The Jewish Museum opens Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture, and American Jewish Identity to the public.Through recorded conversations, historical and contemporary documents,, the exhibition will demonstrate how American Jews" use food as an essential mode of cultural communication." The exhibition will explore. among other things, the unexpected variety of foods that can be identified as Jewish; the ways American Jews modulate tradition in their kosher and non-kosher kitchens; the important role of the caterer as "translator" of "American" into "Jewish" food and the issues inherent in "ethical eating."
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