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Feb
16
Jews & Chinese Restaurateurs in 20th Century Chicago
By Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center (JCC)

We Offer Chicken Chop Suey on Sundays: Jews & Chinese Restaurateurs in 20th Century Chicago

Shiyong Lu PhD candidate NYU

Thursday, February 16

6:00 PM

For many American Jews, eating at Chinese restaurants has become a tradition. Scholars originally attributed this to gastronomic similarities between Jewish and Chinese foods, but research on advertisements for Chinese restaurants in Chicago Jewish newspapers shows that restaurateurs always envisioned a Jewish market. Learn all about the relationship between the Jewish and Chinese communities in 20th Century Chicago.

With Chinese dinner

JCC Member / $30

Community Participant / $35

VIP / $50 (VIP tickets include reserved seating, name listed in the program, and a donation to Tapestry)

Without Chinese dinner

JCC Member / $18

Community Participant / $23

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Questions? Contact JCC Arts & Culture Director, Reva Fox at RFox@jccmilwaukee.org or call 414-967-8212