Jewish Food Faire in Sacramento area

Sacramento-area Congregation Beth Shalom will host its 39th annual Jewish Food Faire on Sept. 18 celebrating Jewish cuisine, culture and community connections.

The festival will include traditional foods from chopped liver to noodle kugel, as well as specialty items such as round challah. Vendors will sell gifts appropriate for the High Holy Days, including handmade Judaica, jewelry, aprons and tote bags.

Live entertainment also will be on offer, including Jewish and world music, along with Israeli dancing and a children’s activity area. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Reform synagogue at 4746 El Camino Ave. in Carmichael. More information is at