Nov 13

Conference: Israeli Cuisine as a Reflection of Israeli Society

Washington, D.C.

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Monday, November 13, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
American University
East Campus Conference Center
3501 Nebraska Avenue NW
Washington, D.C.

Sponsored by: American University Center for Israel Studies, Jewish Studies Program, SIS Conflict Cuisine Program

The all-day conference aims to explore the intersection of Israeli cuisine and society through the lens of history, demographic changes and the integration of various cultures into the nation.

It features lectures and panel discussions featuring Israeli food scholars, writers, and chefs from around the world including Michael Solomonov, author of award-winning Zahav and 2017 James Beard Chef of the Year.

Dr. Nir Avieli, a senior lecturer in BGU’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, will participate in a panel discussion on “Israeli-Arab Food Politics” at 2:30 p.m.

AABGU is proud to be a community partner for this event.

All sessions free and open to the public with R.S.V.P. ($10 donation requested for lunch).

Questions? Contact Laura Cutler at or 202-885-3780.