Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774

Now's the season, so buy 'em and bake 'em!
By:
Andrew Schloss
There is something very stately about a baked apple. Alone on the plate, plump with brown sugar, raisins and spice, a glaze of cool cream gilding its perfection, it stands regally, uncompromising, daring to be nothing more than itself. The time couldn't be better for replaying this old standard, for the best baking apple nature has to offer is waiting...
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Jersey girl off and running in off-Broadway hit
Smokin' hot while lightin' up along Tobacco Road: Well-bred Meredith Brandt is trailin' sparks as the trailer-trash child chillin' in the overheated confines of a combustible family aflame with the fury and fire of poverty. She accomplishes this in a new off-Broadway show that is so off the trail of her everyday life that she may need a compass more...
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By:
M.J. Fine, JE Feature
Last year, in this space, I mentioned one of Rebecca Pronsky's upcoming shows. It wasn't much of an endorsement. Just a couple of sentences, an afterthought, really, to note a young artist who might be worth watching. Here's what I wrote in June 2006: "The arrangements on her 2004 EP, 'The Early Hours,' are too tentative, but she's had a...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
The event was bad enough. Besides me, there were three guys and a 40-year-old woman, who, to put it politely, was "not all there." While the hot dogs and veggie burgers were cooking on the grill, this guy showed up. I'll call him "Milt." His head of receding gray hair gave away his age from half a field away. He...
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Back in the 1980s and '90s, when Rabbi Lance Sussman was researching the life of 19th-century Jewish leader Isaac Leeser, he would shuttle back and forth between institutes in Cincinnati and Philadelphia, the repositories where the bulk of Leeser's papers were stored. The rabbi kept his notes on thousands of index cards and stored his work on numerous floppy disks...
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