Since Jerusalem is not a melting pot but a pressure cooker, tasting the foods of different ethnic and religious populations fills the stomach and the heart with cheer. Tour the Machane Yehuda Market, the Arab suq. Participate in a workshop to learn the secrets of making Arab sweets or Ashkenazi appetizers. Meet with chefs who explain how the seasonally fresh Israeli produce creates a fusion Jewish cuisine, seasoned by the flavors of local tastes. Interactive learning about food and ritual from ancient and modern texts.