Joel Haber is a Jewish Food researcher, working on a book that uses our cuisine as a window onto Jewish Cultural History. He works as a licensed tour guide in Israel, specializing in culinary tours. He blogs regularly at www.tasteofjew.com
Articles by Joel Haber
Why It’s the Perfect Time to Dive Into This Comforting Israeli Shabbat Stew
Slow-cooked stews are a staple of Jewish cuisine because they are delicious, and serve an important purpose too.
One of Israel’s Most Popular Street Foods Has a Fascinating Jewish History
What started as Iraqi Jewish breakfast transformed into the most crave-able Israeli street food.
How Fleischmann’s Yeast Built the Jewish Catskills
From yeast to gin to a Catskill resort, welcome to the Fleischmann empire.
The Tangled History of Noodle Kugel
From sweet to spicy, a love of lockshen kugel unites the Jews.
The Surprising Jewish History of Mushroom Barley Soup
Ask anyone to name a classic Ashkenazi soup and, odds are, they will say chicken soup (with or without matzah ...
9 Frugal Jewish Dishes From Around the World
Spend like a pauper, eat like a king!
Adventurous Eaters Love This Jerusalem Street Food
How this offal-heavy dish stood the test of time.
The Long History of Huevos Haminados, Slow-Cooked Sephardi Eggs
Cooked low and slow for a deep, nutty flavor.