"GREENSBORO, NC. You don't have to be Jewish to love Temple Emanuel's Jewish Festival!
Thousands of people attend this event at Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson Road in Greensboro; this year's Festival is Sunday, October 11, from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM.
The Festival offers a wonderful sampling of Jewish food and culture, lively music, tours of the Temple, a look at Jewish history, and an artisan's showcase to satisfy the shopper in you.
The gourmet food menu includes Corned beef or Pastrami on rye, homemade matzoh ball soup, bagels and bialys with lox, Kosher hot dogs, noodle kugel, Knishes, and falafel. From the bakery: challah, babka, black and white cookies, and desserts like homemade rugelach, mandelbrot, Hamantashen and chocolate covered matzah.
You'll meet a cast of biblical characters – Moses, David, Abraham, Miriam, Sara, Esther, Ruth and Batya – will who will bring the Old Testament to life.
The Festival stage will feature Klezmer music by the Sinai Mountain Ramblers, a showcase of performers doing Jewish-themed music, and special guests, The Goldstein Family Band.
The Kids' Zone will be teeming with great activities like inflatables, crafts, face painting and sweets. Rabbi Fred Guttman will lead tours showing off the sanctuary's architecture and talking about Jewish tradition and beliefs.
This year’s Festival will feature fine art, jewelry and more from a number of Jewish painters, photographers and illustrators showcasing (and selling) their original works. And the Temple Emanuel Gift Store will display a wide selection of Jewish items available for sale. Festival hours on Sunday, October 11 are from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM (rain or shine). More information is available at www.gsojfest.org and on the Festival’s Facebook page.
For more information visit www.gsojfest.org or call 336-292-7899."
- A Press Release