Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

There is something for everyone at the Jewish Heritage Festival

The Jewish Heritage Festival, taking place April 7, is a phenomena in itself. Who knew it would be so successful from the get-go? What began in 2007 as a suggestion by 80-year-old Murray Steinberg to the Temple Presidents' Council for Volusia and Flagler counties that Volusia County should have a Jewish festival similar to the ones he went to in Richmond, Va., became the largest Jewish heritage and cultural event in the state.

The ball to research this project was handed to Jeff Bigman, who became the Jewish Heritage Festival chairman. As a trial attorney, he did research all the time. He was...


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