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Yom Ha'atzmaut Virtual, National Celebration

Communities from across the country will gather for Israel's 73rd birthday on Wednesday, April 14th at 6:00 pm MST! Register now! 

Join us for music from Craig Taubman and Dganit Daddo, Israeli dancing, stories of Israel, and more.

Do you have a personal story of resilience or innovation? How about a memory or connection to time spent in Israel? Share your experience with us. Stories can be shared in written or video form.

At the conclusion of the event, a West*East webpage featuring highlights from the evening's program as well as submissions from around the world will be launched.

Craig Taubman

Craig Taubman
Internationally Acclaimed Singer and Songwriter

Craig Taubman began his illustrious career at 15, when he picked up a guitar and began to lead music at Camp Ramah in Ojai, California. After his studies at UCLA, Northridge University, the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, and Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Craig went on to an extensive career in music, television, and film. He speaks a language that is both comfortable and acceptable to children and adults, bridging traditional Jewish themes and ancient teachings with contemporary Jewish passages and experiences. His Jewish recordings are an integral part of the community, weaving song and spirit into the fabric of Jewish life.

To learn more about Craig Taubman, please visit

Dganit Daddo

Dganit Daddo
Israeli Singer and Performer

Dganit Daddo was born and raised in Acre Israel, a city filled with different cultures, traditions, and music. A theater graduate from Beit Zvi, she began her career on the stage in Israel’s National Theater. Her love of music, particularly Ladino, compelled her to focus solely on her singing career. Dganit has performed all over the world at music festivals, special performances, and benefit concerts. Each performance is unique and is sure to have something for everyone!

To learn more about Dganit Daddo, please visit

Tue, April 20 2021 8 Iyyar 5781