Jewish Quotes on Food and Eating

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Jewish food and eating

Here are 12 Jewish quotations about food and eating to inspire you.

Food choices matter because they are the most consistent ethical decision we make throughout our day.  Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

One who eats slowly lives long. Talmud, Berachot 54b

Talmud, Berachot 54b

To know a community is to know its food. Gil Marks

Gil Marks quotes

Eating is the best of prayers. Avrunin

Avrunin quotes

The less you eat, the less sick you will be. Zabara

Zabara quotes

Food is not to be treated with scorn. Masekhet Soferim

Masekhet Soferim quotes

Do not offer your food to one who has no appetite for it! Mivchar Hapeninim

Mivchar Hapeninim quotes

Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.  Ruth Reichl

Ruth Reichl quotes

The world can live without wine, but it cannot live without water; the world can live without peppers, but it cannot live without salt. Jerusalem Talmud, Horeyot 3:5

Jerusalem Talmud, Horeyot 3:5 quotes

No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means. Maimonides

Maimonides quotes

An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein quotes

Providing charity for poor and hungry people weighs as heavily as all the other commandments of the Torah combined. Babylonian Talmud, Baba Batra 9a

Babylonian Talmud Baba Batra 9a quotes


Which quotation resonates with you the most and why?




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