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About the Festival

The Atlanta Jewish Life Festival was founded by the Atlanta Jewish Times (AJT) whose mission is to create a sense of community throughout the geographically dispersed Jewish people of greater Atlanta. This is accomplished through the dissemination of local and national Jewish and Israeli news; support of local synagogues, nonprofit and cultural endeavors and events; the announcement of family simchas and other lifecycle events; thought-provoking dialogue and debate on current issues and Jewish ideas; and the strengthening of the bonds and understanding of Jewish culture, tradition and family.

In keeping with its mission of “Keeping Jewish Atlanta Connected”, in 2017, AJT created the Atlanta Jewish Connector, an on-line community calendar and directory for long-time Atlantans

and having successfully sustained and enhanced a community Jewish newspaper and developed an on-line resource guide for Jewish Atlanta, AJT now wishes to broaden their impact further on the Atlanta Jewish community to create an annual one-day event.

The Atlanta Jewish Life Festival aims to promote and celebrate Jewish and Israeli arts, food, music and cultural experiences throughout the city and connect the community to local synagogues, nonprofits and social action groups with the hope to further strengthen the bonds and understanding of Jewish beliefs, traditions and family.

Plan Your Day

Festival Hours, Location & DirectionsScheduled Performances & ActivitiesParticipating Vendors

Festival Hours, Location, Parking & Directions

Please Note
Entrance to the festival is through the Ocean's Ballroom
located on the first level of the Aquarium parking deck

Date & Hours
Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the Georgia Aquarium from 10AM – 3PM

Location
Georgia Aquarium is located at 225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Directions
Georgia Aquarium is located in downtown Atlanta across
from Centennial Olympic Park

Public Transportation
MARTA: Georgia Aquarium is a 10-15 minute walk from the Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center Station on the Blue/Green line or from Civic Center or Peachtree Center Stations on the Red/Gold line.

Parking
The official Georgia Aquarium parking deck operates 1,600 safe, secure, and well-lit spaces attached to the Georgia Aquarium.
Covered and rooftop parking is available.

GPS and Parking Directions
If you are driving, use this address for a more direct route to Georgia Aquarium parking: 357 Luckie Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30313

For convenience, you can pay for parking online, at the Aquarium ticket booths, member's entrance or information desk. You will be asked to scan your parking ticket both entering and exiting the parking deck.

Parking Prices
Aquarium Members: $10 at the gate.
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Non-Aquarium members: $12 at the gate.
Click here to purchase a prepaid parking pass

Georgia Aquarium parking passes are valid ONLY for the Georgia Aquarium parking deck,  at 357 Luckie Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313.
These passes are NOT valid for the World of Coca-Cola parking deck.

Scheduled Performances & Activities

Live from the AJMF Main Stage

Bet Haverim Choir / Song of Atlanta Show Chorus / Scott Glazer’s Mojo Dojo / As of Yet: A Laurence Rosenthal Project 

Live from the StarLab Kibbutz Stage

Amp'd Entertainment Performance / The Epstein Middle School Shiriyah Ensemble / Friction / Rabbi Jake
MJCCA Dance TroupKids Zone 

Kids Zone

Amp'd Entertainment  / Magician / Face Painting / Fun Face Caricatures / Henna Den / Button It Up / Ruby the Clown

Arts & Culture Exhibitions by:

The Bremen Museum / Simon Wiesenthal Center

Participating vendors

Artist Vendors

Elite tallit /Inspired Earth Pottery and Judiaca / Mixed Media Mamma / Bright Blue June Creations / Fisher Originals / Livne Fine Art Studio / Shoshanna RosenthalPretty Things by JD / Debra Mazer / Nina McLemore Atlanta Boutique /Ceiling Dwellers / Sigal Green Jewelry  / atelier luxembourgArtworks by Karen FincannonIda's Charms / Ann Finley Jewelry

Food Vendors

Kosher

Cinnaholic Revolution Gelato / Ali's Cookies  / A Kosher Touch / Pita PalaceAvenue Kosher Catering / Goldbergs Fine Foods

