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Eat of the Good Things: Understanding the Reasons and Rules of Jewish and Muslim Dietary Practices

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Food is a basic human need. But it is also much more. People of different religious traditions tell different stories about food, have different rituals and practices related to food, and celebrate with food differently—but food is important to everyone. In this publication, we explore some of the ways that Jews and Muslims express their religious values and identity through the choices they make about what to eat.