Are We What We Eat?

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Participant List

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Yale University

Warren Belasco, Professor of American Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Joel Denker, The George Washington University

Hasia Diner, Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, New York University

Marcie Cohen Ferris, Associate Director, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, UNC Chapel Hill, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, The Curriculum in American Studies, UNC-CH

David M. Gitlitz, Professor of Spanish, University of Rhode Island (with Linda Kay Davidson)

Barbara Haber, (formerly) Schlesinger Library and author of From Hardtrack to Home Fries: An Uncommon History of American Cooks and Meals

Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz, Supervisor of Kashrut, Manischewitz Co.

Eve Jochnowitz, Rutgers University

Pamela Nadell, Professor of History and Director of the Jewish Studies Program, American University

Joan Nathan, Cookbook Author and Television Host

Yael Raviv, New York University

Shulamit Reinharz, Jacob Potofsky Professor of Sociology, Brandeis University

Phyllis Richman, Food Writer and Author, former Restaurant Critic and Food Editor of The Washington Post

Marc Saperstein, Charles E. Smith Professor of Jewish History and Director of the Judaic Studies Program, The George Washington University

Jonathan Sarna, Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History, Brandeis University

Mimi Sheraton, Author, The Whole World Loves Chicken Soup

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President, The George Washington University

Gail Twersky Reimer, Executive Director, Jewish Women’s Archive

Susan Weidman Schneider, Editor-in-Chief, Lilith Magazine

Judith Weinraub, Food Writer, The Washington Post

Jenna Weissman-Joselit, Princeton University



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