Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774

The sweet smell of fall is in the air, and the High Holidays are upon us. It's the time for fresh fruits and vegetables like apples and squash, pumpkin and pomegranates. As orange is the color du jour , carrots also make their mark in the form of a warm tzimmes. What you might try that's a bit different are...
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What do Israelis serve at Rosh Hashanah? Try a whole host of ethnic delicacies!
By:
Linda Morel, JTA
What does a typical Israeli family eat on Rosh Hashanah? It's hard to say with certainty. Ask any two Jews, and you're likely to get three opinions. In a sense, it's an unfair question because no two families in Israel, or in any country, celebrate the holiday in the same way. However, Janna Gur, author of The Book of New...
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Seeking some answers on how best to modernize High Holiday services
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
All over North America, cantors are in rehearsal for the High Holiday services, which begin with the advent of Rosh Hashanah on the evening of Sept. 18. Meanwhile, there are fast-growing minyanim not affiliated with mainstream denominations whose leaders are also preparing. These minyanim attract a significantly younger cohort of congregants in their 20s and 30s than more establishment congregations...
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Jerry Springer feels right at home playing in and with the Broadway musical of razzle-dazzle mazel
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It's not the same old song and ... dunce. Song: Sartorially splendid Jerry Springer spills onto the stage looking very much the dapper dynamo that he's proven to be, assaying the role of the roguish bilious Billy Flynn, in "Chicago," shortly after marking his Broadway debut in the role and now beginning a short run Sept. 15 at the Academy...
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And nothing ensures that more than oodles of desserts
By:
Louise Fiszer
BEYOND CHICKEN SOUP As soon as I see the first fall apples and pears appear in the markets, my thoughts turn to Rosh Hashanah. And by the time you read this column, all my desserts and soup will be sitting in the freezer, waiting for the holidays. In the days prior to this Jewish New Year, I'll be out of...
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