Thursday, July 28, 2016 Tammuz 22, 5776
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.

More Events from Gershman Y

Tue. Aug 2
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Fun for all ages and levels of experience, with internationally renowned dancing maestro Don Schillinger (Rak-Dan) leading each session.
Tue. Aug 16
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Fun for all ages and levels of experience, with internationally renowned dancing maestro Don Schillinger (Rak-Dan) leading each session.
Sat. Nov 5
7:30 PM-9:30 PM
SAVE THE DATES! Join us November 5-19 as PJFF celebrates its Double Chai 36th Anniversary Season. We are hard at work to make this special Festival the best yet!
Sat. Nov 12
7:30 PM-9:30 PM
SAVE THE DATES! Join us November 5-19 as PJFF celebrates its Double Chai 36th Anniversary Season. We are hard at work to make this special Festival the best yet!
Sat. Nov 19
7:30 PM-9:30 PM
SAVE THE DATES! Join us November 5-19 as PJFF celebrates its Double Chai 36th Anniversary Season. We are hard at work to make this special Festival the best yet!

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