Schedule of Events

TimeEventFeaturingProgramVenue
10:45 - 11:30 Holocaust DVD Program Jeffrey Seigel Exhibit from Washington D.C. Holocaust Museum Media Room
10:45 - 11:15 Jewish Holidays Rabbi Master What is Shabbat and how is it observed? Sanctuary
11:30 - 12:00 Temple of Israel Choir Laura Becker Singing an enjoyable mix of familiar folk, Israeli, and Shabbat songs Media Room
11:30 - 12:00 Jewish Celebrations Rabbi Master & 7th Grade Students B’nai Mitzvah Sanctuary
12:00 - 1:15 Lecture Dr. Melinda Menzer & Zev Rogalin "When they Came for the Neighbors: A Lithuanian Holocaust Story" & Bearing Witness Lithuanian Holocaust Survivor Speaker Sanctuary
12:30 - 1:00 Jewish Holidays Experience Dave and Roni Barrett Passover Seder Social Hall
12:45 - 1:15 Jewish Holy Days Rabbi Master The Jewish Holidays Media Room
1:30 - 2:30 Keynote Speaker The Honorable Richard Gergel US District Judge “From Francis Salvador to Max Heller: Jewish Public Service to South Carolina” Sanctuary
2:30 - 2:45 Presentation Emma Akerhielm Standing up for Civil Rights - A Jewish Perspective Media Room
2:30 - 3:00 Jewish Holidays Experience Dave and Roni Barrett Passover Seder Social Hall
2:45 - 3:30 Holocaust DVD Program Jeffrey Seigel Exhibit from Washington D.C. Holocaust Museum Media Room
2:45 - 3:30 Shalomfest Interfaith Choir Laura Becker Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: A ‘Classical’ Celebration and music from Mendelssohn’s Elijah Sanctuary
3:30 - 4:00 Lecture Rabbi Kesselman Afterlife: Where Do We Go From Here? Does Judaism believe in after life? Explore the Jewish perspective of life and thereafter, based on the teachings of Kabbalah, Talmud, and the Chassidic Philosophy Media Room
3:30 - 4:00 Jewish Cooking Demo Barbara Berger Knishes Social Hall
3:45 - 4:15 Jewish Celebrations Rabbi Master Jeiwsh Wedding Celebration Sanctuary
4:00 - 4:30 Olli Recorder Consort Sharon Howell A concert of traditional liturgical and Israeli melodies Media Room

All Day Events

Jewish Music Enjoy music in the Activity Center
Israel Exhibit Learn about Israeli discoveries and developments in science, technology and space
Judaica Exhibit Discover Jewish ritual items used during the holidays and every day
Holocaust Exhibit Commemorate this difficult time for European and World Jewry
Torah Exhibit Live readings from this Holy scroll containing the Five books of Moses
Jewish Nobel Prize Winners Exhibit Nobel Prizes are awarded in the areas of Chemistry, Economics, Physics, Physiology/Medicine, Literature and Peace. In this exhibit, the 197 Jewish winners are listed and the contribution of the winners  of the last decade are featured
Children’s Area Bounce houses, face painting, magic and more
Sponsor/Vendor Area Gift shops, vendors, local Jewish organizations and information about our sponsors