Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774

Mentioned in the Bible, it's a fruit filled with mystery and lots of surprises
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Rivka Tal, JE Feature
Pomegranates are a beautiful, majestic fruit with a crown on top, resembling nothing else on produce stands. In areas with a high concentration of Jews, you're likely to come across more of them in the next couple of weeks. There's that Jewish geography connection. The pomegranate ( rimon in Hebrew) is one of the seven choice fruits of the Land...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
The West has been at war with Iran for the last 30 years, but only recently has it begun to gain the upper hand against the extremist nation. That's the theory posed in a new book by Ronen Bergman called The Secret War with Iran: The 30-Year Clandestine Struggle Against the World's Most Dangerous Terrorist Power . Bergman spoke recently...
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Each Rosh Hashanah, as I set my table, I remember my mother setting hers with the new fruits of the season: a variety of apples, perhaps some pears and a bowl of dates and dried figs. This was in Brooklyn, where the pomegranates, fresh figs, avocados and persimmons that grace my holiday table didn't exist, except at fancy grocers that...
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Rich, creamy and fudgy, these truffles are best served cold. Get the kids to help roll them out. Just remember to save some for company! Chocolate Fudge Truffles (Dairy) 4 Tbsps. cocoa powder 1 cup whole milk 1 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 Tbsp. butter assorted sprinkles nonpareils cocoa powder confectioner's sugar Measure the cocoa powder into a medium pot...
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Iliza Shlesinger wins over audiences -- and an NBC title -- on her way to Glenside
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The Lone Star State ain't in such a lonely state anymore: It has a new amiga to keep it amused these days in Dallas maverick Iliza Shlesinger, whose shoot-from-the-hip delivery landed the Texan-on-a-tear terror the "Last Comic Standing" championship on NBC. Giddy-up: The industry's latest punch line podner is eastward ho these days, in heady terrain as headliner of the...
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