Friday, February 27, 2015 AdarI 8, 5775

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SPEAKING VOLUMES "This is an essay about a strain of nasty, knowing abuse spreading like pinkeye through the national conversation -- a tone of snarking insult provoked and encouraged by the new hybrid world of print, television, radio and the Internet. It's an essay about style and also, I suppose, grace. Anyone who speaks of grace -- so spiritual a...
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The New Yorker cartoon has possibly spawned more discussion than even the magazine itself, among both passionate devotees and critics of the form. For the first 50 of the publication's 85 years to date, its cartoons held mostly to a one-panel shape with a single caption or punch line running beneath the visual. The dominant tone over those five decades...
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EILEEN GOLTZ, Jewish Exponent Feature
In the midst of my "let's clean out all the refrigerators" pre-Pesach craziness, I discovered the remaining 11 cans of 12 of the beer that my neighbor contributed to our Super Bowl party. Being a "let's try anything as an ingredient kind of cook" I already know that beer could be used in just about every method of cooking known...
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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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