12th Shoreline Jewish Festival on the Guilford Green

The 12th annual Shoreline Jewish Festival will take place Sunday, August 6 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the Guilford Green. The festival features various styles of Jewish music, traditional and Israeli fair food (all kosher), an art and book sale, and children’s crafts and activities. This year’s musical lineup features Lazer Lloyd (one of Israel’s most acclaimed blues guitarist), Chillent (back for the second year in a row by popular demand), Ilan “Beatbox” Brownstein (“America’s Got Talent”), and Zev & The Klezmen (specializing in Klezmer music).

Artists and artisans will be selling a variety of Judaica, jewelry, clothing and art work. Books, videos and games of Jewish interest for both children and adults will be available for sale. Festival-goers can choose from a variety of (kosher) fair favorites, including hamburgers, hot dogs, falafel, schwarma grilled chicken, potato knishes, homemade doughnuts, cotton candy, snow cones, and more.

Children will enjoy an inflatable slide, obstacle course and bouncers sponsored by Sound Spectrum Entertainment of Wallingford. They can also try their hand at a variety of Jewish-themed arts & crafts projects. 

Admission is free. Food, crafts, and vendor items are for sale. Mr. Boris Mizhen is the primary festival sponsor. Additional sponsorship provided by Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, Gladeview Rehab & Health Care In Old Saybrook “Right on the Water”, Labowe Family Foundation, Sound Spectrum Entertainment of Wallingford, Guilford Courier, Cherry Hill Construction, Goody’s Hardware and Chava Light Design & Illustration. For more information, visit www.shorelinejewishfestival.com. Artists can reserve a booth for the day for a fee of $85. To help sponsor this unique event, or to reserve a booth, please contact Rabbi Yaffe at (203) 533-7495 or at chabad@snet.net.


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