Up From Seltzer:
A Handy Guide to Four Jewish Generations

by Peter Hochstein

Jewish Dietary Restrictions:

First Generation: Anything that isn't kosher.
Second Generation: Anything that isn't kosher except Chinese food.
Third Generation: Anything with cholesterol.
Fourth Generation: Anything with meat in it, and anything that wasn't organically grown.

Breakfast menus:

First Generation: Bagel and lox with a glass of tea.
Second Generation: Bagel and lox with a cup of coffee.
Third Generation: Bagel and Nova Scotia salmon with a cup of espresso.
Fourth Generation: Two croissants, an omelette aux fines herbes, and a glass of skim milk.

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