Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774

What's Cooking?
By:
Linda Morel
"In South Africa, Jewish women made everything from scratch," says Lynne Jacobson, who emigrated from Johannesburg to Toronto, Canada, in 2000. Like her family, many South African Jews have left their homeland, cherishing their mem­ories and recipes. "Teiglach were served at every holiday, except Passover," says Jacobson. "My granny used to make it." A Rosh Hashanah delicacy, teiglach were common...
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Duvid Swirsky is not your typical rocker. Instead of hanging out backstage after a recent performance at a Los Angeles venue, Swirsky, one of the founders of Moshav, the Israeli-American rock band, was shopping for groceries for his wife. After performing in bands for more than half of his life, Swirsky can be forgiven for not hewing to the more...
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A TASTE OF ISRAEL
By:
Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
Here in Israel, the official grilling season begins in the spring, on Israel Independence Day. Israelis take their grilling very seriously -- almost every square centimeter of park or patch of ground fills with grilling "experts" -- almost always men! -- vigorously fanning the coals with a "naf-naf." (I believe it's an Israeli invention.) This goes on until the rains...
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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
One of the best things about summer is the wide variety of fresh fruit available all season long. Try topping off your picnic or light summer meal with a sweet fruit salad. Layered Fruit Salad Sauce Ingredients: 2/3 cup fresh orange juice 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 tsp. grated orange peel 1/2 tsp. grated...
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Whether you call it destiny, bashert or yuanfen, for Alison Klayman, it all came down to housing. Living, that is, with a Beijing roommate who, in 2008, asked her if she was interested in doing a companion video for a new exhibition opening in the gallery where the roommate worked. The artist: Ai Weiwei, who is today generally considered to...
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