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Category: Food

The Britannia Sukkot Festival

The Britannia Sukkot Festival

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC, Grandview Woodlands Food Connection, and Or Shalom are pleased to present the inaugural Britannia Sukkot Festival. The Jewish Holiday of Sukkot celebrates the fall harvest and commemorates the exodus from Egypt. To celebrate, Jews gather in a “sukkah”, or temporary shelter, to dine with family and friends. Join us … Keep Reading

The Kitchen Stories: A Year in Reflection

The Kitchen Stories: A Year in Reflection

In the summer of 2016, I began working with the Jewish Museum and Archives of BC on their project, The Kitchen Stories. 12 months, 17 interviews, three feasts, and 7 episodes later, it is difficult to describe how much I have learned, and even harder to pin-down the leads I continue chasing. Creating a podcast … Keep Reading

The Chosen Food featured in The Vancouver Sun

The Chosen Food featured in The Vancouver Sun

Readers of the Vancouver Sun had a pleasant surprise Saturday morning: a brief feature by food writer Mia Stainsby on the JMABC’s upcoming series, The Chosen Food. Read the whole article here and sign up for a spot at one of our upcoming dinners here. Act quickly – these events are filling up fast!

“When The Tide Goes Out, The Table Is Set”

When you come from a background of varying food traditions, which ones will you choose? Carol Herbert’s family came from diverse origins. Her father, David Chertkow, born in Ukraine, came to Winnipeg as a boy in 1912. His older siblings got jobs and made sure the younger ones, like her father, could go to school. A “classic … Keep Reading