Embassy of Israel


Visual Arts: Vintage Jewish Fashion Photography

August 1-31, 2017
Simon Family JCC; Virginia Beach, VA

This photo exhibit of Jewish fashion in the 20th century, represents only a fraction of the museum’s vast collection of more than 400,000 black and white images depicting Jewish history, heritage, and communal life. Depicting traditional costumes and other ensembles from Jewish communities throughout Israel, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. Showcased are European Jewish school and sports uniforms, festive dress, Israeli labor clothing and a famous Israeli fashion brand.

From the collection of Beit Hatfutsot, The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv, and the Bernard H. and Miriam Oster Visual Documentation Center.

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Concert: Tzofim Friendship Caravan 

August 10, 2017 | 6:30 PM
Temple Beth Shalom; Arnold, MD

The Tzofim Friendship Caravan is a group of ten energetic teenagers who are leaders in their Scout chapters in Israel. Together, the Caravan travels across North America, using song, dance, and personal stories to share friendship and love for Israel.

Join us for a performance you won't forget!

Admission is free.



Film: Reel Israel DC presents Harmonia

August 23, 2017 | 8:00pm
The Avalon Theatre; Washington, DC


One show only! Nominated for four Israeli Academy Awards and a selection of the 2017 Washington Jewish Film Festival, Harmonia is a modern adaptation of the mythological triangle between the childless Abraham and Sarah and young Hagar, set in the Jerusalem Philharmonic. Harmonia uncovers the metaphoric emotional roots of the ancient conflict between the two peoples living in Jerusalem, now seeking harmony through a dramatic encounter between Western and Eastern music.

In Hebrew with English subtitles.

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