Course Description

Rabbi Brooks Susman and Dr. Chris Bellitto will lead you on an intriguing exploration beyond the pickles and pastrami. A docent led tour of the Jewish Deli Exhibit at the NYHS will examine how Jewish immigrants, mostly from Central and Eastern Europe, imported and adapted traditions to create a uniquely American restaurant and reveals how Jewish delicatessens became a cornerstone of American food culture. Lunch of course, will be an indulgence of deli delicacies at the 2nd Ave Jewish Delicatessen. Following lunch, explore The Jewish Museum and experience a docent led tour of The Sassoons exhibit presenting the fascinating story of a remarkable Jewish family, following four generations from Iraq to India, China, and England through a rich selection of works collected by family members over time.

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“I’ll Have What She’s Having”: The Jewish Deli Exhibit At The New York Historical Society, The Jewish Museum; Lunch At The 2nd Ave Deli
9:00AM to 6:30PM
Mar 30, 2023
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $185.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 23, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 23, 2023
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