Fourteenth Shoreline Jewish Festival on Guilford Green

by Rabbi Yossi Yaffe

Chabad of the Shoreline

The 14th annual Shoreline Jewish Festival will take place Sunday, July 14 from 12-5 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 Klezmer, Jewish rock and Jazz bands.

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 fair favorites, including hamburgers, hot dogs, falafel (an Israeli fried chickpea specialty), schwarma grilled chicken, potato knishes, homemade doughnuts, cotton candy, sno cones and more.

Children will enjoy an inflatable slide, obstacle course and bouncers. 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”, Sound Spectrum Entertainment of Wallingford, Guilford Courier, and Cherry Hill Construction. For more information, visit www. 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

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