Temple Israel & JCC in Ridgewood hosts its annual Israeli concert in honor of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. It features Israeli pianist Shir Semmel, violinist Kobi Malkin, and cellist Julia Yang, all students at the Julliard School of Music, who will play works by Beethoven and Brahms at the shul, May 5, 3 p.m. AICF supports artistic life in Israel. Sponsored by congregant Richard Schnaittacher. Dessert reception with the artists. 475 Grove St. (201) 444-9320 or www.synagogue.org.