Sunday, December 23, 2012

The story of Jews, chopsticks, and Christmas

Around Christmastime, we're reminded of the long history that the Jewish people have had with...the Chinese people.  That's right: the widespread Jewish tradition of eating Chinese food on Christmas Day has grown from insider joke to cultural meme.  JUF News tells just a little bit of the story of Jews, chopsticks, and Christmas--"a history that goes beyond the plate."


Anonymous said...

Did you see my blog post, "Masechet Chopsticks"?

Yahnatan said...


Very nice! It goes well with the Hilchot Xmas post that was making the rounds.