Pastrami on Rye

An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli

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Winner of the 2015 National Jewish Book Award in Education and Jewish Identity from the Jewish Book Council

For much of the twentieth century, the New York Jewish deli was an iconic institution in...

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"Pastrami on Rye is both a celebration of the deli and an elegy for it. This lively book traces the deli’s evolution from dynamic gathering place to kitschy tourist site, peppered with hefty doses of...

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