Thursday, April 2, 2015 Nisan 13, 5775

Savor the flavor of a bold holiday treat
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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
There is no better fruit to use to celebrate the High Holidays than the fig. This rather exotic, tender, purplish-green fruit -- a fixture in ancient manuscripts -- is in season, and ready to be plucked from your store produce sections and celebrated with a festival of dishes. The best way to tell if the fig you're buying is ripe...
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The 'Big Red' taste is far more versatile than you might imagine
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
If a cinnamon gene exists, then my granddaughter inherited it from me. She and I sprinkle it on everything from oatmeal to vanilla ice-cream. It adds new dimension to French toast and grapefruit. And believe it or not, we love cinnamon in turkey meatballs and lamb stew. While in European cuisine, cinnamon is used as a flavoring in baking, cooks...
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"You'll be the death of me," the elderly man whispered. And hoped. Death wish? Jack Kevorkian heard it as a plea for a posthumous epigram. "You Don't Know Jack," HBO's multiple-Emmy Award nominee -- with the honors being handed out Aug. 29 -- was written by Philadelphia's Adam Mazer, whose interviews with the doc assigned the moniker of "Dr. Death"...
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Mussar can show the way
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Mussar -- a tradition of religious instruction, developed in 19th-century Lithuania, that assists Jews in working toward a more ethical life -- has had a minor resurgence in recent years, both locally and nationally. Right here in the area, Rabbi Ira F. Stone of Center City's Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel has been at the forefront of reintroducing the tradition to...
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Daniel Pritzker makes some noise about the silent film he's bringing in
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Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? "I do," regales Daniel Pritzker. "I miss it right now." He's not missing out on much of anything else: The scion of the family whose Hyatt dynasty put to bed any financial concerns he may have for life -- Daniel was ranked No. 236 on the Forbes 400 "The 400...
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