Monday, January 26, 2015 Shevat 6, 5775

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It's a Mother's Day present with a past. Such was the gift lovingly provided by Lee Caplin, whose call to his mother two years ago that they had gotten rights to adapt a book to film provided a social security for Ruth Sacks Caplin that no government check could compete against. How dramatic a real-life script when you're an 85-year-old...
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In the early 1980s, I worked for several years with the late and sorely missed Murray Friedman as his assistant to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. My job was to answer his mail, read and summarize the material the commission sent him on a daily basis (most of it writings dealing with civil-rights matters culled from newspapers and magazines across...
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Guys, get that grill going, but first learn your flame-broiled ABCs
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
If you have ever sacrificed a steak to the incendiary powers of a backyard grill, or tried to convince yourself that "black and crusty" is exactly how you like your chicken, then you know - firsthand - the ambiguous art of cooking over an open flame. The problem is not just a lack of skill; it's a lack of understanding...
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May means produce - and with that comes a sweeter type of onion - the Vidalia, grown in a specific region of south central Georgia. Vidalias are an ideal choice for spring salads, sandwiches and other lightly cooked dishes, and also can be incorporated as a side dish to any main course. These sweet onions not only provide strong flavor,...
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It's tea time, everyone!
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
It began with a fundraising request: Would I offer an authentic Scottish Highland Tea for four to benefit the organization JAFCO (Jewish Adoptive Foster-Care Options)? The event would be auctioned off at a dinner-dance at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. So it happened on a Sunday afternoon, as my dining-room table was transformed from utilitarian to elegant. Snow-white...
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