Haim Arbiv, Benghazi, Libya. Holocaust survivor from Giado camp, Libya.
By Vivienne Roumani-Denn
In the Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World.
Libyan Jewish cuisine has unique dishes, such as mafrūm and lubya be’selk, that are typically eaten on Shabbat and holidays. This article discusses the food and drink of the Jews of Libya and the role of food in everyday and festival life.