America each summer as emissaries, sharing their lives in Israel through song, dance and story. To read more click here
Screening of "Silent Among Us"
May 16-July 1
Artisphere, Bijou Theatre

Filmed in a Natural History Museum in northern Israel, "Dana Levy's "Silent Among Us" shows 100 white doves who fly amongst cabinets of stuffed birds and other animals. To read more click here
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