Thursday, July 30, 2015 Av 14, 5775

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Peter Ephross, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Nearly all fans of baseball history have heard of Hank Greenberg. Most have heard of Al Rosen. But fewer have heard of Cal Abrams, and hardly any, it's safe to say, have heard of Lou Limmer. All four are members of a compelling team -- the 165 American Jews who played Major League Baseball between the 1870s and the end...
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Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
For home cooks, the eight days of Passover have always constituted a challenge. The basic rule has been that any product that is fermented or can cause fermentation may not be eaten. That includes five grains: wheat, rye, barley, oats and spelt. However, Sephardic tradition has always allowed rice to be used. Growing up in Scotland in the 1960s, as...
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Jamie Geller, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Want to know a little secret that helps me keep my kitchen cool during the major food holiday that's fast approaching? Last year, 99 percent of what I made for Passover wouldn't qualify as a Passover recipe. Of course the dishes were all kosher for Passover, but they didn't require any major Passover ingredient tweaks. These recipes were , however,...
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There is The Voice , the TV series. Then there is the Voice, the tease of a seduction. No matter how much Candice Anitra sings, it can't be, won't be enough. Audiences, listeners want more, and when it ends, they soundtrack her down to her next stage, next CD, and wait for the warmth to sear their senses all over...
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"Imagine no possessions/I wonder if you can. ..." Victims of Bernie Madoff can. But this is probably not what John Lennon had in mind. But it is what Deb Margolin had imagined when she wrote Imagining Madoff , a flight-of-fantasy fulmination on the rogue Robin Hood of Bizarro World. It will be staged for one night, April 14, at Theatre...
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