Friday, March 27, 2015 Nisan 7, 5775
Organization:
Gershman Y
Cost:
cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door, includes a kosher meat deli lunch

Location

401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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The Gershman Y is a vibrant arts and culture center located in Center City Philadelphia on the Avenue of the Arts. The Gershman Y’s mission is to be an urban community center informed by Jewish values that presents a broad array of arts, culture,

How Jewish Food Became Jewish

April 10, 2013 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

The Gershman Y has taken two great activities, eating and learning, and combined them for a great new program: Lunch and Learn! Enjoy a delicious catered lunch and then expand your mind as some of the area’s best instructors talk about and lead discussion on fascinating topics.

With Ariella Werden

Just what is Jewish food and when did certain foods become Jewish?  Temple University scholar Ariella Werden will look at the process that took place in the Lower East side and in the Northeast United States that joined immigrant lives and food culture together.  Werden will discuss the specific origins of foods thought by Jews to be "traditional,” such as bagels and lox, kugel, pastrami, and what these foods have to say about being Jewish.

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Sun. Mar 29
11:00 AM
Part of the Gershman Y's Brunch Series. Captivating photography and musical controversy! Enjoy a pair of presentations by masters of image and sound, while noshing with friends.
Mon. Mar 30
7:30 PM
Considered one of the most influential Jewish writers of the twentieth century, Isaac Bashevis Singer (best known for Yentl the Yeshiva Boy and Gimpel, The Fool) received
Tue. Mar 31
10:00 AM
There are many virtuous women in the Hebrew Bible — women, like Sarah, Hannah, Miriam, Avigail, Dvorah, and Esther, who behave as “moral agents,” interceding for good.
Mon. Apr 13
7:30 PM
In recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day, PJFF presents the powerful and moving true story of Anne Gueguen (Ariane Ascaride), a dedicated history teacher in a French public high school, who chan
Wed. Apr 15
12:00 PM
This series examines what it means to live a Jewish ethical life. We will analyze the ethical dilemmas that challenge us and force us to make critical decisions, despite competing values.

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