Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774

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Eileen Goltz
SLICE OF LIFE The High Holidays always have us scrambling for that one "extra" side dish. You know the one I'm talking about, the one for the cousin who won't eat red meat or your daughter's vegan girlfriend. It's the one that if you add it to your menu you won't feel as if you'll have enough for anyone who...
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Mordechai Shinefield, JE Feature
The first time Jews and Afropop met in popular culture, Paul Simon was flying out to South Africa to lay down some tracks with the male choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo about visiting Elvis Presley's mansion in Graceland. Like Simon, Fool's Gold has done a bit of globetrotting as well, playng New York and Paris, and now they're heading to...
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At 64, should Richard Lewis soon be applying for Social Security? No need. After all, he's done quite well for himself with social insecurity , so why rely on the government now? He's relied on himself and just about every quirk, headache, and ache and pain for his paean to everyday living, fueled by his one-time fix on drugs and...
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The Jewish Publication Society has distributed thousands of volumes since its 19th century beginnings, but these days it's writing a new chapter of its own history -- hoping that it's not the final one. JPS is about to turn over a major aspect of its publishing process to the University of Nebraska Press, which as of Jan. 1 will assume...
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TV dials up 9/11 as it examines the day's impact 10 years later
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"Where were you when war broke out, Daddy?" My little girl is too young to recall even a reason for that question, but make no mistake, war -- of terror and on terror -- broke out on Sept. 11, 2011. And where we were then -- daddy, mommy, daughter, son, Jew, Christian, Muslim -- and where we are now traverses...
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