Knish History 101: Life and Times of the Knish

Posted on November 16th, 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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Sabbath Tables

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Sabbath Tables Sunday, November 18th 1:30 – 4pm

at the JMM & RFLM

FREE

Two Museums, two cultures, one special day of tasting, telling stories and sharing traditions. Foodways specialist, Dr. Mary Zajac, and acclaimed storyteller, Diane Macklin, will facilitate discussions about the preparation and presentation of Sabbath tables in the Jewish and African American traditions through interactive dialogue and discussion with the audience. This event will begin at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, with traditional foods of Shabbat, and conclude at the Lewis Museum, with traditional foods associated with Sunday dinner. A brief neighborhood tour will transition the program from the JMM (1:30 – 2:30), to the Lewis Museum (3:00 – 4:00), located a 10 minute walk away.

Sabbath Tables is a Maryland Traditions program of the Maryland State Arts Council and is affiliated with the JMM exhibit, Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture and American Jewish Identity as well as the National Black Storytellers Conference.

 

All are welcome. Please RSVP to rcylus@jewishmuseummd.org or call 410-732-6400 so we can save you a seat at the table!

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Exclusive Members-Only Opening of ZAP! POW! BAM!

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Exclusive Members-only Opening of ZAP! POW! BAM! The Superhero: The Golden Age of Comic Books, 1938-1950, with remarks from guest speaker Dr. Arnold T. Blumberg, writer, publisher and former curator of Geppi’s Entertainment Museum.  This event is FREE for all current members of the JMM.  

January 26 7-9pm

For more information or to RSVP for this event contact rcylus@jewishmuseummd.org or call 410-732-6400 ext. 215.

 

 

 

 

Superman #14. Cover art by Fred Ray. © 1941 DC Comics. Superman ™ and © DC Comics. All rights Reserved. Used with Permission. From the collection of Jerry Robinson.

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