Knish History 101: Life and Times of the Knish

Posted on November 16, 2002 by

 Knish History 101:
Life and Times of the Knish
with Laura Silver
Sunday, May 20th at 5pm
 Discussion and Knish Tasting

Laura Silver has consumed knishes in four boroughs and on three continents.  Her reporting on food and culture has appeared in The New York Times, on National Public Radio and WNYC Radio.  In 2006. she broke the story of the mysterious disappearance of an heirloom Brooklyn knish for the Brooklyn Papers.  Silver traces her roots to three borough of New York City and the town of Knyszyn, Poland.  Her accounts have been featured in The Jerusalem Post, The Forward, and the anthology of Jews of Brooklyn (Brandeis Press, 2002).

 

For more information contact Rachel Cylus rcylus@jewishmuseummd.org or call 410-732-6400 ex 215

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