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Jewish Food & Cultural Festival

 The entire community is invited to join us at Temple Israel on Sunday, March 4, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., for an unforgettable event filled with delicious food, beautiful crafts from local artisans, and fun for the entire family, including a special area with activities and booths just for kids! And while you are noshing, shopping and schmoozing, you can enjoy entertainment throughout the day on the Temple's outside stage, including Israeli Dance and contemporary and traditional Jewish music.

Admission is FREE.


We are currently organizing our volunteers for Temple Israel’s 2018 Jewish Food & Cultural Festival on Sunday, March 4th. We hope you will be able to assist during this year’s festival.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Akol Mirowitz  at 877-3517 ex. 6 or and he will see that your needs are met. Second shifts do tend to be shorter as stations do sell out before closing time.

First  10:00 am - 1:15 pm

Second  1:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Thank you for all of your previous and ongoing hard work and dedication to our festival and we look forward to making the 2018 Jewish Food & Cultural Festival a success once again!


You can pre-pay for delicious pastrami and corned beef sandwiches. By pre-paying, you are guaranteed a sandwich, which may run out due to high demand on a yearly basis. Pre-order deadline: February 19th, 2018. 

You can place your order for sandwiches HERE

Pre-ordering for soup, knishes, strudel and cheesecake is available NOW!

Pre-order deadline: February 19th, 2018.

You can place your order for frozen food items HERE

Sponsorship Info:

The 9th Annual Tallahassee Jewish Food & Cultural Festival has become one of the top festivals in the region. Thousands of people come and spend the day enjoying Jewish food specialties like pastrami sandwiches and matzoh ball soup. The festival attracts people of all ages and is a great, family friendly event. There is music and dance performances as well as a special kids area and an arts & crafts showcase of vendors. As a sponsor of the 9th Annual Tallahassee Jewish Food & Cultural Festival, you will reach people from all over the Big Bend and show your support for the food, culture and art community in Tallahassee.

We have a range of sponsorship options to fit any budget and marketing plan. For more information, contact Lorne Reinstein at 251-5095 or

You can also click here for additional pricing and a breakdown of the perks. 


Diamond Matzo Ball Sponsor - $2,500:

Platinum Matzo Ball Sponsor - $1,800:

Gold Matzo Ball Sponsor - $1,200:

Silver Matzo Ball Sponsor - $600:


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