Inside the Jewish Feast Where Kosher Was Pushed to Its Limits

Juicy giraffe foot or chewy cow udder anyone? A once-in-a-decade event in the West Bank offers a biblical menu mixing the kosher with the exotic

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Some of the unusual dishes served at the special banquet.
A collage showing some of the unusual dishes served at the special banquet.Credit: Hadas Parush
הגר שיזף
Hagar Shezaf
Diners taking in some of the aromas at the banquet earlier this month.Credit: Hadas Parush
The locust proved a surprisingly popular choice at the banquet, even after several hours of dining. Credit: Hadas Parush
The crunchy locust proved something of a hit.Credit: Hadas Parush
Semolina and honey cakeCredit: Hadas Parush
"Thanksgiving bread," which was taken to the Temple in Jerusalem on Fridays.Credit: Hadas Parush
Ezekiel bread: a recipe straight from the pages of the Bible. Credit: Hadas Parush
Diners grabbing pieces of meat from the cooked goat kid, the type that might once have been a sacrifice at the Temple in Jerusalem.Credit: Hadas Parush

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