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10 Years of Recipes Remembered

Hosted By: The Museum of Jewish Heritage-- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Recipes Remembered: A Celebration of Survival, written by June Hersh in association with the Museum of Jewish Heritage, is a historical and culinary journey that will feed your heart and soul. The book contains more than 80 remarkable stories gleaned from personal interviews with Holocaust survivors and their families. Each story is paired with the survivor’s cherished recipes, creating a timeless cookbook with more than 170 entries as diverse as the survivors themselves. A soon-to-be-released 10th anniversary edition is a testament to the resilience and tenacity of the Holocaust survivor community, which turned tragedy to triumph and has imbued us all with faith, hope, and optimism.

Join the Museum for a program celebrating Recipes Remembered as Hersh shares her experience writing this unique kosher cookbook based on recollections of Holocaust survivors. Order your copy of the book here. Proceeds from the sale of the book support the Museum.

This program will be held live in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall. Attendance will be available in person (limited capacity) and online. Both in person and virtual attendance are free, but a $10 suggested donation helps enable us to present programs like this one. We thank you for your support.

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June Hersch

June Hersh is a former teacher and businesswoman who began her writing career after retiring from her family business in 2004. Her first book, Recipes Remembered, a Celebration of Survival,(Ruder Finn Press May 2011) was written in association with and to benefit the Museum of Jewish Heritage- a Living memorial to the Holocaust. Now in its 6th printing, June has been featured on radio and TV, has spoken about the book to more than 100 groups across the country on behalf of UJA Federation and the Jewish Book Council as well as appearing on a segment on QVCs In the Kitchen with David. All proceeds earned from sales of the close to 20,000 copies have gone to charitable causes related to the Holocaust and help defray the cost of reprinting future editions. Upon completion of her first book, June wrote The Kosher Carnivore ( St. Martin's Press, September, 2011) a primer on how to cook kosher meat and poultry. June served as editor and interviewer for Still Here, Inspiration from Survivors and Liberators of the Holocaust ( www.stillherebook.com) a compendium of portraits and quotes gathered from Holocaust survivors and liberators. Proceeds from that endeavor benefitted UJA's Self Help a network that supports Holocaust survivors in New York. June recently completed Yoghurt: A Global History for British publisher Reaktion Books (March, 2021), as part of their Edible Food Series.
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The Museum of Jewish Heritage-- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is a museum in New York City that educates its visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust.
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