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Ashkenazi Jews and Chinese Food with YIVO
December 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
For many Ashkenazi Jews in the United States, Christmastime sparks memories of egg rolls and General Tso’s chicken. How did the affinity for Chinese food amongst many Jews begin? Trace this delicious history from the turn-of-the-century Lower East Side to today’s take-out lo mein with Andrew Coe, author of Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States.
Tickets are free. Please fill out this form so that Beth El knows who will attend: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6_7HkFkKb8GP0-PAzdpkZZOyMlj_nX9B9oA_duVKT4rCkRA/viewform?usp=sf_link. At the end of this form there is a link to register for the program through YIVO, which you need to do in order to receive Zoom information.
Participants who register by 12/16 will receive a free delivery of themed snacks! All participants will also receive the link to an optional Zoom room following the program, hosted by Beth El, for discussion and noshing.
Presented by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research