The Full Truth about Half a Diet

By Marc Brandriss

Eugene Borowitz, March 17, 1978

Writing tongue-in-cheek as part of this satirical Purim parody issue on the theme of health and (over-) eating, the author argues against the fictional Jewish group Beriyah, which (fictionally) calls for a new standard of kashrut which would declare all food over 1800 calories per day to be unkosher. Beriyah is a front for the Pro Lean Organization (PLO), the author charges, arguing that American Jews should instead support the Bloc of the Fatful, Gush Shemaynim.

Topic: Food, Humor, Health and Healing, Holidays

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/no.150

Page Number(s): 86-86

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Genre: Humor

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Brandriss, Marc. The Full Truth about Half a Diet. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 17 March 1978: 86-86. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=9012


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