If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, head on out to the Jewish Cultural Festival at Temple Israel on Sunday June 12 between 11 am and 7 pm, located at 130 Riverside Drive.
This festival involves over 150 volunteers contributing their time to serve food, perform, lead tours, and answer questions about Judaism, all to welcome everyone to share the Jewish experience.
Some highlights for this years events are:
- Interactive, hands-on projects for children and a giant inflatable slide.
- Baked goods such as rugelach, hamentaschen, mandel bread, honey cake, and challah.
- There will be interactive sessions featuring local and regional speakers including rabbis.
- Crafts will include a market to showcase Jewish and Israeli arts and crafts including woodworking, clothing, jewelry, ceramics, and accessories from local and regional artisans.
- If you’re feeling lucky, try your chances to win one of five prize bundles worth over a total of $4500.
Bring items to donate to Crayons to Classrooms and Daybreak or stay to make a toy to be donated to SICSA.
Marshall Weiss will be just outside the Jewish Federation tent on Sunday from 11-2, with copies of his new book Stories of Jewish Dayton. Get a chance to meet him in person and get a copy of his book!