Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Trim: 6 x 9
978-1-4422-7103-6 • Hardback • November 2017 • $42.00 • (£32.00)
978-1-4422-7104-3 • eBook • November 2017 • $39.50 • (£30.00)
Lori Stein is president and director of Layla Productions, an award-winning book packaging/ production consulting firm. She has contributed to the publication of over 200 books. Stein is co-author of Recipes from America’s Small Farms, which has garnered outstanding reviews. As a volunteer, Stein has run an arts and crafts program at a pediatric hospital ward, tutored reading and other subjects, and taught gardening classes. For almost two decades, she has served as the site coordinator for the Carnegie Hill Yorkville Community Supported Agriculture food co-op in New York City.
Rabbi Ronald H. Isaacs recently became the rabbi emeritus of Temple Sholom in Bridgewater NJ, where he was spiritual leader for 40 years. He is currently rabbi of Beth Judah Temple in Wildwood NJ. A prolific author, he has published more than 100 books covering virtually all aspects of Judaism for diverse audiences. Among his titles are the Every Person’s Guide series, the How-to Handbook trilogy and the children’s books Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match and The Family (and Frog) Haggadah. He blogs at Thoughts from Rabbi Ron and writes a monthly column for The Cape May Herald. “Rabbi Ron” is a popular lecturer and teacher. For additional information see his website www.rabbiron.com.
Authors’ Notes and Acknowledgments
CHAPTER 1: SHABBAT: FOOD FOR THE BODY, FOOD FOR THE SOUL
CHAPTER 2: ROSH HASHANA AND YOM KIPPUR: DAYS OF AWE AND HONEYCAKE
CHAPTER 3: SUKKOT ET AL: HOLIDAYS OF HARVEST AND HAPPINESS
CHAPTER 4: HANUKKAH: THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS—AND FRIED FOODS
CHAPTER 5: TU B’SHEVAT: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO TREES
CHAPTER 6: PURIM: UNTIL YOU DON’T KNOW THE DIFFERENCE
CHAPTER 7: PASSOVER: THE SLAVES RISE UP, THE DOUGH STAYS FLAT
CHAPTER 8:YOM HA-ATZMAUT: MASTERS OF OUR FATE AND OUR FALAFEL
CHAPTER 9:SHAVUOT: FROM BARLEY TO BLINTZES
CHAPTER 10: LIFE CYCLE EVENTS: MITZVAH MEALS
I have long known that it is worth reading anything Ron Isaacs writes on Judaism. Now I know that it is worth reading anything Ron Isaacs and Lori Stein write on Judaism and food. A well-done job.
— Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, author of Jewish Literacy and Words that Hurt, Words that Heal