Jews And Their Foodways

Author: Anat Helman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190265426
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"Bringing together contributions from a diverse group of scholars, Volume XXVIII of Studies in Contemporary Jewry presents a multifaceted view of the subtle and intricate relations between Jews and their foodways.

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: John T. Edge
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616521
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Volume 7: Foodways John T. Edge. Jews, African Americans, Italians, French,
Chinese, and other immigrants were marginalized and used foodways to
reinforce their own ethnic and racial boundaries. This process was clearly
present in the colonial experience of southerners in Savannah, Ga., and
Charleston, S.C. Drawn by the economic opportunities these ports offered as
trading centers, Jewish mercantile families settled in the Lowcountry, established
businesses, and founded ...

Food And War In Twentieth Century Europe

Author: Dr Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 140949019X
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Chapter 4 Fighting a Kosher War: German Jews and Kashrut in the First World
War Steven Schouten Introduction This chapter deals with the impact of the First
World War on the kosher foodways of German Jews.' Were Jews able to uphold,
foster and enact their dietary laws in wartime Germany? How did they organize
themselves in this respect? And to what degree was there a change from pre-war
times? In providing answers to these questions, I will first consider the
significance of ...

Food And Judaism

Author: Leonard Jay Greenspoon
ISBN: 9781881871460
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When we observe how southern Jewish families eat, we encounter a regional
experience that is unique in American Jewish history. The experience of southern
Jewish immigrants — their small numbers, their geographic isolation, and their
ties to white and black Protestant culture — is reflected in how food continues to
define the southern Jewish experience today. Through their foodways, Jews
became a part of southern life. My work focuses on Jewish families in Savannah,
Georgia, ...

Everyone Eats

Author: E. N. Anderson
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814707408
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Even language itself was analyzed from a “practice” standpoint, as in the brilliant
work of William Hanks (1990). The dust has somewhat cleared from the
battlefield, and one can now take a rather dispassionate view. Practice is
everywhere important, but rules exist. They can be very strict, or they can be mere
vague guidelines. Some communities—orthodox Jews, caste Hindus, and devout
Seventh-Day Adventists, for instance—do structure their foodways tightly enough
to make them ...

From The Jewish Heartland

Author: Ellen F. Steinberg
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252093151
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Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways Ellen F. Steinberg, Jack H. Prost. 5. How. to.
Cook . . . When thousands upon thousands ofimpoverished Eastern European
Jews descended on Chicago, Rabbis Emil G. Hirsh and Liebman Adler of the two
largest Reform synagogues in the city urged their congregants, mostly of German
extraction, “to engage in a large scale philanthropic effort to find employment, to
raise the living standards, and to 'Americanize' [your] less fortunate Iewish ...

Jewish Folklore And Ethnology Newsletter

Publisher: Simon Bronner
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Their explanations are suggestive, but do not give ouch aid to those of us
concerned with studying Jewish and other groups today. Modern Judaism ... After
all, the view that the oral Torah is a new creation rather than a derivative of
Biblical exegesis is not difficult for non- orthodox Jewish scholars to accept (
Neusner 1976). This means ... These efforts can be useful in our work as
ethnologists and folklorists analyzing foodways and their meaning — a subject
which I will deal with below.

Religion Food And Eating In North America

Author: Benjamin E. Zeller
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023153731X
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These essays contain a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives, emphasizing the embeddedness of food and eating practices within specific religions and the embeddedness of religion within society and culture.

Jewish Roots In Southern Soil

Author: Marcie Cohen Ferris
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781584655893
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Eliza McGraw has studied southern Jewish life and figures in literature and films,
heirs to what she calls an "intense heritage." Marcie Cohen Ferris takes us on an
intriguing journey into the unexplored worlds of southern Jewish foodways
foods rejected and embraced — as a window into the manner in which Jews
express their dual southern and Jewish identities. Dale Rosengarten offers
surprising insights into objects such as candlesticks, photographs, and heirlooms
from the old ...

Foodways And Folklore

Author: Jacqueline S. Thursby
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313341731
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Common threads wind their way through Jewish cuisine, sometimes strong and
visible, sometimes practically invisible, and anything between. These are the
ancient biblical dietary injunctions and the shared history and traditions of the
people. In the United States, there are three general categories of Jewish
practice: Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform. Though there are always
exceptions, in general, Orthodox Jews carefully follow the ancient dietary
directives; the Conservative ...