As Elul and the preparations for the Days of Awe begin, join Chef Susan Barocas for an interactive cooking demo, tasting and learning how to create meaningful, memorable Rosh Hashanah experiences with a Sephardic Seder of special blessings and symbolic foods!
For over 2,000 years, Sephardic Jews have been welcoming the new year with a Seder that features seven blessings with seven symbolic foods, deepening the experience of the holiday. All participants receive a handout of the blessings and recipes to create your own delicious Rosh Hashanah Seder for an anyada buena, dulse i alegre – a good, sweet and happy new year!
Writer, chef and cooking instructor Susan Barocas is passionate about healthy, no-waste cooking and Jewish food, especially Sephardic history, cultures and cuisines. Founding director of the innovative Jewish Food Experience, she served as guest chef for three of President Obama’s White House Seders.
The Federation Knosh and Knowledge programs are held monthly and take place at Hevreh of Southern Berkshires. This event is part of the Federation's Celebration of Sephardic Culture.