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Sunday, February 16 • 10:00am - 11:15am
The Food Panel: Fusion Foodies Talk

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Join three professional foodies from very diverse backgrounds talking about what drew them to the field; the intersection of food, religion, culture and identity; food and spirituality; and the extremely controversial question of bacon-wrapped matzoh balls.

 


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Jennifer Altman

Jenn Altman fell in love with Limmud NY at first sight, helping with registration in a frozen hotel and eventually becoming a member of the board. She holds graduate degrees in Jewish Literature and in English Education, from NYU and Columbia. She taught high school English in Westchester County for 12 years before moving to Atlanta earlier this year, where she is working at the Center for Israel Education.

Presenters
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Shannon Sarna

Shannon Sarna is an avid baker, blogger and all around food-lover. Born to an Italian mother who loved to bake, a Jewish father who loved to experiment, and a food chemist grandfather, loving and experimenting with diverse foods is simply in her blood. When she isn't tweeting, eating, or tweeting what she's eating, Shannon spends her time in Jersey City, NJ with her daughter, her husband, and her rescue dog, Otis. Read more... Read More →
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Michael Twitty

Michael W. Twitty is a culinary historian and Jewish educator focusing on both African-American and Jewish food and their relationships to their respective folk cultures.  His website is the first blog devoted to preserving historic African-American foods and foodways, and chronicles his journey as an African-American Jew creating his own traditions.  He is currently working on a book based on his Cooking Gene Project.
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Mary Zamore

Rabbi Mary L. Zamore was ordained from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of | Religion in 1997. A graduate of Columbia College, New York, she has also studied at Yad  | Vashem and Machon Pardes. An active writer, Rabbi Zamore is the editor of and a contributing author to The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic (CCAR Press, 2011) which was  | designated a finalist by the National Jewish Book Awards. She blogs for the... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2014 10:00am - 11:15am
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