Monday, February 8, 2016 Shevat 29, 5776
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

Tue. Feb 9
12:30 PM
An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners. The Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel,
Fri. Feb 12
8:00 PM
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel welcomes Shabbat at 6:00 p.m. Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA. For more information, call 215-887-8700.
Fri. Feb 19
5:45 PM
Sing, listen to stories and celebrate Shabbat with tots and preschool families. Dinner $10 per adult, $5 per child (12 and younger).
Fri. Feb 19
7:00 PM
Explore how faith and reason go hand in hand in this instrumented musical service that will heighten your spirituality and mindfulness. Wine Tasting at 6:30 p.m. Special music by Chana Rothman.
Tue. Feb 23
6:30 PM
Community Night at KI connects people through mutual interest and provides a platform to educate one another, powered by the generous time donated by our volunteer instructors.

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