Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775

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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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All together now: "I'm dreaming of a white ..." Chanukah? Not going to happen. Environmentally, sure, it's a possibility. But expecting a Jewish composer like Irving Berlin of "White Christmas" fame to wax lyrical over Judah Maccabee's miracle? That would be a miracle in and of itself. But why do some Jewish composers find Christmas more musical than Chanukah? Adam...
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Rivka Tal, JE Feature
Chanukah doesn't always have to mean brisket with latkes -- or fried foods only.
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John Lehman, secretary of the U.S. Navy under President Ronald Reagan, said that he hopes one day, somebody will make a feature film about the exploits of Uriah Phillips Levy, the first American Jew to rise to the rank of commodore.
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