Rabbi Deborah Prinz
On the Chocolate Trail
Thursday, February 1, 7:30pm
Snowdate: Tuesday, February 6, 7:30pm
Give in to your chocolate cravings on this delectable journey through the Jewish history of chocolate! Rabbi Prinz draws from her world travels on the trail of chocolate to enchant chocoholics everywhere as she unwraps the role of Jews in the trade, retail and manufacture of chocolate. Learn about how chocolate permeates Israel’s growth. See why Israelis are so Meshuga for Chocolate!
Explore the surprising Jewish connections to chocolate based on her book, On the Chocolate Trail: A Delicious Adventure Connecting Jews, Religions, History, Travel, Rituals and Recipes to the Magic of Cacao. Pick up a piece of chocolate and partake in an expedition into Jewish and religious history through cultures, countries and centuries.
Rabbi Prinz lectures about chocolate and religion around the world. She also co-curates the “Jews on the Chocolate Trail” exhibit for the Bernard Museum of Temple Emanu-el, New York City. Rabbi Prinz has held a number of leadership positions in the national and regional Reform movement, having recently served the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) as Director of Program and Member Services and the Director of the Joint Commission on Rabbinic Mentoring. She has consulted for HUC-JIR, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), and other organizations. During her almost thirty years in congregational work, Rabbi Prinz contributed to the local Jewish community as well.
This delicious program is co-sponsored by Friend of a Friend and Brotherhood
Free for Friend of a Friend/Chaverot and Brotherhood members
$10 Congregants; $15 Non Congregants