Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775

Make that a big something -- tapas rock!
By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
Appetizers are my family's favorite part of dinner. From there, we could go straight to dessert. So it's not surprising that my husband and I fell in love with tapas years ago when visiting our daughter, who was spending the spring of her junior year in college in Madrid. Hailing from Andalusia, in southernmost Spain, tapas are appetizers once given...
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"The Little Traitor" is a little treasure. A coming-of-age allegory about a young boy and a young nation, "Traitor" is seditiously seductive. It straps the story of a Jewish youngster accused of collaborating with a British officer during that nation's mandate control of Palestine around a lovely, funny rites of passage play for both the boy and the State of...
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The tale of two immigrant populations, and their intersection
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I can think of no more fitting book to turn to on Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, than Haim Sabato's From the Four Winds . The plot -- if it can be called that -- of this obviously autobiographical novel is simplicity itself. This is the author's fourth work of fiction -- following Aleppo Tales, Adjusting Sights and The Dawning...
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It's all about the green and the red
By:
Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
SLICE OF LIFE For me, the official marker of spring is when the price of asparagus falls below $1 a pound, and strawberries are the size of golf balls, yet cost less than a round of golf. With the chill of winter now a distant memory, it might be a good time to look at our friends the strawberry and...
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By:
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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