Rivka Goldman and her family were part of the massive exodus of Jews from Iraq to Israel in 1951. She grew up in Jerusalem.This book takes you on a journey of Jewish Iraqi tradition, culture, including women's roles and responsibilities as well as massive cultural and communal transformations, which the Jews of Iraq experienced on their emigration to Israel. As you begin to use this book, you will find that the recipes are easy to make. Between the recipes are stories of the author family's heritage traced back to 1800. Traditional methods of cooking changed. Modern technology replaced a small cooking pilot with electrical stove, gas etc. In the center of this picture is the pilot stove as a memento of the beginning of the Iraqi Jewish life in Israel.