Taste The Jewish Deli exhibit the week it opens! More than a place to get a meal, the Jewish deli is a community forged in food. Explore how Jewish immigrants, mostly from Central and Eastern Europe, imported and adapted traditions to create a uniquely American restaurant.
Organized by the Skirball Cultural Center in L.A. and now on display at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, the exhibition reveals how Jewish delicatessens became a cornerstone of American food culture. Get a taste of deli history through neon signs, menus, advertisements, uniforms, photographs, and film and TV clips. Plus, share your own deli memories with photo ops and interactives.
The Day Trip includes round-trip coach bus transportation, a docent-guided tour of The Jewish Deli exhibit, admission to the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s permanent exhibit, and a deli box lunch.
Deli box lunches by Once Upon A Deli include 3 mini-sandwiches (turkey, corned beef, egg salad), fruit, pickle, coleslaw, cookie, and a bottle of water. Vegetarian, gluten-free, and vegan options are available.
In collaboration with the Tapestry program of the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.
DATE: Thursday, October 26, 2023
TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The bus will pick-up and drop-off at the Jewish Community Center (6255 N Santa Monica Blvd, Whitefish Bay, WI 53217). Please park in the last few rows of the North parking lot. Parking is free.
COST: Museum Members $80 | JCC Members $80 | Nonmembers $95