Breaking Bread

A Benefit Dinner

In support of the Parents Circle – Families Forum
Palestinian and Israeli Bereaved Families for Peace

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
7:00 pm

James Beard House
167 West Twelfth Street
New York, New York

Featuring Chefs

James Beard Award Winner

Michael Solomonov

and author of The Palestinian Table

Reem Kassis

guest speakers

bereaved Israeli mother

Robi Damelin

and bereaved Palestinian son

Mazen Faraj

Event is in partnership with the James Beard Foundation


Reception Canapes

Cheese stuffed za’atar hand pies
Veal kebabs on cinnamon sticks, fermented hariff
Hummus cones with mushroom and pine-nuts
Mini manaqeesh
Chopped liver on rye, gribenes

Dinner Menu

First course (bread and spreads – family style)

Jerusalem sesame bagels + salmon roe “ikra”
Warm chickpeas, labaneh, brown butter, baharat
Eggplant salad
Beetroot tahini
Fresh bread

Second course (soup — individual)

Kubbeh dumplings in broth, wild mushrooms, fermented beets

Third course (mains — family style)

Gazan “zibdiyeh” shrimp, tomato dill sauce
Dry aged veal ribs, basturma spice, walnut tarator
Carrot pilaf, saffron, pistachios
Chicory with onions

Fourth course (dessert)

Mhalabiyeh with cranberry and rosewater
Tahini cheesecake with pistachio and chocolate