Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775

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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
To be alive is to be beset by death. You can ignore that fact, obsess on it or let it motivate you. Philadelphia's Andrew Lipke gets this, and he uses it as fuel for his songs. His third album, "Motherpearl & Dynamite," begins and ends with glimpses of mortality; in between, he marches slowly but steadily toward the light. Lipke's...
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I am a sporadic sports fan -- at best -- these days, and have only ever had a real passion for college football and basketball, and never much tolerance for professional sports (the pay scale seems to me problematic, the kvetching by players is more than I can take, and then there's that whole doping thing). So when a book...
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Publishers can be shameless when it comes to trying to capitalize on a trend or a fad; and they can be particularly shameless promoters when it comes to taking advantage of the Jewish world's deep and abiding interest in the Holocaust. In the case of two recent books -- The Diary of Petr Ginz 1941-1942 , just reissued in paper...
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
What's round and oblong, and big and small, and white and purple and green, and striped and lavender and black? What else but an eggplant or more precisely a dozen eggplants? You can find these colorful varieties at farmer's markets and ethnic green grocers. Their beauty is only skin-deep, you will discover, as their flesh tastes pretty much the same...
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Who doesn't like pizza, especially when you're talking about a meal for the younger crowd? Susie Fishbein's Kosher by Design: Kids in the Kitchen offers this funky spin on the traditional. Even the youngest chefs can help out on this one. Pizza Bubble Ring (Dairy) nonstick cooking spray 8 Tbsps. (1 stick) butter 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp. oregano 1/2...
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