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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... Read More →


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... Read More →

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... Read More →

Mary Zamore

Rabbi Mary L. Zamore was ordained from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute ofReligion 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... Read More →

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