Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774

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What happens when the disruptive sounds a mentally disabled artist hears in his own head find their way out onto the street? When the brain serves as a cacophonic symphony space for neurons and abnormalcy clashing against each other? In the case of Daniel Johnston, what happens is an arcane career and notoriety among the rock 'n' roiled crowd who...
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When you're a JAP, you're a JAP all the way … "West Side Story"? Upper East Side Story! But wait - before the p.c. police are called out, Isabel Rose rises to its defense. "It's okay," says the singer/actress/writer of the tasteless tag given Jewish women who consider "charge!" cards a call to the mall. "This is about dashing stereotypes,"...
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Now that the matzah police have turned in their unleavened badges of bread for another year, and bitter Herb has gone back to being just an annoying neighbor again, Jews can take a seat at the table and ask the burning bush of a question: What's to eat? Bubbie, have we got the series for you! Must-nosh TV? That's the...
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My classical-music education began in earnest during my freshman year in college, way out in the middle of Iowa corn country, a terrain we inbred Easterners might think of as devoid of culture. But those of us who attended the University of Iowa beginning in the mid-1960s were given a great gift - if we were willing to take advantage...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
t's a new season: The days are longer, the sun a little stronger. Fresh and local produce, not forced or imported, is now flooding the marketplace. With artichokes, asparagus, baby lettuces, spring onions and a bevy of berries making their springtime debuts, there's no better time to plan an easy Shabbat luncheon. Serve on the patio or in the front...
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