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Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel


8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
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

Fri. Oct 16
7:00 PM
Pray with your whole body and spirit -- Shabbat services never felt or sounded this good! This service will be led by Quest Noar’s 9th grade.
Sun. Oct 18
10:00 AM
Senior Rabbi Lance Sussman’s popular lecture series continues, with lively visuals by Joan Myerson Shrager.
Mon. Oct 19
2:30 PM
Hazzan David Tilman will share his extensive expertise on the topic.
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Tue. Oct 20
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