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The Columbus Jewish Historical Society and Columbus Jewish Bookfair present Where Harry Met Sally: The Jewish Deli in Pop Culture

October 27, 2019
All Day
Columbus Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave., Columbus, OH 43209



Featuring Dr. Ted Merwin


In this entertaining, interactive presentation, Dr. Ted Merwin, author of Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli will explore the heyday of the deli, the changing representation of Jewish-American delis in music, film and television and the evolution of delis today. 

Ted Merwin, PhD, is the author of two books including In Their Own Image: New York Jews in Jazz Age Popular Culture (Rutgers University Press, 2006) and Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Delicatessen (NYU Press, 2015), which won the 2015 National Jewish Book Award. 

There is a Pop-Up Kosher Deli Buffet Dinner at 5:30 PM presented by Harvey & Ed's restaurant, a Cameron Mitchell Restautant. The cost for dinner and the program is $36. The cost for the program only is $18 per person, and reservations are required for both.

To make your reservation, go to http://columbusjewishhistory.org/events/harry-met-sally-jewish-deli-pop-culture/, or call 614-238-6977 on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM, or email history@tcjf.org.

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The Melton Center for Jewish Studies at The Ohio State University is a co-sponsor for this event.