The Complicated Relationship Between Jews & Pigs
Thu, Apr 11
12:30 PM — 1:30 PM
NAC160 Convent Ave.
Jeffrey Yoskowitz speaks on how the pork taboo can impact and shape identity.Writing about food, culture and politics, Jeffrey Yoskowitz has published work in 'The New York Times', 'The Atlantic', 'The New Republic' and beyond. He is a contributor to the Mile End Deli's new cookbook and he has been featured in the book 'Kosher Nation', 'The Wall Street Journal' and 'The Washington Post'. Jeffrey edits the website 'Pork Memoirs' to feature and publish diverse stories about complicated relationships to the pig as both a cultural history of the pork taboo and a literary portal to understand how what all people eat (or don't eat) can impact and shape identity.