The True History of Hamantaschen

By Shalom Ben Vevel

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, February 18, 1994

This is a funny history of the hamantaschen, a dessert eaten on Purim, and how they first came to exist in the mythical town of Helm.

Topic: Narrative, Food, Humor, Science, Holidays

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.24/no.468

Page Number(s): 7-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Other

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Ben Vevel, Shalom. The True History of Hamantaschen. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 18 February 1994: 7-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7523


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