Posted on March 27, 2021 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

At this point, those of you hosting a Passover Seder have long passed the need for a cookbook (whether you’re preparing the food or someone else is).

However, it seemed a fitting time to share Atlas Obscura’s article on what could be the world’s largest Jewish cookbook collection.

Roberta Saltzman, who died in 2013, was apparently not much of a chef herself, but she was a librarian — the chief assistant librarian at the New York Public Library’s Dorot Jewish Division, to be specific.

See some of the many Jewish cookbooks she acquired and learn more about the entire Judaica collection that houses them in Atlas Obscura. 

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