Monday, December 29, 2014 Tevet 7, 5775

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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The broad-breasted turkey, roasted to golden perfection, is the symbol of our American Thanksgiving. It's a time for family and friends -- many traveling long distances -- to sit down together for the traditional holiday dinner. Besides the turkey, the table is laden with relishes, corn, sweet potatoes, vegetable dishes and the venerable pumpkin pie. But in 1621 -- when...
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The Jewish Vegetarians of North America believe author Edith Rothschild's Nutrilicious is not just a cookbook, but a multi-faceted experience. Rothschild feels that her work is not just a vegetarian cookbook, but a passionate call to healthier living. The book is filled with more than 170 easy-to-do recipes for everyday, as well as upgraded ones for Shabbat, holidays and entertaining...
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Shuler Hensley is a great mash of a Monster in a spry 'Young Frankenstein'
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Is it really a schmear of cream cheese that Shuler Hensley is "Puttin' on the Ritz"? Well, in a way. He is Broadway's extraordinary new eco-E.T. -- as the Monster in Broadway's "Young Frankenstein," he is green and Gorey, and great. And that begs the question, "What would happen if the Frankenstein Monster mated with the Green Witch of 'Wicked'?"...
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
Jerusalem No one is happier about the renovations under way at Israel's largest and most famous museum than the security guards at the nearby Bible Lands Museum. They say that every day, dozens of first-time visitors looking for the Israel Museum pass through the Bible Museum security gates before realizing their mistake. Up to now, the fabulous, 20-acre, half-million-artifact collection...
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When it comes to contemporary scholarship dealing with the 24 books that comprise the Hebrew Bible, academics and theologians can find all sorts of ways to disagree with one another. Here are just of few of the subjects they argue about: How reliable are all or parts of the text as a historical document, and what does the entire work...
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