“Pastrami On Rye, An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli Book & Author

140 Central Avenue
Lawrence, New York 11559
5162391140

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016 | 10:30 am

“Pastrami On Rye” is the first full-length history of the New York Jewish deli. For much of the 20th Century, the N.Y. Jewish deli was an iconic institution in both Jewish and American life. Author Ted Merwin presents a fascinating history of a quintessential N.Y. instutution.
Ted Merwin, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Religion & Judaic Studies at Dickinson College (Pa.), where he is Founding Director of the Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life.
The lecture is open to the public, however space is limited. Cost: Temple Israel of Lawrence members-$18.00; non-members-$20.00, Kosher Deli Lunch is included. Please register by November 6. For more information, or to register, please contact Alan at (516) 239-1140 or via email at alan@nulltempleisrael-lawrence.org.
The event is co-sponsored by Jewish Book Council.