Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774

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Keri Fisher, Jewish Exponent Feature
What better way to celebrate Israel's independence and the start of spring than with this easy-to-prepare picnic menu? All the dishes can be made ahead of time, packed into containers and carried with you wherever you go. Start with hummus, which comes together in minutes in the bowl of your food processor. Keep the basics -- like chick peas and...
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The title is a shocker: A Jew Must Die. When the book first appeared in the mails, I thought that the small-scale paperback -- so different in shape and design than most books I usually receive -- might be some anti-Semitic tract, and that the title had been chosen to be purposefully scandalous, and to frighten and provoke. But the...
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Tips for the dinner host to eat well -- and relax
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? Recently, my niece mentioned a friend's successful career. "She's her boss's 'go-to' person." " 'Go-to' person?" I asked. "Yes, she's the one her boss turns to when she wants fast, reliable results," replied Susan. At the time, I was making dinner and it occurred to me that I could use some fast, reliable recipes. As Susan extolled the...
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SPEAKING VOLUMES In the long relationship that Jews have had with the comic strip and its cousin, the comic book, Milt Gross stands as the missing link between the first and second halves of the 20th century. That's part of the thesis expounded in Is Diss a System?: A Milt Gross Comic Reader , edited and introduced by scholar Avi...
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SPEAKING VOLUMES "This is an essay about a strain of nasty, knowing abuse spreading like pinkeye through the national conversation -- a tone of snarking insult provoked and encouraged by the new hybrid world of print, television, radio and the Internet. It's an essay about style and also, I suppose, grace. Anyone who speaks of grace -- so spiritual a...
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