Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774

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It's no secret why "Secrets of a Soccer Mom" co-producer Deborah Sonnenberg is so successful. She adheres to the rules of the investment game: Use your head. But as a star of "Soccer Mom," she takes her play from the theatrical playbook: Use your heart. S-c-o-r-e! You go, goal: Sonnenberg foots the bill in this football comedy in dual roles...
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... and how it changed from an economic investment to an emotional one
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Even in his later years, William Post could vividly recall his arrival in America. After his boat docked in New York harbor, he was taken on a small launch to Ellis Island. There, he was literally herded into a cavernous building where he sat for hours until, at last, his name was called. While speaking with an official and answering...
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Remember when everyone cooked from scratch?
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Searching for a little nostalgia? Tired of shunning the low-fat, low-carb, low-cal -- low everything that actually tastes good? Well, search no more! FRP Publishing in Nashville, Tenn., has succumbed to overwhelming demand for a cookbook series published back in the 1960s called Favorite Recipes From Home-Economics Teachers . The original series -- now dog-eared and pudding-stained -- have been...
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Actress Shoshanna Stern is deaf and defiantly powerful in 'Jericho'
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Amid the din of bombs bursting in air in jigsawed "Jericho," Shoshanna Stern's voice can be heard far beyond the black rain that drizzles the geography of TV's only nuked neighborhood. The fourth-generation member of a deaf family and a member of the Tuesday-night CBS "Jericho" generation that has played Nielsen survivor and been granted immunity because its tribe of...
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
For the last 20 years, the growth of Jewish a cappella groups on college campuses across North America has been overwhelming, very similar to the virtual explosion of klezmer bands one or two decades earlier. In the '60s, large collegiate- and community-based Jewish choirs were the dominant form of Jewish vocal musical expression. Beginning in the late 1980s and early...
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