Our Test Kitchen explores broad cultural and experiential diversity in Los Angeles and around the world. This series of programming highlights varied global Jewish communities through culinary and cross-cultural Shabbat dinners, panel discussions, and salons, and opens up conversations about immigration, interfaith couples, religious conversion, and more.
Culture Lab: An Evening on Chinese Jewry
At the first event in a series to highlight different Jewish communities around the world, professor Xu Xin, China’s leading expert on Jewish Studies, led a fascinating talk on the history of Jews in China.
Post-Undergraduates: A Night at Angel City Brewery
We launched a new network of post‐undergraduates in response to a demonstrated need for a space for recent college graduates and current graduate students to connect. Fifty participants took a brewery tour and had an opportunity to socialize with fellow participants.
Our Test Kitchen launched with an intimate and authentic Syrian meal in a private home, and provided opportunities to learn about and discuss Syrian Jewish culture, history, and influence.