J is for Jewish Paris. In this episode, Oliver takes you walking through the Jewish quarter of Paris to try to understand what’s going on there.
Edith de Belleville, a licensed tour guide, author, and expert on Jewish history, writes him an itinerary of what to find, including:
- The Shoah Memorial
- The Museum of Jewish Art and History
- The As du Fallafel restaurant
You can find more from Edith here: https://www.edithdebelleville.com/
During his cultural and culinary explorations, Oliver bumps into Jewish history guide Karen Reb Rudel who explains more about Jews in Paris. Find her tours on Sightseeker’s Delight: https://sightseekersdelight.com/
Then Oliver tracks down the head honcho at L’As du Fallafel, Yomi Peretz, to understand how his restaurant got so popular.