Yael Raviv

Yael Raviv is the Director of Umami Food and Art Festival and Director of Business Development at Splacer Inc.

She is the author of Falafel Nation: cuisine and the making of national identity in Israel (University of Nebraska Press, 2015).

Yael received her PhD from New York University’s Performance Studies Department.

Her research and writing focus on “food and national identity” and “food and art”.


Breaking Bread: Culinary Performances and National Politics in Israeli and Palestinian Artists’ Work. p-e-r-f-o-r-m-a-n-c-e 3(1-2).