Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Iyyar 17, 5776

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Ryan Teitman, JE Feature
Wherever wars rage, losses abound -- in lives, in economy and in culture. In Iraq and Afghanistan, for example, decades of ongoing fighting have jeopardized the artifacts of two civilizations that span thousands of years of history. To explore the effect of conflict on the cultural heritage of these two nations, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology...
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It's what's for dinner!
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
Slap anything between two slabs of bread and you can call it a sandwich, but to call it a meal means something more. It can be as slight as a slice of sun-warmed tomato or as opulent as a fillet steak sauced with bordelaise. What's essential is that the improvement attract a diner's attention, as the main difference between a...
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Some wonderful works in the works
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This has come to be the season of the small press, at least as far as this column is concerned. Several months ago, I initiated a series of articles about Dryad Press, which is run out of Maryland by poet Merrill Leffler pretty much all by himself. Then, when I was in the midst of reading, writing about and glorying...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
Not every day is a winner, but there's no reason to believe things won't get better. "Let's Go Sailing" takes a healthy approach to those imperfect days; the Los Angeles quintet recalls the past with fondness, looks toward the future with hope, and plays soothing music in the meantime. Shana Levy leads the way with sweet, girlish melodies, gentle guitars...
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Jerry Stiller not only breaks up audiences -- he also gets to break the glass in tonight's final episode of CBS's "The King of Queens." It may be the most unorthodox Jewish wedding of all -- neither bride nor groom is Jewish. But the rabbi? He's another story -- played by Josh Cooke of Gladwyne, whose bimah-bound bromide-spouting cleric doesn't...
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