Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775

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Linda Morel, JE Feature
At Passover, this cook serves 12 different kinds of charoset, mostly from countries in the Sephardi world.
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By:
Chavie Lieber, JTA
The Orthodox Union announced last year that it would not certify quinoa as kosher for Passover out of concern that it falls into the category of kitniyot, a group of legumes forbidden because they look similar to grains.
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When the house lights dim on March 15 for the Philadelphia premiere of Theresa Rebeck’s 2011 play, "Seminar," it will have a special significance for director Scott Schwartz.
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Passover baking is the greatest annual challenge in the Jewish kitchen because dessert recipes can't use flour, yeast, soy milk, or even pure vanilla. And shifting from flour to matzah meal and potato starch is not intuitive, even for experienced bakers.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
A new film has exposed a rift between those who view the Toulouse killer's actions as the product of deep anti-Semitic currents among jihadists and others who believe Mohammed Merah was driven largely by emotional problems stemming from a difficult childhood and possible psychiatric illness.
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