Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775

Do not read this article unless you want a little taste of paradise!
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Andrew Schloss
Although chocolate is an effortless way to bake in richness, working with it has its quirks. First, there is the melting of it. Chocolate burns easily, which is why most cookbooks warn against ever melting chocolate without the protection of a double boiler. But the following recipes avoid the trouble of a double boiler by melting the chocolate in a...
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Poetic justice rises to surface in 'Collected Poems'
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C.K. Williams is one of the most honored of American poets, having won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1987 for Flesh and Blood , the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for Repair and the National Book Award in 2003 for The Singing . He's been extremely prolific: nine books of poetry in all; a volume of essays, Poetry and...
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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 Here are just of few of the subjects they argue about: How reliable are all or parts of the text as a historical document, and what does the entire work...
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Next year in Jerusalem? Don't count on it, Jimmy! "Jimmy Carter: Man From Pains" -- oops, how did the "l" get deleted from that word? -- has had a "shove and be shoved" relationship with Israel and its supporters since his presidency played out in 1976. Kissed on the cheek by Prime Minister Menachem Begin at the Camp David accords,...
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Filmfest fields a winner to kick off its season
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Soccer as succor for the weary when the World Cup is half-empty rather than half-filled? Such is the glass life -- easily shattered, jaggedly edged -- that Mauro morbidly must live through when the youngster's peripatetic parents, burdened with the baggage that comes from being Jewish lefties in Catholic-righteous Brazil, get the boot from their Belo Horizonte burg that not...
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