110th Anniversary

October 28-29, 2023

New York City

Join us for the Israel Cantor Family Society’s 110th Anniversary celebration! We have lots of great events planned for you and your family throughout the weekend of October 28th–29th, 2023.

25th Anniversary, Brooklyn 1938

Events and Activities

Gilder Center at the American Museum of Natural History

SATURDAY 10:00 am: A visit to the American Museum of Natural History to see the new Gilder Center. This is a kids-focused event, but all members are welcome to attend. Admission included.

Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum

SATURDAY 12:30 pm: Special Kiddush at Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum on the Lower East Side, the only Greek synagogue in nation. It follows the Romaniote tradition. Kiddush with Greek delicacies included. Shabbat Services 10 am.

Craig Pomranz at the Metropolitan Room

SATURDAY 8:30 pm: Berlin to Simon & Garfunkel to Dylan: It’s all Kosher is a show created for us by Craig Pomranz, one of New York’s most critically-acclaimed saloon singers… and our cousin! Craig is turning his talents to a special show that will take us on a musical journey to uncover the Jewish experience and themes that are woven into popular song. Located at Don’t Tell Mama, the well-known cabaret destination. The Cover Charge for ICFS registered participants is included. Note: The event is open to the public, so feel free to invite friends and non-members.

Bowlero Times Square

SATURDAY 10:30 pm till 12:30 :
Bowling & hanging out for all the younger members (and the adventurous oldsters) at Frames NYC bowling alley. Bowling included, drinks extra.

The street scene of the Lower East Side of Manhattan

SUNDAY 1 pm: Ninety-minute guided tour of the Lower East Side led by the Museum at Eldridge Street, exploring the neighborhoods where our ancestors lived and worked. Admission included.

The luxurious interior of the Wall Street Grill

SUNDAY 3 pm: The Family Feast at the Wall Street Grill with 4-course dinner including 16 oz steak, salmon, or chicken, and a special program, family tree, commemorative gifts & group photo. The restaurant is fully accessible with an elevator. OU Glatt Kosher dinner included, drinks extra.


Members: $100 per person

Children 11 & under: $50

Non-members: $250

  • Includes all events and the commemorative gifts.
  • More than half the cost of the weekend is covered by the Society. 
  • Saturday evening cabaret starring Craig Pomranz is open to the public, so non-members & friends can attend subject to the club’s cover charge & minimums.

Special for the 110th Anniversary

  • We are publishing a Cantor Family Society Cookbook for the first time. All members are invited to submit a recipe.
  • All attendees will receive a reprint of the poster,  “The ICFS View of the World” by Phil Cantor.
  • The Family Feast at the 110th anniversary will include storytelling curated by Tess Liebersohn!


  • How do I sign up to attend the weekend?
    Fill out this form to register.
  • Can I pay for individual events?
    No, the fee is all-inclusive. It would be too hard to manage otherwise.
  • Can I sign up for the weekend by phone?
    Contact Phil Cantor at (973) 464-9838
  • How do I submit a recipe for the ICFS cookbook?
    Fill out this form to send your recipe to the ICFS.
  • Can I submit more than one recipe?
    Yes, but we can’t guarantee that more than one will make it in the book. List them in order of priority
  • What if I don’t know if my recipe is kosher?
    Let us know and we’ll find out.
  • Can I send a recipe that I got from someone else or a book that I use and like?
    Sure, especially if you’ve altered the original recipe to make it “your own”. You can cite the original book or chef in your “story”
  • What if I have other questions?
    Please email your questions to cantormeeting@gmail.com
  • Why is this meeting different from all other meetings?
    This meeting we will celebrate our family and our society’s existence for the last 110 years!


The Gilder Center at AMNH — 415 Columbus Ave. at W 79 St.

Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue — 280 Broome St. west of Allen St.

Don’t Tell Mama — 343 W 46 St. (between 8th and 9th Ave.)

Frames NYC Bowling Alley — 9th Ave at 39th St (in the Port Authority)

Museum at Eldridge Street — 12 Eldridge St. (north of Division St.)

Wall Street Grill — 128 Pearl St. south of Wall St.

Register for the 110th Anniversary

Submit a Question

Have a question? Fill out the form below or send an email directly to cantormeeting@gmail.com. You can send in recipes for the cookbook with this form.