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Man-O-Manischewitz: Brooklyn’s Wine in a Kosher USA

Apr 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

| $5.00
Dodgers at Monarch

Roger Horowitz will dip into his just-published book, Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food, to talk about the history of Brooklyn- produced Manischewitz wine. Created in the 1930s for a Jewish market, Manischewitz became the first branded kosher product to achieve a predominantly non-Jewish consumer base—and one that was overwhelmingly African American. Endorsed by leading black musicians and actors in the 1950s and 1960s, and a fixture at Jewish Passover Seders, Horowitz will trace Manischewitz’s pathbreaking role in modern kosher food and discuss why its contribution has been forgotten.

Details

Date:
Apr 12, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$5.00
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Website:
http://brooklynhistory.org/visitor/calendar.html

Venue

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

Organizer

Brooklyn Historical Society
Phone:
(718) 222-4111
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Website:
www.brooklynhistory.org