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Israel Fest 2012

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Israel Fest is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties. It is a celebration of Israeli Independence Day through Israeli Arts, Israeli food and Music. In 2012 Israel Fest will be held on Sunday April 22nd from 12: 30pm ~ 4:00pm at the Jewish Federation 9701 Commerce Center Court Fort Myers which is located off Bass Rd and Summerlin Rd. Israel Fest will be different this year and we are all looking forward to the new venue and activities. There will be a shaded place (with chairs) to sit and enjoy the delicious fresh food prepared by Chef Dalia Hemed and listen to the live musical program featuring Lynn and Joe Goldovitz. The synagogues will have booths with various items to sell and you may stock up on gifts and jewelry from the vendors. Cool off with a Rita’s ices! There will be adults and children from Temple Beth El and Temple Judea performing on stage. Lynn and Joe Goldovitz will perform Israeli and Jewish Folk Music. The Shalom Dancers will perform and also teach Israeli Dances to whoever would like to join in. The Jewish Federation Young Adult Division will sponsor a craft booth where of kids all ages can make arts and crafts ~ free of charge. Kids will also be able to create a T-shirt with their name in Hebrew, for a nominal fee. The popular Archaeology Dig will be back and everyone can learn about Israel’s history. Women’s Philanthropy will be showcasing a 10ft x 60 display depicting Israel’s history and the history of Jews in Florida. Many local Temples and Jewish organizations will have booths to inform the community about their programs and functions. It’s a day of wholesome fun for the entire family! Entrance fee $2 for anyone over the age of 12. All proceeds to benefit or local Jewish Family Services. For more info visit our website at

Occurs once: Apr 22, 2012 (12:30 PM to 4:00 PM)
Contact Name: Naomi Rubin
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 239-481-4449 xt 3

Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte C ounties
9701 Commerce Center Court, Fort Myers, FL 33908

Ticket Price: $2 at the gate
Ticketing Phone: N/A
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