Poland to the Upper East Side: Tracing the Path of Jewish Culinary Delights

Sat, November 4, 2017

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT


The Jewish Museum

1109 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Co-chairs: Danielle Capalino, Susan Fromm, Shari Levy, Danielle Rehfeld & Liz Rueven

What does HOME mean in the Jewish communal narrative? Niki Russ Federman, fourth generation owner of Russ & Daughters will discuss how sometimes peripatetic home has shaped Jewish cuisine over the generations.

Join JDC Ambassadors for a mouthwatering exploration of the Russ family’s culinary journey from Strzyżów, Poland to the Lower East Side. Russ & Daughters has sustained the body and soul of Jewish life for over 100 years.

Niki Russ Federman

4th Generation Owner of Russ and Daughters

“It’s a tough job, but someone has to taste all of that caviar.”

Liz Rueven

Founder and Editor of Kosher Like Me

Liz Rueven is founder and editor of the food blog, Kosher Like Me (, providing a resource for food enthusiasts who nosh like she does. Her readers are health-minded, kosher keeping or vegetarian/pescatarian eaters who live locavore lifestyles and eat in step with the seasons. Kosher Like Me provides readers with a tempting array of unique seasonal recipes, holiday inspiration, restaurant, book and product reviews and profiles of food innovators.

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Photo credit: Russ & Daughters

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