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May

Sunday

May 7

5:00 PM

The Chosen Food Supper Club: Delights from the Jews of Rhodes

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is pleased to present the third evening in our supper club series, The Chosen Food. Each event in this series will showcase a unique regional style of Jewish cuisine.

This evening our host Carol Herbert shares with us the traditional dishes her family brought with them from the Isle of Rhodes, a Greek island off the coast of Turkey.

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June

Sunday

June 4

5:00 PM

The Chosen Food Supper Club: Shavuot on Kibbutz

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is pleased to present the fourth evening in our supper club series, The Chosen Food. Each event in this series will showcase a regional style of Jewish cuisine.

Every spring, Jews around the world celebrate Shavuot, a holiday commemorating the wheat harvest and the giving of the Torah by God to the Jews at Mount Sinai. It is traditional on Shavuot to eat a feast of dairy foods, such as blintzes, kugel (sweet noodle pudding), and cheeses.

Join us in a Shavuot meal with a contemporary spin, where dairy is complemented by fresh fruits and vegetables celebrating the bounty of fresh food available in spring and early summer. This menu is prepared by local chef Lior Ben-Yehuda.

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Sunday

June 18

5:00 PM

The Chosen Food Supper Club: From Cape Town with Love

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is pleased to present the fifth evening in our supper club series, The Chosen Food. Each event in this series will showcase a regional style of Jewish cuisine.

This evening, we countinue our tour of international Jewish cuisine with a traditional South African barbecue hosted by Shelley Goldberg and Nadine Katz. Shelley and Nadine both hail from South Africa and have lived in Vancouver for over 20 years, but beachfront barbecues are one of the things that still remind them of home.

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July

Sunday

July 30

5:00 PM

The Chosen Food Supper Club: Pastrami & Rye

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is pleased to present the sixth evening in our supper club series, The Chosen Food. Each event in this series will showcase a regional style of Jewish cuisine.

This evening we journey to New York City (in spirit) for authentic pastrami and rye sandwiches. Our guide on this culinary adventure is Nitzan Cohen, owner and chef at Mensch. Jewish Delicatessen.

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September

Sunday

September 17

5:00 PM

The Chosen Food Supper Club: Rosh Hashanah in Aleppo

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC is pleased to present the final evening in our supper club series, The Chosen Food. Each event in this series will showcase a regional style of Jewish cuisine.

With Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) just around the corner, this evening we enjoy a traditional Aleppian Rosh Hashanah Feast. Each year, Aleppian Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a set menu of dishes symbolizing our wishes for the new year. Dates, apples, leeks, swiss chard, gourd, black eyed peas, and pomegranate are some of the symbolic ingredients.

As we dig in to this feast, our guide, Debbie Tabenken, will share with us the significance of these dishes.

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