Roger Horowitz, Ph.D., will discuss his new book, "Kosher USA, How Coke Became Kosher and Other tales of Modern Food," on Friday, December 16, 2016, at Temple Israel of Lawrence, 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, N.Y., starting at 10:30a.m.
"Kosher USA," follows the fascinating journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system. Discover how iconic products like Coca-Cola and Jell-O tried to become kosher and how Manischewitz wine became the first kosher product to win over non-Jewish consumers.
"Kosher USA" is filled with big personalities, rare archival finds and surprising influences.
Dr. Roger Horowitz is a food historian and the Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society at the Hagley Museum and Library.
Cost to attend: Temple Israel of lawrence member - $18.00; non-member - $20.00. Kosher dairy lunch is included.
For more information, or to register, contact Alan at (516) 239-1140, or via email at email@example.com.