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Feasting and Fasting – The History and Ethics of Jewish Food - NYU Press Scholarship Online
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Feasting and Fasting: The History and Ethics of Jewish Food

Aaron Gross, Jody Myers, and Jordan D. Rosenblum


This book explores how the making of Judaism and the making of Jewish meals have been intertwined throughout history and in contemporary Jewish practices. It is an invitation not only to delve into the topic but to join in the growing number of conversations and events that consider the intersections between Judaism and food. Seventeen original chapters advance the state of both Jewish studies and religious studies scholarship on food in accessible prose. Insights from recent work in growing subfields such as food studies, sex and gender studies, and animal studies permeate the volume. Encompa ... More

Keywords: Judaism, food, religious studies, food studies, sex and gender studies, animal, moral, ethical, culture, history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781479899333
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479899333.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aaron Gross, editor
University of San Diego

Jody Myers, editor
California State University, Northridge

Jordan D. Rosenblum, editor
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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