Diff'rent Artichokes for Diff'rent Folks? As 'Artichoke War' Intensifies, Rome Jews Fight Israeli Rabbis Over Classic Dish

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate considers Italian-Jewish community’s carciofi alla guidia nonkosher, but Rome Jews say their artichokes are tighter and more compact than the Israeli version, thus preventing insects and worms from infecting them

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Forget the U.S.-China trade war, the Italian media has spent the weekend obsessing over a different conflict: the “artichoke war.” Its interest follows a recent Haaretz report that Israel's Chief Rabbinate has...