The bagel and falafel, an edible Jewish identity (The Times of Israel)

Bagels and falafel? They have more in common than you’d think. Recent research by Professor Shaul Stampfer — who teaches Soviet and East European Jewry at Hebrew University’s Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies — published in “Jews and Their Foodways — Studies in Contemporary Jewry” (Oxford University Press), shows that the histories of the two foods…

Bagels and falafel? They have more in common than you’d think. Recent research by Professor Shaul Stampfer — who teaches Soviet and East European Jewry at Hebrew University’s Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies — published in “Jews and Their Foodways — Studies in Contemporary Jewry” (Oxford University Press), shows that the histories of the two foods…