A festival celebrating pastrami sandwiches, matzah ball soup and potato knish is just all-around the corner.
The York Jewish Neighborhood Center’s 30th annual Jewish Foods Pageant is happening from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 25 — and those interested in placing an get for a dwelling-cooked Jewish meal can do so till Wednesday, April 21.
In an effort and hard work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, all orders will be picked up push-thru style. In former years, families gathered within the neighborhood centre to consume collectively, in accordance to Jonah Geller, chief government officer of the York JCC.
Previous year’s festival was canceled because of to COVID-19.
“We hope that this is the only drive-thru pageant because we’re hoping subsequent calendar year we’ll be in the developing,” Geller explained, including that all meals will be either manufactured in-dwelling or by a regional kosher provider.
This calendar year, persons can get a platter for $16, which features a person sandwich with seeded rye bread and a option of brisket or pastrami, with a aspect of coleslaw, pickle and a cup of matzah ball soup.
For $4 more, people can get the deluxe platter, which incorporates the sandwich, coleslaw, pickle, soup and a potato knish.
In addition, a quart of matzah ball soup will charge $8, and a slice of kugel will be $4. Six cookies for $5 or 12 cookies for $10 can be ordered too.
Last of all, a BBYO Shabbat package can be ordered for $10 and will involve two candles, one huge kosher challah and a single compact grape juice.
Orders can be placed by contacting 717-843-0918, going in-human being at the JCC at 2000 Hollywood Generate or by traveling to the JCC web page at https://yorkjcc.org/.
Geller said he encourages all men and women of any faith to place an order, emphasizing that quite a few of the JCC’s shoppers are not Jewish.
“They have appear to take pleasure in this form of foods,” Geller additional. “We are thrilled that Jews and non-Jews are participating in the meals pageant.”
All proceeds manufactured all through the meals competition will go back into programming for the York Jewish Community Middle.
With a concentrate on early childhood training, the JCC offers babysitting, summer camp and youth and teen conditioning applications. Aquatic and physical fitness systems are also available for grownup customers.
Geller, who started off his new function as the CEO of the JCC in January, stated he is fired up to continue on serving the York Jewish group via this new position.
Owning participated in Jewish Group Centers his overall daily life, Geller stated he’s fired up to keep on the perform for York County.
“The local community expects (the food stuff pageant) each spring, so we’re content to do this for the community,” he extra.
— Achieve Tina Locurto at [email protected] or on Twitter at @tina_locurto.