History, Heritage & Herring

Embark on an unforgettable culinary and historical journey through Jewish Poland and Lithuania

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History, Heritage & Herring explores Jewish Eastern Europe through a distinctive culinary lens, taking participants to some of the most culturally rich and dynamic places in all of Jewish history. We will visit sites of major landmarks and Jewish heritage, as well as markets, restaurants, farms, forests, and breweries, where we will sample, learn about, and make some of the foods and drinks that added color and flavor to Jewish life in pre-war Europe.

 

Discover what contemporary Polish and Lithuanian cuisines owe to the legacy of Jewish cooks, bakers, and spice traders. Explore the regional landscape through cooking workshops with local experts and our three extraordinary trip leaders. 

Embark on an unforgettable culinary and historical journey through Jewish Poland and Lithuania, led by Jeffrey Yoskowitz, Jewish food expert and chef-and-scholar-in-residence; hosted by Helise Lieberman, Director of the Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland Foundation and co-designed by Magda Maslak, Culinary Curator, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews is an official partner of the tour.

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Start to get ready at home with a recipe from Jeffrey Yoskowitz from the Guefilte Manifesto

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