Monday, August 31, 2015 Elul 16, 5775

Empowering others for the firm's benefit
By:
Karen Friedman, JE Feature
When my 19-year-old son, who attends college in another state, called to ask if he could take his car to school, I immediately said no. He asked why. After I danced around the explanation with no legitimate reason, he reminded me that when I was 19, I had a car at school. Well, times were different then, I told myself...
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Try this winning seasonal combination: sweet pears and rich gorgonzola, a definite favorite! Pear-and-Gorgonzola Focaccia (Dairy) 1 lb. loaf frozen white-bread dough, thawed 3 Tbsps. butter, melted 1 large (11/2 cups) ripe pear, cored, sliced* 1 Tbsp. sugar 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary 4 oz. gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled Grease a 12-inch pizza...
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Smith, that is. And make way for the perfect pear!
By:
Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
I've been Granny Smithed and Red Delicioused to death these past few weeks. Everyone is apple pie this and apple cider that. I say, let the pear have its day; after all, it's in season, too. So why not make it front and center in your menu? Pears, like apples, are incredibly versatile. In addition to being delicious served raw,...
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... by the one-and-only tag team, Rodgers and Hammerstein
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My father was not an effusive man. A product of his time, he kept a tight reign on what now would be called his feminine side. Just once, though, I remember watching his composure slip. The year was 1960, and news came over the radio that the lyricist and librettist Oscar Hammerstein, who'd written such Broadway masterpieces as Oklahoma! and...
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Israelis trumpet their own jazz-jive in a major Philly festival
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And all that -- Israeli jazz? Forget that bowler hat, Bob Fosse -- make it a kipah! The land of milk and honey and, as it turns out, trumpets and horns is about to blow any blowhards out of the sand dunes who think that the trill of it all has nothing to do with the Holy Land: Indeed, any...
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