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Jewish Cookbooks: On Jewish Food


On Jewish Food

Advertisement for the stage production Bagels and YoxJews have a complex historical relationship with food, shaped by religious observance, geography, and circumstance. There are surprising stories behind certain foods and dishes, from special holiday foods to the daily fare of survival. How did certain foods come to be associated with Jews? How have Jewish communities adapted particular foods and dishes over time and across continents? Here you will find books that explore Jews and food from historical, religious, cultural perspectives.

Looking for more? Explore the Library's catalog using the subject heading  Jews - Food - History 

Jews and Food