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Saturday, February 16 • 9:15pm - 10:30pm
The Heroic Quest To Make Coca-Cola Kosher: How One Rabbi Truly Made Coke 'The Real Thing'

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In the 1930’s, Coca Cola was becoming a national phenomenon. While it was not certified kosher, it was being consumed by the Jewish community. Coke desperately wanted to be available to all, so they contacted Rabbi Tobias Geffen, the rabbinic authority of the South. Discovering that Coke wasn’t kosher, he took a creative and heroic approach to resolve the situation. 


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Charlie Savenor

Charles E. Savenor serves as the Director of Kehilla (Congregational) Enrichment for the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ). He also served as the lead programmer for the Centennial Celebration in October 2013. Charlie blogs on parenting at www.familyinorbit.com and at www.kveller.com. In addition, he serves as a volunteer fundraiser for Lone Soldiers in the IDF. He lives in NYC with his wife, Julie, and two sons, Joseph and... Read More →

Saturday February 16, 2013 9:15pm - 10:30pm
Princeton concourse level