Which dovetails nicely with "From Generation to Generation," the theme of the 34th annual Jewish Food Faire. Come nosh from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 at Congregation Beth Shalom, 4746 El Camino Ave., Carmichael; (916) 485-4478, www.cbshalom.org. Heed event coordinator Jami Goldstene: "Come early because the food does tend to go fast."
As for the dishes that will be for sale ($3 to $8), picture stacked corned beef and pastrami on rye, along with homemade stuffed cabbage, chopped liver, borscht (soup), kugel (casserole), baked goods and more.
Plus, deli meats, breads, dill pickles and other goodies will be brought in from three legendary Jewish delis - Saul's in Berkeley, Canter's in Los Angeles and Katz's in New York. Also featured will be music, dancing, and professional-level arts and crafts. Free parking and admission.