Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

All of a sudden, sodium is trendy
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
With pink salt from Bolivia, gray salt from Spain and black salt from Hawaii, sodium is suddenly trendy.
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The winners of the 38th Annual Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition were recognized for their distinctive expressions of two- and three-dimensional art, poetry, prose, music, multi-media and dance during a recent reception at the Moore College of Art and Design. More than 400 7-12th-grade students from public, private and parochial schools throughout the Greater Philadelphia area participated in the competition,...
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Israeli group shakes up the notion of what a band can accomplish
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Is the Shuk -- with its mantra of "Preserve, Perpetuate and Innovate" -- Israel's sand-dune version of "Survivor"? This Jewish tribe has spoken; more importantly, it's sung. And in the marketplace -- shuk's meaning in Hebrew -- of ideas, this one thrives on sound advice. As leaders of the band, Brooklyn-born Yoni Avital and Cherry Hill's Ami Yares are actually...
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Author revisits one of the seminal moments in modern feminism
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SPEAKING VOLUMES Stephanie Coontz makes a point repeatedly in her new book, A Strange Stirring , a study of feminist Betty Friedan, author of the groundbreaking bestseller, The Feminine Mystique . Coontz reminds readers often that Friedan disliked Daniel Horowitz's biographical study of her, which appeared in 1998 and looked into Friedan's political background. Perhaps disliked is too tame a...
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Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
SLICE OF LIFE My dad loves raisins -- in cereal, in bread, in cookies, covered in chocolate and even, in a pinch, right out of the box. As a kid, one of the best sweet treats he could give us was mixing up a bowl of sweet black and golden raisins with cashews (being a dentist, this was as crazy...
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