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Conversation with Author Michael W. Twitty: “Koshersoul”

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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Conversation with Michael W. Twitty

Jewish Book Council + SJCC Present Food Historian Michael W. Twitty in Conversation with Adeena Sussman
“Koshersoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew”

Bestselling author Michael W. Twitty discusses identity, food, culture, and intersectionality in “Koshersoul,” his thought-provoking memoir that explores the creation of African-Jewish foods as a result of migration and the diaspora. He is joined by food writer and cookbook author Adeena Sussman.

In partnership with JBC Network Member sites.

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Thursday, September 15 | 9:30 am PT (12:30 pm ET)
FREE – registration required to receive Zoom link.

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About the Guests

Michael W. Twitty is a noted culinary and cultural historian and the creator of “Afroculinaria,” the first blog devoted to African American historic foodways and their legacies. Twitty has appeared throughout the media, including on NPR’s “The Splendid Table,” and has given more than 250 talks in the United States and abroad.

Adeena Sussman has co-authored eleven cookbooks, including “New York Times” #1 bestseller “Cravings”—and its bestselling follow-up “Hungry No More”—with Chrissy Teigen. She is also the author of “Tahini.” She moved to Israel in 2015 and lives footsteps from Carmel Market. She has written about Israeli food for “Food & Wine,” “The Wall Street Journal,” and many others. Her forthcoming book is “Shabbat: Recipes and Rituals from My Table to Yours.”

Part of the J’s new Chew on This! Speaker Series, which features authors, chefs, and thought-leaders to feed your mind, soul, and palate.


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Mercer Island, WA 98040 United States
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