Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

Life after death -- the death of a spouse, that is
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Confessional writing has been a fixture of the literary scene for so long now that we may forget how fraught with dangers the form can be, at least in its modern incarnation. A writer, even when striving to be unstintingly honest, can tip easily into bathos, or be so committed to "telling all" that he or she can begin revealing...
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Marsha Bryan Edelman, JE Feature
Like most couples who celebrate the milestone of a golden wedding anniversary, Bob and Molly Freedman have spent their lives accumulating children, grandchildren, dear friends and fond memories. Unlike most others, they also spent the years collecting Jewish music, a collection which, since 1997, has been known as the Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Sound Archive at the University of...
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Flying the coop? Their souls soared creating it. "It" was the Alberton Cooperative Apartments -- better known as "The Coops" -- a Bronx-built bastion of forward-thinking complexes that never looked back on its way to a social -- and Socialist -- utopia. Moscow on the brink at the Bronx? Filmmaker Michal Goldman feels at home focusing on the Depression-era haven...
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'Hair' today ... and a columnist's nonpharmacological trip down memory lane
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You ask me why I'm just a hairy guy. Go ahead. Ask me. Oh, that picture -- an old photo from my college days in the 1960s, when I had long beautiful hair: shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen. Now it's more "Grey Gardens" than straight, curly, fuzzy, snaggy, shaggy, ratty, matty, oily, greasy, fleecy, knotted, polka-dotted, twisted, beaded, braided powdered,...
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There's a bit more than just spring in the air these days. Opening a new branch this week in Glen Mills, Delaware County, is the Fresh Market, a gourmet food store that carries a number of kosher products, including challah and the company's own brand of kosher coffees. They also shared these recipes, which are ripe for the season. Replace...
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