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Group to perform in celebration of Israel's 65th anniversary

Published 5:03 pm, Thursday, May 16, 2013
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The UJA/Federation Westport Weston Wilton Norwalk will hold a performance by Israeli world music group "The Shuk" to celebrate Israel's 65th anniversary on Sunday, May 26. It will be held at 5 p.m. at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court.

Before the concert, an Israeli marketplace selling handmade jewelry, crafts, Ethiopian-Israeli embroidery, Naot footwear, books in English and Hebrew and other items will open at 2 p.m. Mediterranean foods such as falafel and hummus will also be available from a kosher concession, according to a news release.

Visit www.westportplayhouse.org/buytickets or call 203-227-4177 to buy tickets, which are $25 to $100, and $18 for students 18 and younger.

Proceeds will benefit Beit Singer, a residential therapeutic campus in Afula-Gilboa, Israel for at-risk children and teens rescued from abuse and neglect.

For information on the event, visit www.ujafederation.org or call 203-226-8197.