Elmira’s Congregation Kol Ami will be transformed into the Lower East Side of Manhattan circa 1910 for Sunday’s Jewish Food Festival.
The annual event is set for Sunday April 30th from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Congregation Kol Ami, 1008 W. Water Street, Elmira. It recreates a street market on Hester Street, the old Jewish immigrant neighborhood.
Foods will include but not limited to, matzo ball soup, deli sandwiches, and chopped liver; specialties such as knishes and potato latkes; and Middle Eastern street food, including falafel, Israeli salads, and bourekas (cheese-filled pastries).
Admission is $12 in advance or $15 at the door which includes entry into a door prize drawing and three food tickets. Tickets can also be purchased at three different Gerould’s Pharmacies, on the Southside, on Hoffman, and in Horseheads plus two Corning locations Market Street Apothecary and Connor’s. Extra food tickets are $1. Ages 12 and under will be admitted free. For more information, go to twintiersjewishcommunity.com or call 734-8122.
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