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Posts Tagged ‘ jewish food ’

Jewish v. Goyish: The Abbie Hoffman Edition

January 30, 2014
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Jewish Vs. Goyish

While many Jewish comedians (and one in particular) have noted the differing foodways of Jews and gentiles, you might be surprised to find that 1960s radical political activist Abbie Hoffman was one of them. Yes, that Abbie Hoffman. Reviled by some and revered by others for his strident politics, Hoffman was openly and proudly Jewish. In this hilarious and…

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The Man Who Introduced Matzo Balls to Moo Goo Gai Pan

December 25, 2013
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Ed Schoenfeld

If you ate Chinese food last night you took place in a custom as entrenched as turkey…

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The Battle of the Montreal Bagel

November 14, 2013
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If you think of New York as the North American bagel capital, chances are you’re not Canadian.…

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Falafel Philosophy

October 15, 2013
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The Israeli writer Assaf Gavron straddles the deathly…

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How Do You Say “Cooking Show” in Yiddish?

April 24, 2013
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Julia Child had her glass of wine, Emeril…

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Reasons for Cholent

July 20, 2012
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Mark Kurlansky’s book Edible Stories (2010) is an indulgence for…

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Holy Pigging Out

January 13, 2011
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Can the physical act of eating be a…

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Hanukkah, Chanukah–Pass the Beer

December 2, 2010
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Hanukkah Chanukah - pass the beer

He’Brew is a brand of beer that’s exactly…

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