Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Tammuz 13, 5775

Local bakery owner offers a new flavor
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Carin M. Smilk, JE Feature
Roz Bratt believes in baked goods; she believes in pastry, pies and fresh breads of all kinds. Being in business off South Street for the past 11 years now, she has infused the area with her beliefs -- and, of course, her products. But last December, she decided to make a big change in business, and took her shop --...
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A young victim of the Nazis is returned to the world by an intrepid historian
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Götz Aly is one of the most enterprising of Holocaust historians, having produced one of the discipline's most important recent books, Hitler's Beneficiaries: Plunder, Racial War and the Nazi Welfare State , which was published in the United States last year by Metropolitan Books. Aly's thesis is hinted at in the subtitle, but is far more wide-ranging than the phrase...
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Rita Rosen Poley, JE Feature
To understand the uniqueness of the jewelry of Alexander Stirling Calder, you have only to look at the boxes he made to hold each necklace or pin. A Calder box is nothing like a bowed, beautifully elegant, Tiffany gift box. If you had purchased a necklace from Alexander Calder during his heyday as a sculptor, it would have come to...
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It was the best of times, it was the ... Wait, wait, wait: It is the best of times for Aaron Lazar, whose tale of two cities spans the Jersey Turnpike from Cherry Hill, N.J., to New York, N.Y., with a cherished cherry on top -- Broadway -- where the acclaimed actor is starring as Charles Darnay in a swashbuckling...
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A painter comfortable with the uncomfortable
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When the artist R.B. Kitaj died at age 74 in October of last year, The New York Times ran a respectful, studied sort of obituary, under the headline "Painter of Moody Human Dramas." Kitaj (pronounced kit-EYE), who was Jewish and American-born but who spent the bulk of his career living and working in England, was always a controversial figure, beloved...
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