Jews And Their Foodways

Author: Anat Helman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190493593
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On the contrary, as shown by the essays in this volume, choices of food take on special importance when Jewish individuals and communities face the challenges of modernity.

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 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, ...

Food And War In Twentieth Century Europe

Author: Rachel Duffett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317134419
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Wars cannot be fought and sustained without food and this unique collection explores the impact of war on food production, allocation and consumption in Europe in the twentieth century.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

The Restaurants Book

Author: David Beriss
Publisher: Berg Publishers
ISBN: 9781845207557
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ethnographies of where we eat David Beriss, David Evan Sutton. Ambivalence
about the American kashruth practices is a hurdle in exoteric interactions with
non-Russophone Jews. This comes as a painful surprise to many who were
identified as Jewish in the Former Soviet Union because of their foodways. They
can be said to have come from a place where they weren't considered Russian
enough because they were too Jewish to a place where they aren't considered
Jewish ...