NEW YORK JEWS AND CHINESE FOOD

@article{Tuchman1993NEWYJ,
  title={NEW YORK JEWS AND CHINESE FOOD},
  author={Gaye Tuchman and Harry Gene Levine},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Ethnography},
  year={1993},
  volume={22},
  pages={382 - 407}
}
For more than 50 years, the children and grandchildren of Jews who immigrated from Eastern Europe to New York City have loved Chinese restaurant food and incorporated it into their new culture and identity as New York Jews. This practice goes against the general sociological understanding that ethnic groups form their identities out of their “traditional” customs. Using a combination of qualitative methods and analytic tools, the researchers provide an analysis of the New York Jewish attachment… 
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