Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774

A joyous time of the year, where we welcome family and friends outdoors
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Right on the heels of Yom Kippur, the search is on. Children go about fishing for corn stalks, leaves and fallen tree branches - all essential items for the sukkah - to be built in backyards, patios or even on condominium balconies. Sukkot is a joyous festival, and building the sukkah can be a family project. In ancient times, the...
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Andrew Schloss
What sacrifices we make for the sake of speed –– take oats, for example. Look at those fallacious insta-tized flakes that pass for modern oatmeal. Even the noble look of the weighty friend on the label can't disguise the anemia of a processed product possessing all the appeal of gustatory dust. Quickness is its one asset, and for that we...
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Larry Kane''s got a ticket to write. It''s been stamped, punched, approved and validated in the best way possible: The broadcaster''s first two books have been best-sellers - one about his love affair with Philly; the other as being the lone ranger on the road accompanying the Beatles on their first American tours in the ''60s. Now, Lennon Revealed reveals...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
On "With God on Our Side," from 1964's "The Times They Are A-Changin'," Bob Dylan called out war-mongers, religious hypocrites and the history books that spread their distortions. What I know about Dylan comes from sources that are just as selective. Once upon a time, there was a Minnesota boy named Robert Zimmerman. Like a lot of Jewish immigrants, he...
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Just two Jews talking … After a High Holiday hiatus, Jackie Mason, star of "Freshly Squeezed - One Jew Talking," coming to the Keswick Theatre on Oct. 26, is back on his high horse trampling through the tzuris and travesties of everyday life. Think of his appearance as a one-man gallop poll as the Borscht Belt-bred comic beats a path...
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