Monday, September 1, 2014 Elul 6, 5774

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Eva Hesse, who died tragically young nearly 40 years ago, was one of the most fascinating and accomplished artists among those gathered under the rubric of postminimalism (though, in reality, no specific art terms can capture the nature of her work, which has been immensely influential since her death in 1970). Her personal story alone has a fascination matched only...
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Don't overlook the Cornish hen!
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Although chicken is definitely a favorite in my house, there are times I like to vary a Shabbat dinner with a succulent, diminutive hybrid of chicken -- the Cornish hen. I find that they are sweeter than chicken, because they are almost all white meat, and they are faster and easier to cook. If you have access to fresh hens,...
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Martin Davidson, JE Feature
When invited by Philip Herzog to travel up to Marlborough country to witness the harvest, I could scarcely have known what to expect. I knew there were eight generations of winemaking invested in the Herzog family, and prior to the opening of their new state-of-the-art facility in Oxnard, Calif., some three years ago, Kedem had been the flagship of the...
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Whether she looks north or south from the windows of her house in the Galilee, echoes of history come alive, explained poet Rachel Tzvia Back, who also noted that she is reminded daily of all that has transpired in the hills she now calls home. The cycle of violence in the region is brought vividly to life in the poems...
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Big laughs are not the sort of response we immediately associate with most modern poetry. Humor and satire are integral components of some of the great modernist works of fiction -- think James Joyce's Ulysses , Italo Svevo's The Confessions of Zeno , much of Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita and Pale Fire , especially -- even when the overall effect is...
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