A Turkish-Jewish Festival will be held at Tikvat Israel Congregation, in the tradition of the Sephardic monthly "vijita," or get-together. Kabbalat Shabbat Friday night will be followed by dinner with authentic Turkish cuisine prepared by Beyhan Cagri Trock, author of the newly released cookbook/memoir "The Ottoman Turk and the Pretty Jewish Girl -- Real Turkish Cooking." Ms. Trock will be the featured speaker at services Saturday morning, where she will talk about her personal journey as the daughter of a Muslim/Turkish father and Sephardic/Turkish mother who fell in love in Istanbul in the 1940s. Sunday's highlights include a bazaar with vendors, art, cooking demonstrations, music and dance. Kabbalat Shabbat will be followed by an authentic vegetarian Turkish dinner prepared by Beyhan Cagri Trock, author of the newly released cookbook/memoir "The Ottoman Turk and the Pretty Jewish Girl - Real Turkish Cooking."
Cost for dinner: $25 per adult; $15 per child (3-12 years old); free for children under 3
To register for dinner www.tikvatisrael.org/vijita
or RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call
the Tikvat Israel office at 301-762-7338.
The deadline is October 22.
Event begins at 6:30PM
Presented by: Tikvat Israel Congregation
Featured Artist(s): Beyhan Cagri Trock