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Opening Reception and Lecture Bread & Salt – An Art Exhibit
April 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
We warmly invite you to the opening of BREAD and SALT, an exhibit which is part of a year-long city wide festival exploring Jews and Food. At the opening reception tonight hear Dr. Leah Hochman, editor of Tastes of Faith: Jewish Eating in the United States on Jewish food and its multiple layers of meaning. Dr. Hochman is both witty and scholarly and her insights on Jewish food will have you laughing with recognition and tearing up with memory. HUC-JIR Curator Anne Hromadka will also be discussing this facinating new exhibit. Please join us at 7:00pm for a light reception with presentation to start at 7:30pm.
From farm to table so too from Sinai to our synagogues what we eat and why we eat has impacted our people since the beginning of history. Bread and Salt brings together numerous Jewish cultural sites throughout Southern California including Hebrew Union College-JIR, LA. This exhibition series explores the contemporary, historic and ritual aspects about food through symposiums and creative place making. Whether inspired by color, taste, texture, history, relevance, spirituality, environmentalism, social justice, or farming our artists and topic experts will deep participants salivating for more!