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Bringing Israel Home Episode 1: Israel’s Diversity

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Bringing Israel Home

Join award-winning chef Michael Solomonov for his new digital series, “Bringing Israel Home.” Each Wednesday evening for 16 weeks, Chef Solomonov will bring Israel’s extraordinarily diverse and vibrant culinary landscape into people’s homes via weekly interviews with food and cultural figures in Israel, cooking both new and signature recipes live in his home kitchen, and through live conversation with viewers.

Watch the show each week to experience Israeli cuisine like you’ve never seen it before and cook a unique, new Israeli-inspired recipe along with this James Beard award-winning chef, right from your own kitchen.

Tune in every Wednesday night at 8:00 pm EST starting January 13th! Watch here.

Episode 1 Guide:

The series begins with Mike leading a conversation about the idea that cultural diversity is the beating heart of Israeli cuisine. Mike speaks with Ha’aretz food journalist Ronit Vered and Via Sabra founder and Israel tour guide Avihai Tsabari. They explore when immigration waves to Israel happened, how they occurred, and how this interplays with Palestinian cuisine.

Recipes to make along with Mike:

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Plus: Have a personal favorite photo from Israel you want to share? Tag the series on Instagram @bringingisraelhome for a chance to have your photo featured in a future episode.

Here’s what to expect from the first 8 episodes of the show:

Episode 1, January 13: Israel’s Diversity

Episode 2, January 20: Exploring Students’ Experience

Episode 3, January 27: The Port City of Akko

Episode 4, February 3: Yemenite Soup for the Soul

Episode 5, February 10: The Israeli Bakery

Episode 6, February 17: Israeli Breakfast

Episode 7, February 24: The Sabich Sandwich

Episode 8, March 3: Remembering David Solomonov

Plus, to celebrate the launch of the digital series, Bringing Israel Home and The Hub on My Jewish Learning are partnering to offer you the chance to win a free, private cooking lesson with Michael Solomonov. Find details and enter the contest here.

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Michael Solomonov

Michael Solomonov is a beloved champion of Israel's diverse and vibrant culinary landscape. He is co-owner of Philadelphia’s CookNSolo Restaurants which include Zahav, the trailblazing restaurant where Solomonov is Chef, and he is the co-author of three cookbooks. Solomonov is the recipient of five James Beard awards, including 2016 “Book of the Year” for his and CookNSolo partner Steven Cook’s best seller Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking, as well as 2017 “Outstanding Chef” and 2019 "Outstanding Restaurant" for Zahav. He is the host of the new "Bringing Israel Home" series.
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Bringing Israel Home

Bringing Israel Home

Bringing Israel Home is the new digital series with a live-at-home cooking component hosted by 5-time James Beard Foundation award-winning chef, of Zahav in Philadelphia, Michael Solomonov. With travel to Israel curtailed for the moment, Michael Solomonov will bridge the gap by bringing Israel’s extraordinarily diverse and vibrant culinary landscape into people’s homes via weekly interviews with food and cultural figures in Israel, cooking both new and signature recipes live in his home kitchen, and through live conversation with viewers.
Each week viewers will join in a full-flavored experience around the ingredients, spices, places and people that make up Israeli cuisine.
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