The Jacksonville Jewish Food Festival will be held Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Boulevard. The Temple is proud to host this 4th Annual community-wide celebration of food, fun, and friendship. Advance tickets are $18 for all you can eat and only $36 for families with children 12 and under. More info.
The theme is "Cookies and Cakes Loved by Generations". It's time to dust off your family's and/or friend's favorite recipe(s) for baked goods and enter Bubbe's Bake Off 2015 at the Jacksonville Jewish Food Festival. Cookies and Cakes are the two categories. Entries at $5 each are due by 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 3. More info. Please contact the Temple for more information.
Our Temple family rejoices with the 2015 Confirmation Class as they lead Kabbalat Shabbat worship at 7:15 p.m. Join the confirmands at a festive oneg in their honor following worship. Students' service projects will be on display.
Friday Night Live!...May 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Enliven your Shabbat spirit with the music of our own Friday Night Live Band, as together we kick off Food Festival weekend. Your hands will be clapping and your toes a-tapping. It will be a spiritually exciting Shabbat experience.
The Jacksonville Jewish Food Festival...Sunday, May 3 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Don't miss this indoor cultural diversity event. Everyone is invited to the fourth Annual Jewish Food Festival at the Temple. Tickets are $18/adult in advance and $20 at the door. More information.
Come and sample Jewish foods provided by area restaurateurs from many culinary perspectives. “While many may think that Jewish food is kugel, kreplach, chicken soup and bubke, Jews have lived all over the world and created recipes based on the local food products available,” explains Rabbi Lief.
Sponsorships provide support for Temple. They are available at the following levels:
Entry for ten people; one reserved parking space and inclusion on all sponsorship mentions and signage
Entry for six people and inclusion on all sponsorship mentions and signage
Entry for four people and inclusion on all sponsorship mentions and signage
Entry for two people and inclusion on all sponsorship mentions and signage
Lifelong Learning: Shavuot... Monday, May 4 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The focus is on preparation for Shavuot. The "You Pick 2 format will be led by Rabbi Lief, Rabbi Cohen, Naomi Chase and Goldie Lanski, who will facilitate conversation. Everyone will have an opportunity to learn with two of our program leaders. Join us as we read, discover and discuss together. No prior knowledge is required. All are welcome.
Sisterhood Shabbat… Friday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate Shabbat and honor the women of WRJ Temple Sisterhood. Our Temple family is enhanced by their generosity, their commitment to social justice, and their dedication to the education of our TIR students and campers.
Confirmation… Friday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m.
The Temple - Congregation Ahavath Chesed
8727 San Jose Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32217 P: (904)733-7078 F: (904)448-9285