Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Shevat 8, 5775

Israeli Oren Peli offers an insider's look at 'Insidious'
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Oren Peli is a super natural as a horror-meister. The guy scares the hell out of me. But, as Oren knows, it's nothing personal; all professional. After all, what's not to like about this 39-year-old sweet sabra of a one-time software programmer now programming hard-hearted spine-chilling chillers? Peli pelts the movie-goer with popcorn flicks that seemingly pop out of the...
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Eileen Goltz
When you're celebrating Pesach, one thing is certain, there will be eggs. Some will get broken, others will be incorporated into "family favorite" recipes and others -- those special few that are chosen -- will be hard-cooked. One note of safety: Never ever microwave eggs in their shells. Steam builds up too quickly inside; they will explode and you will...
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Still, here are some alternatives for the non-gefilte crowd
There are two fish camps when it comes to Pesach -- those who insist on serving gefilte fish and those who, well, wouldn't serve it if it were the last food on earth and Moshe was coming to the seder. I live in the "you can't eat enough of it" world; my husband, not so much. He lives in a...
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Louise Fiszer
We frequently host complete strangers at our Shabbat dinner table. They are friends of friends, distant relatives twice removed, a past social encounter passing through for the weekend or just people who need a place for a Sabbath meal. As a cook and hostess, this puts me at a disadvantage, for more often than not, I haven't a clue to...
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Nah, better to use the stuff in your cooking, instead
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Eileen Goltz
SLICE OF LIFE I have 11 cans of beer left over from the Super Bowl party. I'm starting to clean the refrigerator pre-Pesach and need to figure out what to do with the stuff. I've discovered that adding beer to vegetables like onions, carrots and corn, combined with a dash or so of honey, molasses or sugar, gives a deep...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jan 28
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
4:45 PM
Wed. Jan 28
National Museum of American Jewish History
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Wed. Jan 28
Renaissance Group
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

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