Faith Kramer featuring Yalla Kosher Food Truck | 52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen

Join us for a cookbook discussion and lunch from Yalla Kosher Food Truck with food writer Faith Kramer, who will discuss her new cookbook, 52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen.

This ticketed, in-person event will take place on the bookshop patio. There are two ticket options: $37 includes entrance to the event for one and a handcover autogrpahed copy of 52 Shabbats. A $50 ticket includes entrance to the event for one, a hardcover autographed copy of 52 Shabbats, and one coupon for your choice of chicken or beef kabab or chicken schnitzel on pita (a veggie option will also be available) from Yalla Kosher Food Truck, which will be in the bookshop parking lot to serve you! You must purchase your event ticket on Eventbrite here.

About the book:

Whether you are a longtime host of weekly Shabbat dinners or new to this global Jewish tradition, 52 Shabbats will spice up your Friday night in one way or another. This book offers a holistic scope of the Shabbat tradition for every reader, Jewish or otherwise. In it you’ll find:

Over fifty primary recipes to anchor your menu;
More than twenty recipes for side dishes, accompaniments, and desserts;
Short essays that detail global foodways and histories;
And an explanation of the Shabbat ritual.


Faith Kramer outlines recipe pairings in a mix-and-match friendly format, incorporating easy substitutes throughout the cookbook to make Shabbat accessible for all lifestyles. From gefilte fish to challah, berbere lentils to cardamom cheesecakes, these seasonally organized recipes will never fail to inspire your weekly dinner menu. 

About the author:

Faith Kramer is a food writer and recipe developer concentrating on the foodways, history, and customs of the Jewish diaspora. She has written hundreds of posts on her website about Jewish customs and food, travel, and global ingredients with accompanying recipes, which can be found at As a columnist for J. The Jewish News of Northern California, she writes articles twice a month on food and cooking along with original recipes. Faith lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area.



Event date: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen Cover Image
By Faith Kramer, Clara Rice (By (photographer))
ISBN: 9781951412180
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: The Collective Book Studio - December 14th, 2021