Break­ing Bread in Galilee: A Culi­nary Jour­ney into the Promised Land

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April 20, 2012
When­the author, an Amer­i­can writer liv­ing in the Galilee, set out to learn­about edi­ble wild plants from her Bedouin neigh­bors, she stepped into aworld of local foods trac­ing back to the very foun­da­tions of human­civ­i­liza­tion. Break­ing Bread in Galilee recounts a jour­ney intoNorth­ern Israel’s agri­cul­tur­al land­scape, to dis­cov­er food-ways describedin the Bible that are still being prac­ticed today, but may be bound forex­tinc­tion in our life­time. In the process, she also dis­cov­ers that­di­a­logue over food effec­tive­ly dis­pels mis­trust and cre­ates a pow­er­ful­bridge across the Jew­ish-Arab divide.

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