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2017-2018 ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY Print E-mail
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Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey is celebrating Israel at 70, and has chosen their new book for the 2017-2018 One Book, One Community series. 

"It takes more than a restaurant to move a person to write a cookbook. For that matter, it takes more than being a cook to move a person to open a restaurant. This book is a chronicle of a journey - physical, emotional, personal. As inevitable as it likely seems now, since you are holding this book in your hands, nothing in my life happened the way it was supposed to." - Michael Solomonov 

Intrigued? That's just the opening paragraph to Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking by Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook. Although billed as a cookbook, Zahav is filled with rich text letting readers in to Chef Michael's life and his desire to bring Israeli cuisine to America. Interspersed between the mouthwatering recipes are bright, colorful pictures as well as vignettes featuring colorful people. 

Have your synagogue take the journey with JFNNJ -- become a One Book, One Community partner. To learn more and for a resource guide of programming ideas, contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or 201.820.3918. One Book, One Community is a project of Synagogue Leadership Initiative, a program of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey in partnership with the Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation.

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