Jamie Geller

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Jamie Geller is an American-born Israeli food writer, celebrity chef, television producer and businesswoman. She is an author of several cookbooks and the founder of the Kosher Media Network. In 2010 KMN launched Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller. Geller hosts online cooking shows called the "Joy of Kosher" cooking series. She has been called "The Kosher Rachael Ray" by the Miami Herald.[1] and the Queen of Kosher:[2][3]

Life and career[edit]

Geller was born in Philadelphia and raised in a Jewish home in Abington, Pennsylvania. She attended Akiba Hebrew Academy High School. At New York University Geller studied Broadcast Journalism and Hebrew language and literature and graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa in May 1999. Geller is a baalat teshuva, having embraced Orthodox Judaism and traditional Jewish religious practice in her early 20s.[4]

Before writing her first cookbook, Geller was a writer and television producer for CNN, Entertainment News, the Food Network, and a senior writer/producer and marketing executive for HBO.[2][3][5]

In 2007, Geller published Quick and Kosher Recipes from the Bride Who Knew Nothing (ISBN 978-1-60094-053-8) (Feldheim Publishers). The book chronicles her experience of choosing Orthodox Judaism, her marriage and learning to cook. In 2010 Geller published Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes (Feldheim Publishers).

In August 2012, Geller made aliyah to Israel and settled in Beit Shemesh.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Published works[edit]

  • Quick & Kosher Recipes from the Bride Who Knew Nothing (2007, Feldheim Publishers)
  • Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes (2010, Feldheim Publishers)
  • Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller (a magazine)

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