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Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - (310) 440-4500



Laura Silver

Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food

Sunday, May 18, 2:00 p.m.

Join award-winning journalist Laura Silver at the West Coast launch of Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food, her definitive biography of everybody’s favorite stuffed hunk of dough.


$12 General; $10 Members and Full-Time Students


Rabbi Jeffrey Marx

The Whole Schmear: How America Brought Cream Cheese to the Jews

Tuesday, June 24, 8:00 p.m.

Where did cream cheese come from and how did it get to be a Jewish food? Rabbi Jeffrey Marx, a historian of cream cheese, shares the “udder” truth of the yummy spread’s development in America.


$8 General and Full-Time Students; FREE to Members


Falafelism and The Sturgeon Queens

Double-Feature Film Screening

Sunday, June 29, 2:00 p.m.

Attend a double feature of films about two foods that have become a signature part of Jewish cuisine.

$8 General; $6 Members; $5 Full-Time Students

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