Eating a Grasshopper (Leviticus 11:21-22) – Nehemia Gordon

by on November 07, 2012

In Leviticus 11 God defines what we may and may not eat. One of the permissible foods is the humble little grasshopper. I’ve always wanted to fulfill this commandment but never had the opportunity. Jacob Boer of Poriya Illit in the Galilee was kind enough to catch a gargantuan grasshopper for me to eat. It was pretty nasty!