Hummus Nation

Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:  Show map
Jewish Community Center
505 Gypsy Lane
Youngstown
Contact: Gon Erez
Phone: 330-746-3250, Ext. 159

You are invited to dip into hummus! Dr. Rafi Grosglik will discuss its history, social meaning of consumption and production in Israel, the shared culinary passion of this food by Jews and Arabs, and its representation of globalization and localization in Israel and the Arab world.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Rafi Grosglik is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Jewish Studies at UC Davis. He earned his PhD at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and was a recipient of the Jonathan Shapiro post-doctoral fellowship at Tel Aviv University. He was also a research fellow in the Department of Sociology at Brandeis University and has taught at Boston University and Tufts University.

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