The Memphis Friends of Israel Festival takes place Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at Shelby Farms. There will be Israeli music, Jewish and Middle-Eastern foods, Israeli vendors, educational exhibits, dancing, entertainment, a petting zoo, face-painting, and a 5K race at 8 a.m.
This is the second annual festival, supported by a multi-religious civic group called Friends of Israel. The goal is to promote Israel and explain its importance to the world. For more info on the festival and the race, go to the Memphis Friends of Israel website.