Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Shevat 8, 5775

Jewish food is not traditionally known for its healthy qualities. In fact, it is often perceived as heavy and fat-laden -- a "heart attack on a plate." This reputation is based largely on our limited knowledge of the food of northern and eastern Europe. But if you delve farther afield, you'll find an exciting, eclectic and above all, healthy, range...
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Manischewitz kosher foods and Susie Fishbein, the author of the new Kosher by Design, Short on Time: Fabulous Food Faster , have teamed up to bring out some delicious new dessert recipes and products just in time for the holidays. Note that serving kugel in individual portions makes for an elegant presentation and helps with portion control -- always needed...
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In recent years, Israeli restaurants have come into their own, but replicating those tasty and exotic dishes has not been easy for the home chef. Now, with the publication of What's Cooking? at Hadassah College in Jerusalem, that task has been made much easier. The educational institution -- located in the heart of Jerusalem and sponsored by Hadassah: The Women's...
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As opposed to, watch your weight, for the High Holidays
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
While Rosh Hashanah is one of Judaism's most joyous holidays, it's also the start of a series of celebrations and sumptuous meals, and a challenge for people trying to maintain their weight. This is especially true for observant Jews who, by the end of Sukkot's eight days, might consume about 20 holiday meals, if you include Shabbat dinners and lunches,...
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By:
Ryan Teitman
Several kids in the aisles began to dance -- in the way only children can -- with a wonderful, reckless sense of abandon. The lead singer of the band -- backed onstage by a keyboard, guitar, bass and drums -- encouraged other audience members to leave their seats as he let loose on some hypnotic vocals. Soon, the children were...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jan 28
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
4:45 PM
Wed. Jan 28
National Museum of American Jewish History
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Wed. Jan 28
Renaissance Group
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

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