Israel Festival - June 8, 2014
Location - Audubon Park!
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
7th Annual Israel Festival
Sunday, June 8, 2014
9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Park, Memphis, TN
between Cancer Survivors Park and the Botanic Gardens)
In June Mid-Southerners enjoy a FREE fun-filled, family friendly day at Memphis Friends of Israel’s Annual Israel Festival and 5K RUN/WALK at Audubon Park.
fills the air as bands, children’s choruses and other entertainment
take stage. Walk among the educational tents featuring Ask the Rabbi,
Ask the Israelis, Travel information, Famous and Interesting
Israelis, Places and Things. Learn more about Israeli advancements in
technology, medicine and agriculture. Children play on the Moon
Bounce, Rock Climbing Wall and Slide, have their faces painted, make
jewelry or visit the Petting Zoo, while parents browse through a
variety of booths featuring Jewish/Israeli Foods and Israeli and
American-made Art and Crafts.
New This Year!
The entire Jewish community has come together to promote a "Jewish
Food Tent" where all the Synagogues and the local Kosher
Restaurants will cook Jewish, Mediterranean and European foods for
the general public to enjoy at the festival.
The 5k starts at 9am, as usual and the festival ends at 7pm.
From 5-7pm we will feature Elmo and the Shades and a special guest
soloist to be announced later.
Point Grizzlies Competition:
compete to win 2 season tickets to the Grizzles
If you are man enough (or woman enough), we want you to show your
skills. (Too many doctors will be on hand to assist if needed)
2013 Israel Fest Stage Schedule
|9:00 - 9:30||5K (Recorded Klezmer Music)|
|9:30 - 10:00||Shalom Israeli Folk Dancers|
|10:15 - 11:00||Meshugga Klezmer Band|
|11:05 - 11:25||Memphis Bottle Dancers|
|11:30 - 11:45||Steve Wruble|
|11:55 - 12:40||Meshugga Klezmer Band|
|12:50 - 1:00||Schmelvis|
|1:00 - 1:30||Israel Rally|
|1:40 - 2:25||Meshugga Klezmer Band |
|2:30 - 2:50||Memphis Bottle Dancers|
|3:05 - 4:05 ||Israeli Scouts|
|4:15 - 4:35||Memphis Bottle Dancers|
|4:40 - 4:55||Children's Choir|
|5:00 - 5:15||Jack Fargo & Anna Shull|
|5:30 - 6:15||Elmo and the Shades|
|6:30 - 7:15||Elmo & Special Guest Singer|