By Anat Helman
Following an advent through Sidney Mintz and concluding with an summary via Richard Wilk, the symposium essays lead the reader from the twentieth century to the twenty first, throughout Europe, the center East, Africa, and North the US. via classes of battle and peace, voluntary immigrations and compelled deportations, wish and abundance, modern Jews use meals either for demarcating new borders in swiftly altering situations and for remembering a various heritage.
Despite a bent in conventional Jewish experiences 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 give an explanation for human lifestyles and its range via at least the research of serious occasions, the deeds of well-known humans, and the writings of distinct rabbis.
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Jews and Their Foodways (Studies in Contemporary Jewry) by Anat Helman