25th Jewish Food FestivalWhat gets everyone up in Carmel Valley Road on August 26, 2012?

The 25th Jewish Food Festival will soon delight not only the Jewish community at 5716 Carmel Valley Road, Congregation Beth Israel, Carmel but everyone who wants to be part of this annual celebration of Jewish yummy foods and their unique culture.

The tradition of celebrating the Jewish Food Festival goes way back to 1988 when the Congregation Beth Israel aims not only to build 25th Jewish Food Festival August 26, 2012funds but also to educate people about how the distinctive taste of Jewish foods and culture have evolved for years.

What do you know about potato latkes? Not necessarily made from potatoes, but latkes eaten by Jews during the Hanukkah festival symbolize miracle of light provided by the oil used in cooking them.

With not much of preservatives, a plate of blintz is not too much of a food but a delicate work of food art which symbolizes the sun. The 25th Jewish Food Festival August 26, 2012food tradition in the Jewish Food Festival continues such as the case of corned beef, kugel and pastrami sandwiches, tasty home baked challah, rugelach and Mandelbrot. Not to forget, the tasty Jewish chicken soup. These foods are considered traditional Jewish foods that evolve over the years.

Visitors can expect tours of the synagogue, plenty of entertainment in the celebration of the annual Jewish Food Festival in Monterey Peninsula such as dramatization of traditional marriage ceremony, carme valley home for saleIsraeli folk dance, and amazing hand crafts made by Israeli and Americans.

You're not too young to know more about the Jewish Food Festival (JFF). So bring the entire family on August 26, 2012, 10am at 5716 Carmel Valley Road, Congregation Beth Israel, Carmel to enjoy and learn more about the tradition of the Jewish people.

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