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How Brookline Became Jewish: The Delis That Shaped Us

Presented by Jewish Arts Collaborative at Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline MA

Jun 06 2019
How Brookline Became Jewish: The Delis That Shaped Us

History with a side of pickles as we explore how food played a part in one town’s culture.

A fascinating conversation about the restaurants and delis that shaped Jewish Brookline with The Jews of Boston co-author Dr. Jonathan Sarna and Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz, grand-daughter of the family behind the famed Rubin’s Deli. Rubin’s, Jack and Marion’s, Pick-a-Chick, and now, Zaftigs, have all played a role in shaping the town’s character and have drawn all types of people to Brookline to experience Jewish cooking.

Of course, we can’t talk deli without eating some deli –

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