Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775

After you've served him his favorite dinner, continue to celebrate Dad, along with his sweet tooth, by offering him a homemade chocolate treat that he'll definitely find hard to resist. Fudgy Turtle-Brownie Pie Brownie Ingredients: 1 package (19.4 oz.) brownie mix with pecans 3 Tbsps. water 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 12 caramels, unwrapped, halved Sauce Ingredients: 15 caramels,...
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Who needs Hollywood, when now there's ... Vilnius?
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Norma Davidoff, JEFeature
Great places to visit make great film locations, right? Paris, Rome, even the plains of Africa. And then there's Vilnius, Lithuania, and its lush rural surroundings. This city, formerly Vilna, was famous as a renown spiritual center of Jewish study for centuries. It's now heading into the 21st century as a legitimate site for film production. U.S. and European producers...
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Acclaimed drummer sticks to a 'four-act' life
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Born to drum. And then some. His roles as TV sidekick, author, raconteur, former music distribution executive, GQ-coiffed quipster ... all are side shows to his showcased talent: Max Weinberg doesn't bang the drum slowly; he makes it dissolve with riffs that roar and reveal a hands-on artistry of perfection. Certainly the forever Bruce buddy and Springsteen E Street star...
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... and of disillusionment for both blacks and whites in the late '60s
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In his new book, Nothing Like Sunshine , Ben Kamin has attempted -- and for the most part, succeeded -- in relating what it felt like to be a committed left-wing Jewish teenager at the time of the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination, and how the dream of racial harmony seemed to crumble in a matter of hours for so...
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You can tell where Rabbi David Aaron's coming from, as we '60s kids liked to say, just by looking at the titles of his books: Endless Light, Seeing God, The Secret Life of God, Inviting God In and Living a Joyous Life . Add in the fact that Aaron is the founder and dean of Isralight, which his publisher describes...
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Arts and Culture Events

Fri. Dec 19
Festival of Lights
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Fri. Dec 19
Germantown Jewish Centre
6:00 PM
Sat. Dec 20
Adath Israel
4:00 PM

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