Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774

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EILEEN GOLTZ, Jewish Exponent Feature
In the midst of my "let's clean out all the refrigerators" pre-Pesach craziness, I discovered the remaining 11 cans of 12 of the beer that my neighbor contributed to our Super Bowl party. Being a "let's try anything as an ingredient kind of cook" I already know that beer could be used in just about every method of cooking known...
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How to amalgamate nationalism and religion
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SPEAKING VOLUMES The minute I picked up Sergio Parussa's Writing as Freedom, Writing as Testimony: Four Italian Writers and Judaism , published by Syracuse University Press, I was reminded of a classic work of more than 25 years ago, Prisoners of Hope: The Silver Age of the Italian Jews, 1924-1974 by famed scholar H. Stuart Hughes. The latter was, according...
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Remember 'mystery meat'? Well, 'institutional' has come a long way
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Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN Moms, take heart. Your mantra to "clean your plate" is eventually paying off -- with a caveat. According to Sodexo, a leader in Quality of Life Solutions and food-service providers to some 600 campuses nationwide, this year's list of college food trends shows that students want comfort food, but with a twist. For many young Americans, college...
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... or is it? Some essays put the matter up for debate
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SPEAKING VOLUMES Just when the brouhaha over the New Atheism cooled down a touch, along comes The God Question , which would have been a useful tool during the cultural wars that broke out during that protracted spat. No matter. The book still makes for good reading, especially for those who get their kicks from intellectual pursuits. It also provides...
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Here's Esther's answer to avoiding treif while living with the king Achashverosh
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? I've always admired Queen Esther, the brave young beauty who confronted King Achashverosh of ancient Persia, a despot who happened to be her husband. She had some touchy news to relate: The king's trusted vizier, Haman, was plotting to annihilate the Jewish people. While this was of urgent concern to Esther because of her religion, the news was...
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