Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Iyyar 17, 5775

That seems to be the trend
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Kosherfest is the highlight of the year for everyone in the kosher-food industry. Calendars are marked a year ahead for the mega-marketplace, where buyers can find the newest products introduced, packaged imaginatively with the premise "taste before you order." And so it was on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 that a record number of more than 10,000 food-buyers converged on...
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A publishing house quite unlike any other
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The New York Review of Books , as any lover of literature knows, has been a feature on the publishing scene for more than 40 years now, the brainchild of several New York intellectuals, not a few of whom were Jewish. They included Jason Epstein and his wife, the late Barbara Epstein, both movers and shakers in the publishing world;...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
Now that shopping season has officially set in and T.V. stations have aired the requisite video of the madcap "Day After Thanksgiving" stampede of shoppers tripping over each other at 5 a.m. to buy overpriced junk they don't need, life can return to normal. It turns out that the second-biggest shopping day is the Monday after Thanksgiving, which the National...
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Like your grandmother would make!
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
My job was to pinch and seal the seams of the freshly rolled strudel so that none of the juicy apple filling could escape during baking. That was a very important task for a 5-year-old, who every Thursday watched Grandma Chevet (short for Yochevet) make miracles with dough that was rolled so transparently thin that a "even a dull light...
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Right in time for Thanksgiving comes a cornucopia of delights
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Jews and food. Is there any more classic blend of elements? Even people who know nothing about Judaism or Jewish culture know that Jews and eating are intertwined. In fact, one of the things that seems to unite philo-Semites and their anti-Semitic opposites is their envy of the warmth and unity conveyed by the idea of the Jewish table spread...
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