Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775

Performer mines the criminal mind off-Broadway
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Meyer Lansky could eat Kuni Leml for lunch and have enough room left over for a pastrami on rye with a dab of mustard. Lucky for Mike Burstyn that his body of work embodies both the sinister and the simpleton, as the winner of two Israeli Oscar equivalents for "Kuni Leml" is kindling the fired-up mobster Lansky on stage these...
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'Biggest Loser' gains ground -- and fans
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Sixteen tons and what do ya get? Seven seasons of "The Biggest Loser"; reality TV at its best. Okay, maybe not 16 tons. But "almost eight tons, that's for sure," relates David Broome. And this Tennessee Ernie Ford of the foodies should know; as executive producer of a program that fosters a feeling of waist not in a nation where...
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Then time to head to the kitchen!
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
"The economy is hitting Americans right in the stomach" reads a headline in a recent Wall Street Journal . We're all cutting back sharply on what goes into the shopping basket. Store brands are being chosen over brand names, coupons are being clipped, and folks are on the lookout for deals of all kinds. The bottom line is this: Eat...
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Filmmaker enhances body of work with 'Two Lovers'
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Ménage à treif? Torn between "Two Lovers" -- one Jewish, the other not -- the kashrut-keeping Leonard Kraditor asks, as he limps along in life, "Can't we all get along?" But the emotionally beaten down dry-cleaner drone isn't the Rodney King of the kosher set in this new James Gray gray zone of a film opening on Friday. King? Leonard...
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After hyping Hollywood to the high heavens and pressing press releases into proffered hands for decades -- as well as pampering the young, the restless and the frequently unreasonable -- who better to claim Bragman's Rites than Howard Bragman? But Bragman isn't bragging, even though he rightfully could; after all, it's his party and he'll kvell if he wants to...
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