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This new movie about Jewish and Palestinian foods is streaming on Amazon Prime


A scene from the film "Abe."

To quote noted Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi, "Food can bring people together in a way nothing else could." That's the premise of the new movie "Abe," in which the young title character tries to blend the cuisines of his mother's Jewish family and his father's Palestinian parents to forge a truce between these feuding branches of their family tree.

Set in Brooklyn, the story follows the 12-year-old protagonist (played by Noah Schnapp of "Stranger Things"), whose passion for cooking leads him to a street fair and to Chico (Seu Jorge), an Afro-Brazilian chef who takes him under his wing and t...

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