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HAFTR’s youngsters mark Israel’s special day


In the weeks before Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day), early childhood students at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway spent time preparing for what would be a boisterous celebration on April 15.

The youngsters created crowns, flags and many other projects. On that Thursday, each class sang and danced as part of the festive commemoration music teacher Leah Goro. The party was an all-day affair with Israeli themed snacks and lunches, mock trips to Eretz Yisrael, and visits to their Israeli museums.