Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775

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Now this is one big matzah ball hanging out there. The Golem is the monster mash of all monster tales, a mythological Jewish figure centuries old -- with actual origins extending some 2,000 years -- whose mud makeup was only missing a cucumber or two to qualify him as progenitor of the modern-day spa master. Built as a protector of...
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Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
For home cooks, the eight days of Passover have always constituted a challenge. The basic rule has been that any product that is fermented or can cause fermentation may not be eaten. That includes five grains: wheat, rye, barley, oats and spelt. However, Sephardic tradition has always allowed rice to be used. Growing up in Scotland in the 1960s, as...
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"Imagine no possessions/I wonder if you can. ..." Victims of Bernie Madoff can. But this is probably not what John Lennon had in mind. But it is what Deb Margolin had imagined when she wrote Imagining Madoff , a flight-of-fantasy fulmination on the rogue Robin Hood of Bizarro World. It will be staged for one night, April 14, at Theatre...
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There is The Voice , the TV series. Then there is the Voice, the tease of a seduction. No matter how much Candice Anitra sings, it can't be, won't be enough. Audiences, listeners want more, and when it ends, they soundtrack her down to her next stage, next CD, and wait for the warmth to sear their senses all over...
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Adding a Mexican flair to Passover
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Tim Spinner and Brian Sirhal want you to think trilingually this Pesach. In addition to English and Hebrew, they want you to brush up on your Spanish phrases like “salmon tostada,” “red chile-matzah ball soup,” “brisket tacos” and “fresh berry pavlova.” OK, so the pavlova is actually Antipodean in origin and was created in honor of legendary Russian ballerina Anna...
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