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Jenna Weissman Joselit

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Jenna Weissman JoselitJenna Weissman Joselit is the Charles E. Smith Professor of Judaic Studies & Professor of History at The George Washington University, where she also directs its Program in Judaic Studies and MA in Jewish Cultural Arts.

Spinach Rhubarb Soup

Recipe by Jenna Weissman Joselit

Spinach Rhubarb Soup

In all my years of exploring the culinary history of America’s Jews, I had never, ever, encountered this particular combination of ingredients.  It wasn’t just that I had considerable difficulty imagining a congenial relationship between rhubarb and spinach, its two ingredients—one deep green in color, the other bright pink—swimming happily side by side in the

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