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. This program will be held live in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall. To attend the program in person (limited capacity), register here. To attend the program from home by watching the livestream, register here.
Purchase your copy of the book in the Museum Shop ($36 hardcover, $30 paperback) or online.
Proof of vaccination is required for all Museum visitors 12 and older.
Live closed captions will not be available during this program, but closed captions will be available afterwards on the program recording that will be found on the Museum’s YouTube channel.
Public programming at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy C. Hochul and the New York State Legislature; a Humanities New York CARES Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act; and other generous donors.