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Temple Beth El

Offering Conservative Jewish worship since 1935

83 Chestnut Street/POBox 383
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 432-5522

Israeli Movie Night

Israeli Film Series

Saturday November 23rd at 7:00 PM

Best Documentary
New Jersey Jewish Film Festival 2016

A portrait of Israeli people, told through food. It was shot in fine restaurants, home kitchens, wineries, cheese caves, on the street and everything in between. Though, Americans see Israelis and Palestinians as always in conflict, those views are not shared with most of the people of Israel. “The Search for Israeli Cuisine” shows the 70+ cultures that make up the Israeli people, each with wonderful and unique food traditions. Israel has one of the hottest food scenes in the world. At times, getting into restaurants in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem can difficult as New York or San Francisco.

This feature length documentary puts a face on the culture of Israel, profiling chefs, home cooks, vintners, and cheese-makers drawn from the more than one hundred cultures that make up Israel today – Jewish, Arab, Muslim, Christian, Druze. A rich and human story of the people emerges.

Let’s make it a party!   Watch for an email with recipes from the film.  Please join us and prepare a recipe of your choice to share.  Contact Anne Green or home # 607-433-1203 with your recipe choice.

A donation of $5.00 per person is suggested.