Consuming Palestine: Palestine and Palestinians in Israeli food culture

  title={Consuming Palestine: Palestine and Palestinians in Israeli food culture},
  author={Ronald Ranta and Yonatan Mendel},
  pages={412 - 435}
This article sets out to study the role that Palestine and the Arab-Palestinians have had on Israeli national identity through the examination of Israeli food culture. Food culture played an important part not only in the emancipation of European Zionist-Jews who immigrated to Palestine before 1948 but also in the creation of the Israeli national identity, including its collective memory, national psyche and desired political aspirations. However, it is impossible to understand Israeli food… 

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