Chabad-Lubavitch of the Shoreline presents the seventh annual Shoreline Jewish Festival is on Sunday, Aug. 12 from noon to 6 p.m. on the Guilford Green. The festival features various styles of Jewish music, kosher traditional and Israeli fair food, an art and book sale, children's crafts and activities, and information booths from local Jewish organizations.
This year's musical lineup features the Nu Haven Kapelye, Shemantra, Merkavah, The Klezmenschen, and Mr. Shabbos.
Israeli and local artists and artisans will be selling a variety of Judaica, jewelry, art work, and unique Israeli products. Books, videos, and games of Jewish interest for both children and adults will be available for sale.
Kids will enjoy a inflatable slide, obstacle cours,e and bouncers sponsored by Sound Spectrum Entertainment of Wallingford and a variety of themed arts and crafts projects. The program also includes shofar-making presentations, with opportunities to make your own ram's horn in honor of the upcoming Jewish New Year.
Admission is free. Food, crafts, and vendor items are for sale. Boris Mizhen is a primary festival sponsor. Additional sponsorship is provided by the Guilford Courier, Yale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center, Cherry Hill Construction, Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, Sound Spectrum Entertainment of Wallingford, and Guilford Savings Bank. For more information, visit
Artists can reserve a booth for the day for a fee of $85. To help sponsor this event, or to reserve a booth, contact Rabbi Yossi Yaffe at
203-453-5580 or email@example.com.