Saturday, May 28, 2016 Iyyar 20, 5776

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Benjamin J. Jackson, JE Feature
"When I was your age ... " How many excruciatingly boring stories start this way? Tales of hardship and woe told by grandparents, distant relatives and other older folks who relish in reminiscing about their youth. But nowadays, on street corners, in coffee shops and in local watering holes across the country, a keen ear might hear this phrase escaping...
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Actor steps into this summer's major blockbuster
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Who can fault Josh Feinman if he faces summer with a song spinning on the edge of his lips because it "Makes Me Feel Like Dancing"? With screen credits set to rock 'n' roll this summer, who can blame him for catching "Saturday Night Freilach"? Not that he hasn't had that song on his lips and in his heart before...
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School's out, and the kids are busy celebrating their freedom. But every parent knows that sooner or later, they'll hear the phrase -- "I'm bored! What can I do?" Don't despair. Take the little ones into the kitchen, and try out these delicious recipes from Susie Fishbein's book Kosher by Design: Kids in the Kitchen . Creamsicle Shakes [Dairy] For...
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When I was growing up back in the late 1950s and '60s, modernism -- and not the ubiquitous post-modernism that was spawned by the excesses and political shenanigans of the 1960s -- was the foundation of the temple where we literary types worshipped. And at the center of that temple stood Gertrude Stein, doyenne of a Paris salon that included...
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Carin M. Smilk, JE Feature
Nothing is ever black and white, especially when it comes to people. Take, for example, the situation with Israel's Bedouin population, particularly in the south of the country, in the Negev Desert. There, some 180,000 Bedouin reside -- all citizens of Israel, but some black, and some white. The so-called white Bedouin are often dark-skinned, in typical Middle Eastern fashion,...
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