Borscht. One of the photographs from "The Russian-Jewish Cookbook." Kira Kletsky

Bake in the USSR Soviet Emigres Publish Their Own Israeli Cookbook

'The Russian-Jewish Cookbook: Recollections and Recipes of Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union' offers a glimpse into the kitchens and rich cultural world of Russians speakers who immigrated to Israel as children.

It’s a Friday afternoon before the High Holy Days. The lounge of the Abraham Hostel in Tel Aviv is filled with a few hundred people originally from the former Soviet Union celebrating the release of “The...

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