Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775

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In response to the first question every Matisyahu fan wants to ask: Yes, he is still shorn and shaven. The renowned Jewish reggae star is reappearing on radio, Web and stage. The 33-year-old, West Chester-born and Westchester County, N.Y.-raised musician released his fourth studio album, Spark Seeker, just this week. The album's first single, "Sunshine," is already approaching 3 million...
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Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? People often think of potatoes as winter food, as the starchy side of a filling, warming meal. But like most people, potatoes have multi-fac­eted personalities. During the summer, they relax in laid-back recipes, adding a refreshing element to warm weather meals. Potatoes can be served hot or cold. Nothing says summer better than potato salad, whether German-style, with...
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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
On a recent trip to Tiberias, my daughter and I sampled the offerings of two "seaside" restaurants by the Sea of Galilee. As is customary, we ordered the ubiquitous Israeli fresh fish straight from the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) known here by so many names: St. Peter's fish, amnon and musht. It's known in the States as tilapia. This gray-silver...
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At first glance, no one would ever associate Todd Solondz's films with those of Judd Apatow. And yet, Solondz, one of the premier independent filmmakers of the past two decades, has made a new film, Dark Horse , that plants its flag firmly in the fertile ground of arrested development so successfully mined by Apatow in films like The 40-Year-Old...
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Israeli audiences are in on the joke as comedy clubs begin to thrive
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Heard the one about that off-the-wall comedy club in Jerusalem, where, if you bomb on stage, people gasp in horror? In all seriousness, there really is a club in Jerusalem called Off the Wall. However, with a little bit of love and care, the world of stand-up comedy is starting to blossom in Israel. "To experience the comedy scene in...
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