||The Trefa Dinner|
The July 11, 1883 banquet in Cincinnati to honor the first ordination class of Hebrew Union College included non-kosher food: clams, crabs and more. News of this "trefa dinner", with food forbidden by ancient Jewish customs, spread quickly and widely.
Images of the four page menu were
furnished to the
Ohio Memory website by the
Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
We have made them more accessible by displaying them
on one page.