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Sunday, February 14 • 10:00pm - 11:15pm
Jews and Chinese Food

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When fried rice and sweet and sour chicken were described as heymish, Chinese food was forever enshrined as Jewish. In this session, we will explore what this could mean as we explore the Asian contributions to Jewish eating habits today, notably the near universal affinity for Chinese food and sushi. And what's the deal with Jews eating Chinese food on Christmas?


Avery Robinson

During the last Shmita year, Avery Robinson moved to Brooklyn for what became a tokenized immigrant life about a hundred years too late: working at New York's bougiest bagel shop (Blackseed), living in a Moishe House, teaching at Hebrew Schools, and struggling to write Jewish History... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 10:00pm - 11:15pm EST
Long Ridge