Feasting and Fasting: The History and Ethics of Jewish Food Pocketbok – 21 Januari 2020
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- Utgivare : New York University Press (21 Januari 2020)
- Språk : Engelska
- Pocketbok : 384 sidor
- ISBN-10 : 1479827797
- ISBN-13 : 978-1479827794
A fasci-nating look at food from a vari-ety of different angles ... the essays were all well written and absorbing. Anyone interested in food studies or Jewish history will want to read this book.-- "Jewish World"
A fascinating account of the history of Jewish food, within and outside of dietary laws. . . . Crisco is for Jews? Peanut oil caused such debates? Who knew. This book is a great read.-- "Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor and Professor Emerita, New York University"
An accessible, detailed look at all aspects of Jewish food ... This rich, revealing collection will appeal to scholars and foodies alike.-- "Publishers Weekly"
Anyone interested in Jewish food who reads these seven essays will emerge with plenty of points for further discussion [...] As a broad-based collection touching on many of the subspecialties, it should provide genuine 'food for thought' leading to further readings on specific topics.-- "Tradition"
Drawing on a stellar cast of contributors, Feasting and Fasting combines an unparalleled overview of Jewish food practices from Antiquity to Agriprocessors with boundary-breaking essays on Jewish foods and foodways. This remarkable volume will excite scholars and be invaluable for adoption in Jewish history and food studies courses."-- "Roger Horowitz, author of Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food"
Gathers a dream team of Jewish studies scholars whothank you!raise their heads from texts to focus on the meanings, rituals, conflicts, power dynamics, and pleasures of the material of food in the Jewish diaspora. . . . The book that follows considers the diversity of complex and often fraught relationships among food, Jews, and Others, across time and place, from biblical to supermarket aisle. It serves to initiate scholars of Judaism in the world of food studies and, for food scholars, richly informs studies of Jewish foodways.-- "Jonathan Deutsch, Co-author of Jewish American Food Culture"
Runs the gamut from biblical to contemporary Jewish food ways and includes both historical and ethical aspects of what, how, and why Jews eat.-- "Leah Hochman, University of Southern California"
The three courses of this book -- history, culture, and ethics -- are a tremendous feast, to be savored for a long time to come!-- "Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff, Rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, American Jewish University"
This is a spectacular set of essays on a wide and eclectic range of topics. They're accessible to a wide audience and further strengthen the evolving conversation about the nature of the interaction between Jewish life, food, and the wider world we live in.-- "Nigel Savage, CEO, Hazon: The Jewish Lab for Sustainability"
This wide-ranging discussion of the history, philosophy, religion, and origins of Jewish culinary traditions should be in any serious culinary and Jewish history collection.-- "Midwest Review of Books"
Jody Myers is Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program at California State University, Northridge. She has written on modern religious thought and expression. She is the author of Seeking Zion: Modernity and Messianic Activism in the Writings of Tsevi Hirsch Kalischer (Littman Library, 2004) and Kabbalah and the Spiritual Quest: The Kabbalah Center in America (Praeger, 2007), as well as more than two dozen articles.
Jordan D. Rosenblum is the Belzer Professor of Classical Judaism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of The Jewish Dietary Laws in the Ancient World and Food and Identity in Early Rabbinic Judaism, and co-editor of Religious Competition in the Third Century C.E.: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World.
Hasia Diner is Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. She is the author of the award-winning We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962 (NYU Press, 2009).Hasia R. Diner is Paul And Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, Professor of Hebrew, and Interim Director of Glucksman Ireland House NYU.
Jonathan Safran Foer is Lillian Vernon Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at NYU, and author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Everything is Illuminated, and Eating Animals.