Monday, April 27, 2015 Iyyar 8, 5775

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Rivka Tal
A TASTE OF ISRAEL Ask anyone if he or she has any particularly fond culinary memories of a trip to Israel. The respondent will probably not wax with nostalgia about the sushi bars or even the falafel but, rather, the famous Israeli breakfast. This smorgasbord -- whose origins stem from the do-it-yourself kibbutz breakfast of the past -- evolved into...
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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
SLICE OF LIFE Red or green or black, I'm color blind in my love for grapes, those sweet, tangy, bursting with flavor fruits. While I'm not quite as fond of the ones with seeds, I welcome them at my fruit smorgasbord. Grapes are a perfect snack as they offer a great way to get manganese (vitamin B6), thiamin (vitamin B1),...
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Sex and the (Sister) City? It's enough to have Carrie Bradshaw say a brachah. But this isn't Sex and the Siddur, either: What's coming to the Philly Fringe Festival is an edgy offering from Philadelphia's Sister City, Tel Aviv, putting a Smiley face on sexual sensitivity and sensibility that would shake Jane Austen to her core. Smiley (How About Some...
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What would Madonna say? "She'd say -- 'Bring it on!' " roars Rabbi Rayzel Raphael. The rabbi is doing just that -- bringing on "Kabbalah, the Musical," to the Philly Fringe Festival for a number of performances at the Elkins Estate in Elkins Park, beginning Sept. 2. It is no mystery why Madonna -- a very vocal advocate of Kabbalah,...
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Ménage a Mossad? Three is not the charm as deployed in The Debt , which goes through the trials and terror of a trio of Mossad agents of the '60s inexcusably failing to execute a plan to kidnap and carry a Nazi war criminal from his disguise of a life in East Berlin to Israel for prosecution. In their failure...
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