Eye health discussion set at Beth El

From 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 14, at Beth El Synagogue of Margate, the state Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired will discuss eye health care as well as an overview of its services.

Covered in the presentation will be common eye conditions, low vision and low vision devices, diabetes and its effect on your vision, plus information about nutrition to maintain good eye health. There will be opportunities for questions and answers as well as the ability to apply for services. This program is open to the public free of charge.


Ninth annual Jewish Summer Fest set

On Aug. 11, experience a taste of Jewish culture through food, music and art at the ninth annual Jewish Summer Fest. Rain date is Aug. 25.

Participants can enjoy Jewish music, featuring DJ Justin Horn of “2Life Talent,” hands-on crafts, children’s rides, games and face painting as well as a kosher barbecue with hot dogs, burgers, falafel and more. The event welcomes the entire community regardless of background or faith. The Jewish Summer Fest takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Newport Avenue and the beach. The concert is free, children’s rides and a craft badge are a $12 donation, and food will be for sale.

Call 609-822-8500 or see The event is organized by Chabad at the Shore, which is dedicated to ensuring Jewish continuity through educational and social programming.