TED MERWIN, PH.D. IS AN AUTHOR, PROFESSOR, PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL, HUMORIST, COLLECTOR AND NOTED PUBLIC SPEAKER. HIS NEW BOOK, PASTRAMI ON RYE: AN OVERSTUFFED HISTORY OF THE JEWISH DELI, WON A 2015 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION AND JEWISH IDENTITY.

IT HAS BEEN FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE ECONOMIST, TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, HAARETZ, JERUSALEM POST, TIMES OF ISRAEL, TIME OUT TEL AVIV, NEW YORK POST, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, WASHINGTON POST, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, TABLET, FORWARD, NEW YORK JEWISH WEEK, AND ON SYNDICATED RADIO RANGING FROM THE JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW (ON THE ABC NETWORK) TO PRI’S THE WORLD AND BACK STORY WITH THE HISTORY GUYS (BOTH ON NPR).

Radio interview on NPR show, “The World” (Public Radio International)
Radio interview on NPR show, “Back Story with the History Guys”

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TED HAS GIVEN MORE THAN 100 ENTERTAINING MULTIMEDIA LECTURES ON JEWISH CULTURE OVER THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS, INCLUDING AT THE 92ND STREET Y, THE JCC IN MANHATTAN, STEPHEN WISE FREE SYNAGOGUE IN L.A., SPERTUS INSTITUTE IN CHICAGO, THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, AND AT UNIVERSITIES, SYNAGOGUES, JCC’S, ADULT ED PROGRAMS, LIBRARIES, BOOK FESTIVALS, AND MUSEUMS FROM COAST TO COAST. 

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interview with Ted Merwin on ABC-TV