Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Iyyar 16, 5776

Director Michael Winterbottom tops himself in Daniel Pearl tale
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It was the camera shot heard 'round the world -- a concord of angst and anomie released in a scripted scream so terrifying it empties the empyrean angels of their seats to the right side of God. Certainly, God is in the heavens, but not all is right with the world. That scream is the atonal atrophy of Mariane Pearl's...
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How an anticipated work fails to meet expectations
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There is nothing more disappointing for a critic than to look forward with anticipation to reading a book -- especially one with an intriguing concept by an admired writer -- only to find that it falls far short of expectations. Such has been the case with Room for Doubt by Wendy Lesser, founder and editor of the adventurous, California-based literary...
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And on your table and your plate
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Andew Schloss, JE Feature
I favor eggs for dinner. Not for the nutrition (although it's ample), and not for ease, but just because they're there. Eggs are instantaneous, ready to scramble into an omelet, whip into a soufflé or elevate a frozen box of spinach to entree status in minutes. Eggs are inspirational, transforming a sautéed vegetable, a little salad dressing and a piece...
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Coming amid the intense worldwide focus on the 40th anniversary of the Six-Day War, which has also proven to be a time of renewed friction between the United States and Russia, an Israeli husband-and-wife research team has offered up a theory contending that it was the Soviet Union -- and not the Arabs or Israelis -- who engineered the 1967...
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"Let the son shine, let the son shine in, the son shine in ... ." No problem for Cherry Hill's David and Maxine Butler, whose son Ari is doing just that, shining in the musical "Hair," the Age of Aquarius musical for another age, on stage at the Prince Music Theater, where peace is not so much in its seventh...
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