Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775

The Jewish love affair with carrots is obvious when you see how many recipes using this vegetable appear in most cookbooks, writes Michael van Straten, author of the recent The Healthy Jewish Cookbook . The first time he sampled carrot cake was in a tiny village overlooking Lake Zurich in Switzerland while visiting a friend's cousin. He assumed that the...
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Inevitably, it is the ineffable, unutterable urgency of 9/11 that calls out for conversation now. From the battle cry of "Let's roll" to the fatigued tears of "Let's talk," "United 93" director Paul Greengrass has his ear to the ground and his audience in the air as he's about to pry open the blighted black box of the unspeakable on...
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"Out of Sight" - out of … mensch? It's the complete opposite as Sara Felder proves on stage where her one-woman show of a thousand feminine angles angles for the truth. Being a woman, after all, is a juggling act, so is it really any surprise that "Out of Sight" is out of the ordinary as she juggles God, Israel...
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Not one to put all his eggs in one basket, the protean and ready for prime-time player Robert Smigel ponders which is harder - Eastertime for the Jews or "Christmastime for the Jews"? Well, he says, kibitzing that he may be too crabby - in a non- treif manner of speaking - to comment comically having been matzahed-out of his...
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What happens when the disruptive sounds a mentally disabled artist hears in his own head find their way out onto the street? When the brain serves as a cacophonic symphony space for neurons and abnormalcy clashing against each other? In the case of Daniel Johnston, what happens is an arcane career and notoriety among the rock 'n' roiled crowd who...
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