By Anat Helman
Following an advent by way of Sidney Mintz and concluding with an outline via Richard Wilk, the symposium essays lead the reader from the 20 th century to the twenty first, throughout Europe, the center East, Africa, and North the United States. via sessions of conflict and peace, voluntary immigrations and compelled deportations, wish and abundance, modern Jews use nutrients either for demarcating new borders in speedily altering situations and for remembering a various heritage.
Despite an inclination in conventional Jewish reviews to target "high" tradition and to marginalize "low" tradition, Jews and Their Foodways demonstrates how an exam of people's consuming conduct is helping to provide an explanation for human existence and its variety via at the least the learn of significant occasions, the deeds of well-known humans, and the writings of individual rabbis.
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Jews and Their Foodways (Studies in Contemporary Jewry) by Anat Helman