LIMMUD FSU Recharge Presenters 2022

What is Limmud? What are the Principles? Also, learn some of our History and more.

Edward Ilyasov Founder of Uncle Edik's Pickles


Edward Ilyasov, 29, founder of Uncle Edik's Pickles is a former financial derivatives specialist who quit his job on Wall Street to open a pickle store near his home in Queens, NY. The Columbia University grad one day accidentally created a unique and crunchy delicious pickle after failing at several attempts of following his aunt's recipe. He soon began taking orders on Instagram while working remotely during the pandemic and eventually formed a waitlist with people waiting up to 6 months for a single jar. Within a few months of opening his storefront, he was featured on Jerusalem post, Times of Israel, Fox5 news, TimeOut NY, and other major news outlets. Despite facing severe shortages and inflation from everything ranging from the pandemic, to the Ukraine crisis, Edward began distribution to supermarkets throughout NYC with his "ultra-premium" jars retailing from $11 to $13/ bottle. Edward, aka Uncle Edik, is excited to tell his story.


Pickling workshop and personal story