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Jewish American Heritage Month Happy Hours

Thursdays, May 2–30, 2024 | 4–5pm

ADMISSION: Free with Museum admission

In celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month, enjoy weekly fun and informal happy hours at The CJM featuring delicious Jewish-themed mocktails and drinks. Gain insights into the meaningful Jewish symbols embedded into The CJM’s architecture on brief tours, and join special guests for cooking demonstrations and/or crafts.

Tickets

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Schedule and Tickets

Thursday, May 2 | 4–5 PM

Special guest Micah Siva discusses her new cookbook Nosh: Plant-Forward Recipes Celebrating Jewish Cuisine. Guests will be invited to sample Siva's delicious plant-based Pastrami and egg creams.

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Thursday, May 9 | 4–5 PM (virtual)

Join us for a virtual happy hour to learn about the symbolism imbued in the unique architecture of The CJM. We'll explore the multitude of symbols layered in the space we inhabit, unlocking the meaning behind its dynamic energy and inviting you to experience the space anew.

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Thursday, May 16 | 4–5 PM

In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, special guest Carol Man will demonstrate her calligraphy technique that combines the Hebrew alphabet and Chinese calligraphy brush strokes. Enjoy special mocktails and a tour exploring symbols of Judaism.

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Thursday, May 23 | 4–5 PM

Enjoy blue-tinted mocktails and a tour of The CJM’s architecture, where we'll discover the Jewish symbols embedded in The CJM's architecture.

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Thursday, May 30 | 4–5 PM

Enjoy blue-tinted mocktails and a tour of The CJM’s architecture, where we'll discover the Jewish symbols embedded in The CJM's architecture.

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About the Speakers
Carol Man
Carol Man

Born and raised in colonial Hong Kong, Carol Man experienced a traditional Chinese upbringing. In her early adulthood, she embarked on a transformative journey by converting to Judaism, a religion unfamiliar in her local community. Navigating these changes became a significant part of her personal and artistic journey. Her works strive to establish a cultural dialogue between enduring Chinese and Jewish heritage, embracing the richness of languages, traditions, and history.

Micah Siva

Micah Siva is a chef, dietitian, and food photographer, specializing in modern Jewish cuisine. After graduating from the Natural Gourmet Institute of Health & Culinary Arts, she pursued a career in nutrition and later worked for global brands, media outlets, and publications in food media. She and her husband, Josh, co-authored the children's book 1, 2, 3, Nosh with Me. She shares Jewish-inspired, plant-forward recipes through her blog, Nosh with Micah, and is the author of the new cookbook Nosh: Plant-Forward Recipes Celebrating Modern Jewish Cuisine. Siva lives in San Francisco, California, with her husband, son Ari, and mini sheepadoodle, Buckwheat.

Supporters

Major support for Public Programs is generously provided by Grants for the Arts and Taube Philanthropies.