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SUBJECT: Memorial folklore students to host Rugelach on the Rock

DATE: Nov. 13

Memorial University’s Public Folklore class will host Rugelach on the Rock, a pastry baking workshop at St. Thomas’ Church Hal in St. John’s.
This instructional workshop led by Jonathan Richler will teach participants how to make rugelach (roo-guh-lakh), a traditional Jewish pastry packed with sweet or savoury filling. Participants will learn to roll, prepare, shape and bake this crescent-shaped treat with a Newfoundland twist.
The workshop is organized by Folklore 6740: Public Folklore, a graduate student course at Memorial on local traditions, in partnership with the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. Mr. Richler, is president of the local Jewish Community Havura and an organizer of the J-Deli pop-up deli at Chinched Bistro in St. John’s.
The event will take place from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, at St. Thomas’ Church Hall, 8 Military Rd. Registration is $20 and includes all materials and detailed instruction. Space is limited.
To register, contact Nicole Penney at the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador at 1-888-739-1892 ex. 6 or

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