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Sunday, February 17 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Radical Pickling: Reviving Old World Jewish Food Traditions

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Pickling and fermenting is at the heart of Old World Jewish food, whether through the wine we drink on Shabbat, the pickles we eat with our pastrami sandwiches or the borscht we enjoy. Come learn about vegetable preservation’s critical role in Eastern European Judaism and why continuing the tradition is so important. You’ll learn how to make your own pickles and will take away a jar of soon-to-be sour dills. DIY pickling is not just practical; it can be a radical act of cultural reclamation.

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Jeffrey Yoskowitz

Jeffrey Yoskowitz is a writer, pickler and food entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of The Gefilteria, a purveyor of Old World Jewish foods in Brooklyn, NY whose products are available throughout the New York City area (gefilteria.com). He worked as a pickler for the Adamah Jewish Organic Farm and spreads pickling love around the world through workshops and demos. He has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Slate, Tablet and many other publications and he runs the website porkmemoirs.com... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 10:00am - 11:15am EST
Rockaway 15th floor conference center