Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775

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Carin M. Smilk, JE Feature
Nothing is ever black and white, especially when it comes to people. Take, for example, the situation with Israel's Bedouin population, particularly in the south of the country, in the Negev Desert. There, some 180,000 Bedouin reside -- all citizens of Israel, but some black, and some white. The so-called white Bedouin are often dark-skinned, in typical Middle Eastern fashion,...
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When I was growing up back in the late 1950s and '60s, modernism -- and not the ubiquitous post-modernism that was spawned by the excesses and political shenanigans of the 1960s -- was the foundation of the temple where we literary types worshipped. And at the center of that temple stood Gertrude Stein, doyenne of a Paris salon that included...
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School's out, and the kids are busy celebrating their freedom. But every parent knows that sooner or later, they'll hear the phrase -- "I'm bored! What can I do?" Don't despair. Take the little ones into the kitchen, and try out these delicious recipes from Susie Fishbein's book Kosher by Design: Kids in the Kitchen . Creamsicle Shakes [Dairy] For...
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'America's Got Talent' host gets the joke
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The lord of the ringmaster is more "Happy Feet" than fine-steppin' Frodo: Jerry Springer, whose Slinky-like spring-in-his step landed him among the favorites in "Dancing With the Stars" two seasons ago -- and whose fancy footwork was finessed from years of side-stepping thrown chairs and trailer trash on his pugilistic self-named talk show -- truly believes that "America's Got Talent."...
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And on your table and your plate
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Andew Schloss, JE Feature
I favor eggs for dinner. Not for the nutrition (although it's ample), and not for ease, but just because they're there. Eggs are instantaneous, ready to scramble into an omelet, whip into a soufflé or elevate a frozen box of spinach to entree status in minutes. Eggs are inspirational, transforming a sautéed vegetable, a little salad dressing and a piece...
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