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Brisket Gets the Spotlight at Museum Event

December 5, 2013 By:
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Lila Corwin Berman (third from left), the Murray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History at Temple University, discussed brisket at a Temple Judea Museum event. Among her captive audience (from left): Diane Pieri, guest curator of a Jewish food exhibition; Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, K.I. religious leader; and Karen Shain Schloss, museum chair.

Is there still room for brisket on the table?” 

This was the topic up for discussion with guest speaker Lila Corwin Berman at a recent event at the Temple Judea Museum of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel. 

The talk was part of an ongoing series of Jewish-related food events in conjunction with the museum's exhibit “Dear Carl, By (sic) Carrots, Love Mollie: When Jewish Food was the Family Business,” guest-curated by Diane Pieri. The museum's curator is Rita Rosen Poley.

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