Spoonfuls of Germany


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Latkes and Berches

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Much has been written about the assimilation of German Jews before 1933 trying to explain why so many did not leave Germany, their country. Many German Jews were unable to imagine the unspeakable harm they would suffer under the Nazis.

Whether that assimilation was a one-way street or true integration, is a debate among historians. Yet, what I can observe from the food point of view is that it must have been assimilation to a very high degree. Continue reading