Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

TV star talks Bat Mitzvah, child care and — neuroscience? Bialik at least understands the scientific process
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And, now, today, a very special episode of the blossoming Mayim Bialik.
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Kurt Herman — movie star? He’s no George Clooney but there’s no denying that the 82 year old fills a screen with a soulful presence — and a remarkable story as a descendant from a most dire period in history.
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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
A TASTE OF ISRAEL Passover is coming up, and with it, Passover baking's tricks and treats. Many of the usual year-round baking staples are prohibited because they produce chametz (leavened or fermented wheat, barley, rye, oats, spelt) or are kitniyot (legumes: avoided by Ashkenazi and some Sephardi, including beans, rice, peas and lentils and some seeds) -- or may contain...
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Can Howard Gordon provide a wake-up call for NBC? He's trying; it helps that he's executive producer for Awake , an alarm-bell bombshell of a show that gives the rubric of "reality TV" a twist and shout -- and then some. The scripted drama -- which premiered last week on the sleepy ratings-deprived network on Thursday nights -- turns the...
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Sami the Great isn't about to go nuclear on anyone asking for an explanation of her Iranian/Jewish roots. Although she does understand their concern. "While I was growing up, I really didn't get it," says the Upper Dublin anti-diva of a singer. "It wasn't until I got older and more political that I understood the interest." Indeed, born to a...
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