Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774

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NBC ... charity case? No, not the network -- but its spectacular new series whose theme of giving back may provide great payback in ratings for the fourth-place somewhat plucked Peacock. "The Philanthropist" -- must-pledge TV? The new Wednesday night series makes the case for giving from the wallet as its billionaire belies stereotypes, trumping notions that wealth always wields...
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In her chatty introduction to With Strength and Splendor: Jewish Women as Agents of Change, published by the Women's League for Conservative Judaism, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) notes that this is a truly extraordinary time for women. Not only have doors opened and any number of barriers fallen, but women are truly in positions of power. She points out that...
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
Summer is the time when lunch takes center stage. It's when you're most inclined to invite weekend guests; you may rent a house near the beach or a lake, which becomes a magnet for family and friends. If you're like me, you spend weekend mornings outdoors. By noon, you want to dazzle everyone with lunch in an instant. For that...
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A decade ago, Carole S. Kessner published an eye-opening book called The "Other" New York Jewish Intellectuals . Her thesis was that while writers like Lionel Trilling, Irving Howe and Philip Rahv were known and respected in intellectual circles worldwide, there existed at the same time another group of New York-based Jewish writers, who were not so widely known but...
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And to all you "Kens," Happy Father's Day!
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Keri Fisher, Jewish Exponent Feature
For many dads, being at the grill is the only place they want to be on a warm summer weekend. For others, a comfy lawn chair is the preferred spot. Whichever kind of father you're celebrating this weekend will appreciate this easy meal from the grill. Most of the work is done ahead of time, in the kitchen, which means...
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