Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775

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I had long considered it a rule of thumb that great artists in whatever field of endeavor are generally excellent writers -- splendid diarists, say, or incisive letter-writers at the very least. There are so many creative types who fit the bill -- Vincent Van Gogh, for example, or Hector Berlioz. But I've recently met the example that undermines my...
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It's healthy, it's adaptable, and it's just about everywhere
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Ethel Hofman
Tofu! Lately, it's the ingredient that's commanding more shelf space in the marketplace. And shoppers are grabbing the soy-based product in every form. From milk to fake "ground round," hickory-smoked "turkey" and frozen desserts, this is a skyrocketing expansion on the look-alike "bacon bits" that have been around for decades. Why the growing popularity? Nutritionally, tofu is a solid source...
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A Holocaust memoir penned by someone who would go on to a career in the arts
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It's rare that the mails bring news of a small, independent press of note, and rarer still that the books it publishes are of interest to the Exponent . Rarest of all is that these works are of superior quality, ones that any press would be proud of having on its list. Such was the case with a small but...
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Well, not so much toil!
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
It's as predictable as falling leaves -- with the first crisp days of autumn, my mind turns to heartier and more sustaining menus. A month of holiday meals to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, breaking the fast of Yom Kippur and dining under the stars for Sukkot is now over, and reawakened appetites and busy back-to-school schedules replace these Jewish holiday routines...
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Martin D. Davidson, JE Feature
As the year draws to a close, there have been some remarkable changes for the kosher wine industry that portend well for the future. After years of demonstrating that kosher products can compete with their non-kosher counterparts, a new dawn of recognition has descended upon the beverage scene, recognizing the quality, equality and sophistication attained with kosher wines. Royal Wine...
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Arts and Culture Events

Tue. Dec 23
The Global Phenomenon 8th Day Live in Concert
Lubavitch of Bucks County
7:30 PM
Wed. Dec 24
6:00 PM
Thu. Dec 25
Temple Sholom in Broomall
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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