Kosher Style

Baroque Culinary Services / Ground Rule Coffee / Chef Cary's Cuisine /  Yalla

Community Partners

Marcus Foundation, Inc. / Georgia Aquarium / Marcus Jewish Community Center / Atlanta Jewish Music Festival  / Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta /Sandy Springs Music Jewish Fertility Foundation/ In the City Camp/ Jumpspark / Chabad Intown /JScreen at Emory University/ Atlanta Scholars Kollel / ORT America Atlanta / Camp Ramah Darom / Congregation Beth Shalom / Woodward Academy  / Simon Weisenthal Center /AEPi / JELF-Jewish Educational Loan Fund/ Jewish Family & Career Services/ Honeymoon Israel /Atlanta Jewish Film Festival / The Temple / Americans United with Israel  / Computer House Calls / Birthright Israel Foundation / Jewish Home Life CommunitiesKSU Museum of History and Holocaust Education /Jewish Kids GroupWilliam Breman Jewish Heritage MuseumCongregation Shearith IsraelHebrew Order of DavidTemple Emanu-ElPeach State StitchersJewish Interest Free Loan of Atlanta IncVolunteers for IsraelCenter for Israel EducationAm Yisrael ChaiNational Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) / Ahavath Achim Synagogue / Arlington Memorial Park / Congregation B'Nai Torah / Limmud Atlanta & Southeast / Hadassah of Greater AtlantaB'nai B'rith Achim-Gate City Lodge Conexx: America Israel Business Connector / JNF / Chabad on Campus Georgia / Camp Judaea

Get Involved

Become a VolunteerArtist VendorsFood VendorsCommunity Partners

Become a Volunteer

Our Volunteers are critical to the success of the Festival. There are all sorts of jobs to ensure that the event runs smoothly and our guests are happy. Sign up today and better yet, bring a friend!

Artist Vendors

AJLF is seeking a variety of Artist Vendors who design and produce their own Judaica and/or Israeli work. All media, including but not limited to pottery, painting, drawing, photography, textile art, clothing, jewelry and woodwork will be considered.

Food Vendors

Vendors who prepare traditional Jewish and Israeli food are welcome to apply. Space is limited to 10 food vendors so reserve early… we will come hungry!

Community Partners

The Atlanta Jewish community is rich in community organizations that are making a difference in the lives of others. Festival booths are available to Community Agencies who are looking to market their services to broaden their exposure and client base to Jewish Atlanta.

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Become a Sponsor

Sponsors are vital to the success of the Festival. They enable us to host this one -day celebration of Jewish & Israeli Arts & Culture, which brings together the Atlanta Jewish community. Sponsorship also gives visibility to over 4,000 attendees estimated to attend the Festival. Whether you want to make an impact on Jewish Atlanta or you’d like to showcase your business to a wide audience, Sponsorship of AJLF will fulfill your needs.

Make a Donation

Every dollar makes a difference! Please help support the The Atlanta Jewish Life Festival by making a charitable donation today.

If you would like to make a donation by check,
please remit payment to: Atlanta Jewish Life Festival.
Mail checks to:

Atlanta Jewish Life festival
c/o Atlanta Jewish Times
270 Carpenter Dr. NE, Suite 320
Atlanta, GA 30328

Donations are tax-deductible

Thank you to our sponsors

The Marcus Foundation

The Billi Marcus Foundation

Morris Family Foundation

        
               
        
                                
Feldman Law Offices, LLC | Sandy Springs Music | Weber School | URJ Camp Coleman

Buy Tickets

Don’t miss the Atlanta Jewish Life Festival where we will celebrate Atlanta Jewish Culture & Arts. Price of admission includes general admission to enjoy the Aquarium gallery and exhibits.

$18/person
$54/family (2 adults and up to 4 children)
$5 Each additional child

Contact Us

We welcome your questions and comments. Please feel free to be in touch by filling in the contact form below, or send us snail mail* to:

Atlanta Jewish Life Festival
270 Carpenter Dr. NE, Ste. 320
Atlanta, GA 30328
Jen Evans: 404-883-2130 x 121

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