Jews and ChocolateThe next time you pick up a piece of chocolate, consider that you are partaking in an aspect of Jewish history. There are some surprising Jewish connections with chocolate, including Jews in the early chocolate trade and early Jewish chocolate makers. Jews, Pre-Columbians, Catholics, and Protestants also connect in Jews on the Chocolate Trail through its exploration of chocolate’s religious narratives and rituals. Jews on the Chocolate Trail uniquely melds a popularity of chocolate with a fascination about Judaism. Those interested in Judaism and religion will enjoy this unique approach. In combining age old passions for chocolate and religion, Jews on the Chocolate Trail unwraps delightful new themes.
As we travel my husband, Rabbi Mark Hurvitz, and I explore local chocolate opportunities and culture, two Jews enjoying the trail of chocolate around the world.
- Hot Chocolate for Cold Sukkot Nights
- Jewish Ritual Chocolate FAQ’s
- Milk Chocolate for Shavuot
- Green Chocolate in March*
- Chocolate Secrets
- Raw Chocolate By Gnosis. (veggiefitness.wordpress.com)
- The Health Benefits of Chocolate (berries.com)
- The Benefits of Dark Chocolate Inside and Out (berries.com)
- A Jewish Conspiracy? (possil.wordpress.com)
- High-Fashion Chocolates (fabsugar.com)
- Four Fun Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Chocolate (berries.com)
- Recipe: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread (frugalupstate.com)