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Food and Diet in the Priestly Material of the Pentateuch

Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...When a biblical scholar such as myself is asked to contribute to a discussion of vegetarianism, it is not surprising that the instinct is to turn to the so-called priestly material in the Pentateuch. It will become clear that I...

“Women have a gift for cooking”: Israeli male teachers’ view of domestic cookery

Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction This chapter explores why Israeli males who have opted for teaching as their second career and are married to careerist women who provide the bulk of the household income do not embrace home cooking in a traditionally...

Obliterating or Reviving the Nonexisting Nation

The Emergence of National Food : The Dynamics of Food and Nationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction Every Wednesday, when Rafa, a 32-year-old nurse, gets home at 7 p.m., she feeds her family a dinner of traditional dishes prepared by her mother. During my interview with her she said she and her friends cook only...

Milk, Adulteration, Disgust: Making Legal Meaning

Making Milk : The Past, Present, and Future of Our Primary Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The authors wish to thank the Manna Center for Food Safety and Security at Tel Aviv University for its generous support, as well as Tomer Shahal, Dan Largman, and Shai Oksenberg for their excellent research assistance and Zohar Kohavi...

Does Israeli Food Exist? The Multifaceted and Complex Making of a National Food

Ronald Ranta

Ronald Ranta is Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Kingston University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Claudia Raquel Prieto-Piastro

Claudia Raquel Prieto-Piastro

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The Emergence of National Food : The Dynamics of Food and Nationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction: What is Israeli food? In 2017, the first-ever conference was convened to answer the question of what Israeli food is, with leading food scholars and chefs (Vered, 2017). The conference...

Diffused Palates: The Evolution of Culinary Tastes of Jewish Mexicans Living in Israel

Taste, Politics, and Identities in Mexican Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction A well-trained and refined palate can taste and differentiate ingredients and impeccably discern varying spectrums of flavors in dishes. There are many elements that are not taught or determined by physiology that can...

Israel

Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 1 : Africa and the Middle East

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview The State of Israel, founded in 1948, is a Middle Eastern country located on the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon and Syria form its northern border; Jordan is to the east and Egypt to the south....

Italian food in Israel: Representing an imagined Mediterranean

Representing Italy Through Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Italian food is extremely popular in Israel, second only to the so-called Mizrahi (“oriental”) cuisine. Pasta and pizza are ubiquitous in Israeli homes, while pizzerias, gelatos, espresso bars, and Italian restaurants dot the urban scape...