@ Temple University
Main Campus, Philadelphia, PA
Programs held in Paley Library Lecture Hall are part of Temple University
Libraries' Beyond the Page public programming, focusing on the theme of food
for 2013-2014. For more information, visit library.temple.edu/about/programs
Urban Farming and Community Gardens
Tuesday, September 24, 5:30pm, Paley Library Lecture Hall
A panel including Alex Epstein of Philly Urban Creators and Katy Ament of
Temple Community gardens, moderated by Glenn Bergman, General Manager
of Weavers Way Co-op.
Thursday, October 10, 2:30pm, Paley Library Lecture Hall
A conversation with Paulette Singley and Jamie Horwitz, editors of Eating
Architecture, about the interplay between food and design. Co-sponsored with Temple University's Department of Architecture.
Good Morning, Beautiful Business: A Talk by Judy Wicks
Wednesday, October 16, 12:00pm, Paley Library Lecture Hall
Join Judy Wicks in a discussion about community engagement, environmental stewardship, responsible business practices and her new book.
What's That You Said About Food: A Panel on Food Across the Media and in Popular Culture
Thursday, October 24, 3:30pm,Paley Library Lecture Hall
This panel explores foodie culture and looks at how food criticism and recipe sharing translate across various forms of media.
Dissent in America Teach-In on Tomato Workers in Florida
Friday, November 1, 3:00-4:30pm, 821 Anderson Hall
Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann (Kol Tzedek) on her recent trip as part of a rabbinic delegation to end modern-day slave labor practices among food workers.
Then and Now-Thanksgiving Feasts: Chef Walter Staib on Colonial Thanksgiving Traditions
Thursday, November 14, 12:00pm, Paley Library Lecture Hall
Find out what was served at a colonial Philadelphia Thanksgiving feast and how Thanksgiving menus have evolved.
Liberty, Food & Justice for All:
Hazon Food Festival
Sunday, October 20, 9:30am
A one-day taste of the local Jewish Food
Movement, held at Congregation Rodeph
Shalom. To register and for more information,
Shtetl Skills Workshops
September 15, 29, and October 13
A series providing city dwellers with
practical skills to live more sustainably
and according to traditional and not so traditional Jewish values. Topics include composting, urban permaculture, vacant land use, and food preserving. Held at Ahimsa House, 5007 Cedar Ave. Facilitated by the Jewish Farm School and co-
sponsored with Kol Tzedek. For more information, see jewishfarmschool.org/shtetl.
@ Kol Tzedek
Events held at Calvary Center for Community & Culture,
815 S. 48th St., Philadelphia, PA,
Guilt-Free Gelt: How & Why Our Food Choices Matter
Wednesday, November 6, 7:00pm
An evening with Ilana Schatz, Founding Director of Fair Trade Judaica. Co-sponsored with the Jewish Farm School.
Tomato Rabbis: How & Why American Rabbis Are Working to End
Slavery in Florida's Tomato Fields
Wednesday, December 11, 7:00pm
With Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, Director of North American Programs for T'ruah (formerly Rabbis for Human Rights-NA) and Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann (Kol Tzedek). Co-sponsored with the Jewish Farm School, the Jewish Labor
Committee, and Philly Campaign for Fair Food.
@ Rodeph Shalom
615 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA, rodephshalom.org
What Is Your Food Worth? Sukkot Reflections
Sunday, September 22, 10:15-11:15am
With Nati Passow, Co-Founder and Executive
Director of the Jewish Farm School,
and Rabbi Eli Freedman (Rodeph Shalom).
The Dinner Party and the Future of American Politics
Sunday, October 13, 10:15-11:15am
Bryant Simon, Professor of History (Temple University).
A New Judaism from the Tabletop: Food and the Transformation of American Judaism and Jewish Life
Wednesday, October 16, 7:00pm
Lila Corwin Berman, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Feinstein Center (Temple University).
Eating in Eden: Jewish Attitudes toward Food in Text and History
Sunday, October 27, 10:15-11:15am
Lila Corwin Berman.
Screening of "A Place at the Table: One Nation, Underfed"
Sunday, November 3, 10:00am-12:15pm
Followed by a discussion with Yael Lehmann, Executive Director of the Food Trust.
Food Choices and Consequences
Sunday, November 10, 10:15-11:15am
A discussion with Bryant Simon and Lila Corwin Berman.
@ Keneseth Israel's Temple Judea Museum
Dear Carl, By [sic] Carrots, Love Mollie: When Jewish Food Was the Family Business
August 23-December 15
An audiovisual exhibition of artifacts, photographs, and artwork. Reception and panel discussion
on Sunday, October 6, 3:00-5:00pm.
See website for other events throughout the fall.
@ National Museum of
American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA, nmajh.org
In My Grandmother's Kitchen
Thursday, December 12, 7:00pm
We are cooking up a night of storytelling about kitchens and the food, family, love, and life that fill them, featuring a delicious lineup of personal stories from Author and Illustrator Bryan Collier, Poet and 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion Denice Frohman, Celebrity Chef & Entrepreneur Delilah Winder, Storytelling Artist and First Person Arts Best Storyteller in Philadelphia 2012, Marjorie Winther, and you.
Bring a recipe or a small item* that will help you to tell a brief anecdote about the role of food in your life, and you could become a part of the program. Let the story-sharing continue at the light reception that follows! Co-sponsored with Reboot's Beyond Bubbie. Registration and tickets required. $25/$18 NMAJH and First Person Arts Members and Temple Owl Card holders.
*Please, no sharp items or anything that could be considered dangerous. Thank you for your cooperation, and for your understanding that the Museum is not responsible for the items.