The Gershman Y continues its Book It! author series on Thursday, February 4 at 7:00 PM with Marcia Friedman discussing her new cookbook, Meatballs and Matzah Balls: Recipes & Reflections from a Jewish and Italian Life, and giving a cooking demonstration. Tickets at $10 are available by calling 215-545-4400 or clicking here. Advance registration is required.
Meatballs and Matzah Balls features more than 100 Jewish and Italian recipes, all of which can be made kosher. Italian by birth and Jewish by choice, Marcia Friedman wrote Meatballs and Matzah Balls to unite her Italian and Jewish heritages through food. The book was a Finalist in the 2014 Indie Book Awards and includes Friedman’s reflections on her journey of conversion to Judaism and the intersection of Jewish and Italian food and life.
Marcia Friedman is a writer, photographer, home cook, and recipe developer who has been featured in Tablet, The Washington Post, The Jewish Daily Forward, American Food Roots, Washington Jewish Week, and The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
The Gershman Y is located at 401 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147.