Edlavitch DCJCC

Man-O-Manischewitz: How a Kosher Wine Became Big with the American Public

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
The Ina and Jack Kay Community Hall of the Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Roger Horowitz, author of Kosher USA


Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food traces how all-American products like Coca-Cola and Jell-O tried to become kosher; the debates among rabbis over the incorporation of modern science into Jewish law; and the story of how Manischewitz wine became the first kosher product to win over non-Jewish consumers.

Hosted by the Edlavitch JCC of Washington DC and made possible by GW’s Program in Judaic Studies and the GW Food Institute.

Roger Horowitz is director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at the Hagley Museum and Library.

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP so we can assure you have a seat--but drop-ins are also welcome.

For questions please email Shirley Serotsky or call at 202-777-3228.

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