Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775

Learn to speak fish, the versatile dish
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Louise Fiszer, Jewish Exponent Feature
BEYOND CHICKEN SOUP Gefilte fish, pickled fish, smoked fish, sweet-and-sour fish ... all Jewish cooks are familiar with fish in one incarnation or another. And what better time to think fish than when the weather starts to get warmer -- finally! -- and when Passover time rolls around. Although prepared differently in the myriad of Jewish ethnic kitchens, a fish...
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A collection of essays to tickle the fancy of the literary-minded
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Let's face it: The literary essay hasn't much currency left these days in the artistic marketplace. The critical review -- a journalistic staple for many decades -- has managed to keep its footing somewhat, even though its existence was threatened recently when certain papers decided to downsize. The review has survived a bit longer than the essay, its "loftier" relative,...
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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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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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Framed! Was the whole art world taken for a ride in the venture that has catapulted the Barnes Foundation from the Main Line to the main corridor of museum row on the Parkway? Has it all been an artless ... art-jacking? Lenny Feinberg has crafted a masterpiece of a documentary -- if only because the masterpieces at the center of...
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