The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic
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The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic serves up a rich dialogue about the intersection of Judaism and food. This anthology of essays explores the questions and challenges of navigating the personal and communal choices about eating. The historic Jewish approach to eating, traditionally termed Kashrut, is explored, broadened and, in some cases, challenged within th...more
Paperback, 564 pages
Published February 28th 2011 by Central Conference of American Rabbis (first published January 28th 2011)
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Michael
This was a very interesting collection of essays about creating a Jewish food ethic and has made me start to rethink the choices I make. I felt that many of the essays went only so far, ideas were presented and supported and then at the end many of them say, "Whatever you choose to believe, you make up your own mind." Well, gosh, thanks. Also there is a lot of repetition of ideas in all the essays, some I thought could have been cut without having lost anything. Many of these essays are heavily...more
Andrew Newman
This book containing 50 essays about what and how to eat in the "modern" world has already changed my eating practices and will continue to help me think intentionally about what and how I eat moving forward.
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Added an further level to my understanding of Modern Kashrut. it is an easy book to read and a wonderful book to study as a group. I have read the entire book, but keep returning to several special essays
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