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Temple Judea 4311 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
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What is a Jewish Food: An Exploration (with Tastings) for Youth

Midbar Kodesh Temple 1940 Paseo Verde Parkway, Henderson, NV

What determines whether a food is or is not to be considered a "Jewish Food?" Are there any foods that unquestionably are or are not Jewish? Are the same criteria applied to other cuisines, or is Jewish Food subjected to its own standard? Most importantly, why does it matter what classifies a food as Jewish? (This is an event for […]

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A Land of Milk and Mufletta: At the Crossroads of Israel’s Cuisine and Culture

Midbar Kodesh Temple 1940 Paseo Verde Parkway, Henderson, NV

Israeli chefs have recently conquered the culinary world, but what about all those foods they left behind at home? What do these dishes say about Israel itself? From falafel to petitim, meorav Yerushalmi to mufletta, Joel reveals the culture behind the distinctive foods that make Israel so deliciously… Israeli. RSVP to register in advance is required.

$18

Chulent & Hamin: The Stew With a Thousand Flavors

Kemp Mill Synagogue 11910 Kemp Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD

Wherever Jews have spread throughout our complex and storied history, we’ve carried a simple Shabbat stew with us, adapting it to the local ingredients and tastes. A culinary history of this most Jewish of dishes that will whet your appetite, but not sit heavily in your stomach.

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Chulent & Hamin: The Stew with A Thousand Flavors

The Jewish Center 131 West 86 St., New York, NY

Wherever Jews have spread throughout our complex and storied history, we’ve carried a simple Shabbat stew with us, adapting it to the local ingredients and tastes. A culinary history of this most Jewish of dishes that will whet your appetite, but not sit heavily in your stomach. There will be different types of Shabbat stews available to sample during the […]

$18

My Cup Runneth Over: The Jews and Their Drinking Habit

Temple Beth Tzedek 1641 N. Forest Road, Williamsville, NY

Common wisdom states that Jews don’t drink. But while it may not be the Jewish vice of choice, all evidence indicates the common wisdom to be wrong. From Biblical times, through ninth century Iraq and 18th century Poland, into the modern State of Israel, join Joel for a stumble through the intimate and at times surprising relationship between Jews and […]

$30

They Tried to Kill Us, We Won, Let’s Eat! Jewish Food Conquers Antisemitism

Temple Beth Tzedek 1641 N. Forest Road, Williamsville, NY

Jews have been oppressed throughout history. But every pot has a silver lining. Let’s look at the lighter side of darkness. How have Jews turned challenges into opportunities, and what delicious foods did we draw directly from the crucible of antisemitism? The talk will take place during morning services. Q&A during kiddush, following services.

Free

Chulent & Hamin: The Stew with A Thousand Flavors

Temple Beth Tzedek 1641 N. Forest Road, Williamsville, NY

Wherever Jews have spread throughout our complex and storied history, we’ve carried a simple Shabbat stew with us, adapting it to the local ingredients and tastes. A culinary history of this most Jewish of dishes that will whet your appetite, but not sit heavily in your stomach. Seudah Shlishit talk. Afternoon and evening services, and havdalah included.

Free

Crackers, Crepes, and Cheese: Jewish Culinary Traditions From Passover to Shavuot

Online

As our most food-connected holiday, Passover features symbolic foods with clear – yet sometimes curious – meanings. On Shavuot, conversely, the most widespread gastronomic custom grows out of mysterious origins. Add in the peculiar traditions of the Mimouna holiday that comes at the end of Passover, and we have a host of culinary questions to answer. This talk addresses them […]

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A Land of Milk and Mufletta: At the Crossroads of Israel’s Cuisine and Culture

Online

Israeli chefs have recently conquered the culinary world, but what about all those foods they left behind at home? What do these dishes say about Israel itself? From falafel to petitim, meorav Yerushalmi to mufletta, Joel reveals the culture behind the distinctive foods that make Israel so deliciously… Israeli.

Free

A Virtual Taste of Machane Yehuda Market

Online

Shuk Machane Yehuda, Jerusalem’s famous outdoor market, is the beating heart of the city. It reflects the history of modern Jerusalem, while providing food for (and by) the many diverse communities of people who regularly shop there. This virtual tour explores the shuk’s highlights and hidden gems while reveling in the sensory overload that makes the market so special.

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