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The Kitchen Stories

The June 2, 2017 “Fresh Roots” episode of The Kitchen Storiesthe Jewish Museum and Archives of BC ongoing podcast – features two Temple Sholom members.

Karen Glanzberg shares her experience of becoming a Jew by Choice, and Justine Balin tells of the roller coaster she went through as a competitor on Chopped Teen Canada.

The Kitchen Stories is hosted by Temple Sholom member, Michael Schwartz (the JMABC Director of Community Engagement) and celebrates our complex relationships with food. Family traditions, patterns of migration, gender dynamics, our relationship to the land. More than just a source of nourishment, food is a means of communication.

To hear the podcast, go to: http://jewishmuseum.ca/the-kitchen-stories/
Karen and Justine are featured in Episode 6: Fresh Roots.