top of page
  • info5599204

ShalomFest coming back after a four-year hiatus

GREENVILLE – Returning for its 12th year following a four-year hiatus, the Upstate SC Jewish Festival event will be happening on April 7.

ShalomFest will feature choir performances, Israeli dancing demonstrations, exhibits on Israel, Jewish history and customs, a mock Jewish wedding, and presentations on Judaism and inter-faith topics. Traditional food, pastries, drinks, and gift items will be available for purchase. 

The event will be held at the Temple of Israel, 400 Spring Forest Road from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to all interested people and groups. Admission is free. Temple of Israel first presented ShalomFest in 2009 and continued through 2019, with thousands attending annually. Learn more at The Greenville Jewish Festival is an event partner.

“We are so excited to be part of ShalomFest and having it back this year,” said Courtney Tessler, CEO of the Greenville Jewish Federation. “We hope to see the greater community turn up to experience and celebrate Jewish culture here in the Upstate.”

About the Greenville Jewish Federation: 

The Greenville Jewish Federation is a dynamic organization dedicated to serving and strengthening the Jewish community in Greenville and neighboring counties. With a rich philanthropy and community-building history, the Federation works tirelessly to support educational programs, social services, cultural events, and advocacy efforts that promote Jewish values, heritage, and unity.  

To learn more about the Greenville Jewish Federation's initiatives and upcoming programs, visit


bottom of page