Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774

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How did Antigone Rising, the rock band that was the first to be signed to Starbucks' Hear Music label back in 2005, go from playing with the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith and Rob Thomas to giving concerts for schoolchildren outside of Tel Aviv? According to Cathy Henderson, the band's lead guitarist, the answer can be summed up in one word: Facebook...
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Linda Morel
We had to pick up friends arriving by train at noon. The station was more than an hour away. "I'm going to tell them to expect lunch," I said. "But we can't start cooking when we get home," my husband said. "It will be after one o'clock. What will you serve?" "Salads," I replied. "They're easy and can be made...
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If it's summer, chances are you -- and your food -- will be spending a lot of time outside. Here's how to keep your food from getting contaminated -- and you from getting sick. At a Summer Picnic: · Transport picnic foods in the passenger seat; your trunk can reach temperatures of 150°F. · Always make sure to keep all...
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A Taste of Israel
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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
Grilled Corn (Dairy) Grilled corn has a delicious nutty roasted flavor. 6 ears of corn, husked 6 Tbsps. melted butter 2 tsps. ground cumin or your favorite herb 1 and 1/2 tsps. coarse salt Cut the ears of corn in half and trim off ends. Mix melted butter with cumin and salt. Brush the corn generously with the melted butter...
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Yosef Mendelevich's memoir Unbroken Spirit, which tells of his life and times as a refusenik in the Soviet Union, begins with a bang, both stylistically and quite literally. Back in 1969, the 22-year-old Latvian-born Mendelevich and a number of other young Jews were involved in a daring plot to hijack a Soviet plane and fly it to Sweden; once in...
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