American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution

Exhibit Events

Information on lectures and events related to this exhibit can be found on the U-M Library events calendar.  Recordings of events associated with this exhibit will be posted here as they become available.

  • Jan Longone's exhibit lecture from September 24, 2013 in the Hatcher Gallery (University of Michigan Library) is available through this link. The lecture can be simulcast with her slideshow.
  • Deborah Dash Moore (director of UM's Frankel Center for Judaic Studies) spoke on Reform Sisterhood cookbooks in her talk "Cooking Reform Judaism" and Avery Robinson spoke on "Luxion and Puddings: Kugel in America" on November 19, 2013. This lecture is available here. (Note: our apologies that some of Prof. Dash Moore's introduction was not recorded.)
  • Ted Merwin (Professor of Religion and Judaic Studies at Dickinson College) spoke on the history of deli in America in his talk "Where Harry Met Sally: the Jewish Deli in America" on November 20, 2013. To view this lecture, please follow this link