Saturday, July 30, 2016 Tammuz 24, 5776

A whisper of the afterlife, from a man who knows grieving
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SPEAKING VOLUMES I approached Dan Gordon's slim little book, Postcards From Heaven , recently published by the Free Press, with a certain amount of trepidation. First, there was the subtitle: Messages of Love From the Other Side , and the fact that Gordon was head writer of the TV series "Highway to Heaven." That's the one where actor Michael Landon...
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The value of old gold is soaring; but what price golden oldies? Priceless, says Marc Fienberg. He should know: The film's producer/writer/director, Fienberg puts a fine point on the focus of love beyond the lust years in "Play the Game," opening on Aug. 28 at the Ritz at the Bourse. Uh, correct that: Lust is not lost among the elderly...
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Falafel continues to gain popularity, as many people use them in sandwiches or seek them out in restaurants. It's a great non-meat option, and a good non-dairy choice. Veggie Patch, a Tribe Mediterranean Foods company, recently introduced its falafel-ball line throughout the United States. The fully cooked chickpea-and-spices item is flash-fried and then oven-baked. The package can be stored in...
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Give your parties a Mediterranean flair while you upgrade taste and health appeal. A new take on traditional favorites and a few new ingredients in your pantry will let you offer your guests an array of tempting dishes sure to delight. Put a modern twist on classics or create something entirely original by combining robust essentials, including fresh produce, zesty...
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I didn't know what to think when An American Experience: Adeline Moses Loeb (1876-1953) and Her Early American Jewish Ancestors showed up on my desk. The book is without question a beautiful object in itself, bearing the proportions of an expensive art book and with the obvious production values to match. It's been distributed by Syracuse University Press, which I...
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