Friday, October 31, 2014 Heshvan 7, 5775

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Just a few blocks southwest of the Topography of Terror, in the long shadow the museum figuratively casts, stands Daniel Libeskind's striking Jewish Museum Berlin. The 12-year-old structure was one of the outspoken architect's first designs to be built, though he was in his 50s by then. Severely angled, the building resembles a lightning bolt thrust across the terrain. Its...
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"Germans are wonderful pupils," says Ilan Weiss, an Israeli-born Berliner. "Germans will say, 'Yes, we are guilty. Yes, we did the wrong thing.' And they are excellent at it. That's part of the German personality. They do everything well -- even feeling guilty."
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
For New Year's Eve, my husband and I will be inviting a few friends and neighbors over to watch the ball drop in Times Square on our big-screen TV. The folks are in walking distance, which makes it all the better. On New Year's Eve, it's best to heed the warning about not drinking and driving. Invite guests to come...
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? As the year races to a close, daylight hours are scant, Dec. 31 deadlines loom, and there are more people to entertain than at other seasons. With all that going on, there seems to be less time than ever to make dinner. For people on the run, last-minute main courses are lifesavers. In a pinch, you can always...
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He is el judio of Los Lobos. It takes cheek to check out an all-Chicano band and not wonder, "Where do I belong as a Jew?" But Steve Berlin had no such burdens; the protean music man of sax appeal and keyboard craft first heard the group perform some 30 years ago, and immediately tapped into their tapas tones and...
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