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Biscochos, Borekas, & Baklava Bites

A Special Celebration of Ladino Music & Sephardic Cuisine

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Biscochos, Borekas, & Baklava Bites
Biscochos, Borekas, & Baklava Bites

Time & Location

May 05, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Edlavitch DCJCC, 1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA

About the Event

Join us for a special celebration of all things Sephardic led by world renowned Sephardic Chef Susan Barocas and Sephardic vocalist Ian Pomerantz. Program will feature a special baking Baklava bites and Turkish Coffee Demo, along with live Ladino music and a reception of Borekas and Biscochos!

$18 Per Persion

Children Under 13 Free

About the Speakers/Peformers:

Susan Barocas is a writer, chef and teacher passionate about exploring, presenting and preserving Sephardic cuisines, cultures and history. Founding director of the innovative project Jewish Food Experience, she brought Sephardic food to the White House as guest chef for three of President Obama’s Passover Seders. Her writing and recipes have appeared in the Washington Post, Lilith and Moment magazines, The Nosher and several cookbooks, among other outlets.

Ian Pomerantz is a specialist in the Baroque bass repertoire and an expert in the performance of secular and religious art and folk music from the Jewish Diaspora, and has been a soloist with numerous groups. He can be heard on his solo album Art Songs of the Jewish Diaspora and with the Washington Bach Consort in in their album A New Song, both on the ACIS label. He is currently writing his PhD at the National Institute of Middle Eastern Languages and Civilizations in Paris.


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      +$0.45 service fee



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