Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

The High Holidays hold a multitude of opportunities for parents and children to discover Jewish concepts together through books. But how do parents select from the thousands of Jewish choices for kids on the market today? The Book Selection Committee of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation's P.J. Library asked the very same thing, and came up with a few choice recommendations...
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Deborah Davis, JE Feature
What could possibly be sweeter than honey cake? Try a chocolate honey cake! This Rosh Hashanah, enjoy this delicious treat. This cake is tasty and moist, and even sweeter with powdered sugar, chocolate sauce, strawberries, raspberry coulis, whipped cream or ice-cream. Chocolate Honey Cake (Dairy) 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 11/4 cups flour 11/2 tsps. baking powder 1 cup honey 2...
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Make it a sweet and healthy New Year for all!
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
A desire for a sweet New Year -- expressed in the form of honey cake, apple crisp and other special goodies -- brings Jews with differing needs together on Rosh Hashanah, when the menu typically revolves around turkey, brisket or veal. While most appreciate the flakiness of fine pastry that butter delivers, a growing number observe kosher laws prohibiting the...
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Another look at the mythic servant who repeatedly saved the Jewish people
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The golem -- the massive, hulking servant figure who manages to repeatedly save the Jewish people from doom and destruction in any number of tales written in the 19th and early-20th centuries -- has popped up in book form once again in The Golem and the Wondrous Deeds of the Maharal of Prague , the work of Yudl Rosenberg as...
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Brian's song is one of sorrowful soul music, of hope ripped from hearts and lives lost at the hands of merciless monsters. It all plays out on a battlefield of barbaric dimensions rather than on a football field of fun and games, however, as Team Darfur is very much on the losing end of the twilight zone marked off by...
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Thu. Jan 29
National Museum of American Jewish History
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Thu. Jan 29
Jewish Learning Venture
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