Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tishri 6, 5775

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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
"What is the blessing for taking our lives," pianist Rachael Sage sings, "so that we won't become our enemies' wives?" Martyrdom isn't a novel topic for a pop song. Tori Amos, to whom Sage is often compared, broached the issue on her 1992 single "Crucify." Amos bravely expresses her guilt and repression in the language of her father, a Methodist...
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Although it may have been years since they last got a chance to slide into their old military gear, Jewish veterans of World War II donned various pieces of their uniforms to participate in a recent event marking the 62nd anniversary of D-Day on June 6. The ceremony, called "The Finest Hour: World War II and the Jews Who Fought...
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The Photography of Lee Friedlander
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Those with any knowledge of American photography who run across the distinctive work of Lee Friedlander for the first time probably find themselves baffled. They would easily be able to identify the influences - and they are numerous - that have fed into this great photographer's work, but like many other viewers, they'd probably be hard-pressed to explain why the...
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It;s oh-so-organic for the man of the house
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Like the rest of us, fathers are into healthy, nutritious foods - and that includes an increasing preference for organically produced items. What is organic? Is it safer or more nutritious than conventionally produced food? Here are some facts put in place by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These national standards are for all foods labeled "organic," whether grown in...
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To treat Dad royally this June 16, put a lawn chair in a shady spot and the newspaper on a table nearby. Serve him a tall glass of his favorite cold drink. While he enjoys a peaceful morning in the great outdoors, start preparing a brunch fit for a king. When the food is ready, the kids can unroll a...
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