Saturday, May 23, 2015 Sivan 5, 5775
Organization:
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Cost:
Free

Location

8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
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Keneseth Israel, founded in March 1847, was the fourth congregation to be established by the expanding Jewish community of Philadelphia. Orthodox in observance at first, KI adopted reform in 1855, and thus became the first progressive congregation

"When Jewish Food Was the Family Business" Panel Discussion

October 6, 2013 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Join the Temple Judea Museum at Keneseth Israel for a panel discussion about the current exhibition, "Dear Carl, By (sic) Carrots, Love Mollie: When Jewish Food was the Family Business." 

Lance J. Sussman, Ph. D. of Sussman's Deli, will lead the discussion about lives lived "above the store." 

The event is free and open to the community, but there are receptions before and after the program that require reservations. For information about those receptions, contact us before September 23rd at: (215) 887-2027 or [email protected]

"When Jewish Food was the Family Business" offers a snapshot of just a few caterers, deli owners and bakers, primarily Mollie the Kosher Caterer, Betty the Caterer and Rosen's Famous Baking Company. Family was (and is) central to these professionals, both in their pride in successfully serving their client families and in the loving involvement of their own families in their businesses.

(The picture above is one of the items in the exhibit. This shows Ala Dua holding two large challahs at Weis' Bakery.)

More Events from Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Sat. Jun 6
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Torah Study Havurah Saturdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 at 9:00 a.m.
Fri. Jun 12
8:00 PM
Installation Shabbat Friday, June 12 8:00 p.m.
Fri. Jun 19
6:00 PM
Shabbat Picnic Dinner Friday, June 19 6:00 p.m. Outdoor Shabbat Services
Thu. Jun 25
12:00 PM
Join Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel’s Senior Rabbi Lance Sussman, Ph.D.
in Center City final discussion in the series “The Inhabitants Thereof: Jewish Life
in Philadelphia from William Penn to
Fri. Jun 26
8:00 PM
Celebrate Shabbat with a folk vibe.
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