September 16, 2015
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Kosher food celebrity Jamie Geller signed copies of her “Joy of Kosher” cookbook after her cooking demonstration at Winn-Dixie No. 435 in Birmingham, Ala.​

Kosher food celebrity Jamie Geller traveled to Winn-Dixie No. 435 in Birmingham, Alabama, from Israel to help Jewish residents prepare for their High Holiday gatherings.

Attendees from around Birmingham came to the store to meet the renowned cookbook author at a book signing and to see her give a kosher cooking demonstration in honor of Rosh Hashanah.

Attendees watching Geller whip up some of her family’s favorite fast and fresh holiday recipes included Rabbi Posner of Chabad of Alabama, Rabbi Levi of Friendship Circle, Levite Jewish Community Center’s Executive Director Betzy Lynch and Southern Jewish Life MagazineEditor and Publisher Larry Brook.

Participants and supporters said they appreciated the fact that Winn-Dixie recognized them and considers the shopping needs and interests of this growing segment in Birmingham.

“The Jewish community of Birmingham is so thankful for Winn-Dixie’s commitment to make kosher food easy, accessible and affordable for everyone,” said Betzy Lynch, executive director of Levite Jewish Community Center. “Special events, like Jamie Gellar’s Rosh Hashanah program, are proof that our community has a real partner with Winn-Dixie, and we are so thankful and proud of that relationship. It’s partnerships like this that make it more possible to have a vibrant and diverse Jewish community in Birmingham, Alabama.”

Prior to the cooking demonstration, Geller appeared on local station Fox 6 to showcase her Rosh Hashanah recipes in front of a viewing audience of more than 44,000. During her “In the Kitchen” segment, Geller prepared stuffed peppers and apple compote and displayed her delicious candied apples.

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Winn-Dixie No. 435 in Birmingham hosted kosher cookbook author Jamie Geller for an in-store cooking demonstration to help Jewish residents prepare for Rosh Hashanah.

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Jamie Geller appeared on Birmingham station Fox 6 WBRC to prepare some her family's favorite High Holiday kosher recipes.

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