Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775

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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
If you can have cake for breakfast -- coffee cake, cheesecake, pancakes -- and breakfast for dinner, what's to keep you from sipping a little soup for dessert? There is nothing in the definition of soup that says it has to be loaded with chicken and noodles; why not honeydew and lemon, or mango and raspberry, or chocolate with toasted...
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There were delighted exclamations of recognition and nostalgia, as visitors to a recent preview event began exploring the National Museum of America Jewish History's delicious "Forshpeis!" exhibit. And let's not forget that "Forshpeis" translates from Yiddish to "appetizer," which is precisely what the museum is offering. Of the 10,000 artifacts that comprise the Peter H. Schweitzer collection, the museum is...
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Did Clark Kentetsky just shorten his name to get a good job? And just how many shuls were there on Krypton?
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Truth, justice and the ... Yiddish way? Sure, "Superman Returns" after five years. But who knew Supersized would mean he'd be coming back circumsized? And does a Man of Steel still need some grape juice to handle the pain? That must be some pair of scissors. "Well, I'm not saying Superman is Jewish, but certainly his creators, Jerry Siegel and...
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It is part of America's most troubling trade deficit: illegal El Salvadoran nationals deported back to their homeland equipped as bullies with bullets, trigger-happy killers having learned their trade on the tricky streets of Los Angeles. Made in America, murderers in El Salvador. Named after the 'hood they hung out in in L.A., where 18th Street paved the path for...
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Jewish Writing and the Deep Places of the Imagination , the final work by critic and professor Mark Krupnick, comes with a lot of baggage, though not in a completely negative sense, if such a thing can be said of so loaded a phrase. There's a back story to this book, recently published by the University of Wisconsin Press, that...
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