Dr Susan Weingarten
Research Team, Sir Isaac Wolfson Chair of Jewish Studies, Department of Jewish History, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel.
Present research interests: Food and food preparation in the Talmudic literature; mediaeval Jewish food; haroset
GIF Research project with Profs Werner Eck (Koeln) and Aharon Oppenheimer(Tel Aviv): Food, cult and class from Rome to Jerusalem: comparative studies on the historical associations of food and culture in Graeco-Roman antiquity (Greeks-Romans-Jews-Christians)
Other research interests: Jerome; historical geography of Late Antique Palestine; Jewish-Christian meetings; Judith
The Saint’s Saints: hagiography and geography in Jerome (Leiden: Brill, 2003)
1. “Road use in late antique Palestine” in Limes XVIII. Proceedings of the XVIIIth International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies held in Amman, Jordan. (September 2000) (Edited by P. Freeman, J. Bennett, Z.T. Fiema & B. Hoffman. British Archaeological Reports 1084. Oxford, 2002).
2. “Note on kneidelach” Petits propos culinaires 71 (2002) 127-8
3. “ ‘And this shall be a token to thee’(Ex. 3.12): lapis sinaiticus in Jewish and Christian traditions” Journal of Jewish Studies 54 (2003) 1-20
4. “’A feast for the eyes: women and baking in the Talmudic literature” in To be a Jewish Woman vol II Proceedings of the Second Intewrnational Conference: Woman and her Judaism (ed M. Shilo, Jerusalem, 2003)
5. “The debate about ancient tracta: evidence from the Talmud” Food and History 2 (2004) 21-39
6. “Nuts for the children: the evidence of the Talmudic literature” in Nurture: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, 2003 (Bristol, 2004,).
7. Review of GSP Freeman-Grenville (tr.) JE Taylor, RL ChapmanIII (eds) The Onomasticon by Eusebius of Caesarea: Palestine in the Fourth Century AD (Jerusalem, 2003) scripta Classica Israelica 23 (2004) 312-314
8. “Children’s foods in the Talmudic literature” in Feast, Fast or Famine: Food and Drink in Byzantium, Australian Association for Byzantine Studies: Byzantina Australiensia, (Adelaide, 2005).
9. “Wild foods in the Talmud: the influence of religious restrictions on consumption” in Wild Foods: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, 2004 (Totnes, 2005).
10. “Mouldy bread and rotten fish: delicacies in the ancient world” Food and History 3 (2005) 61-72.
11. “Magiros, nahtom and women at home: cooks in the Talmud” Journal of Jewish Studies 56 (2005) 285-297.
12. “Jerome’s geography” Studia Patristica 43 (2006) 537-541
13. “Haroset” in Authenticity in the Kitchen: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, 2005 (Totnes, 2006)
14. “Food for thought: some recent books on ancient Greek and Roman food” (review article), Scripta Classica Israelica, 26 (2007) pp 205-210
15. “Eggs in the Talmud” in Eggs in Cookery: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, 2006 (Totnes, 2007,)