Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774

Broadway's sacred cows make for chopped liver when this producer tunes in
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He's shot out the lights of the "Phantom" chandelier; sent a carpenter to "Fiddler on the Roof" for an estimate; and had the daughter show up for "The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow." All figuratively speaking, of course. But then, John Freedson figures prominently in the success of the iconoclastic "Forbidden Broadway," where, despite its title, everything is fair game...
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Pickle … Jews? More than that to drink in - pickle Arabs: That's the sweet and sour of it in "Pickles, Inc.," a winsomely wonderful documentary about a game group of poverty-level Israeli Arab women/widows with enough vim and vigor - and vinegar - to form their own firm in a feminist-unfriendly environment. "Pickles, Inc." airs as part of PBS/Thirteen-WNET's...
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These days, Michael Eisner sounds exactly like a member of my family. Let me explain. A few weeks ago, I noted that I was not a great fan of sleepover camps, but that my opinion was anomalous - and I needed to look no farther than my wife and three children (and lots of other relatives) to prove my point,...
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Fruit and veggie breads, fresh from the oven
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Psychologists say that food aromas linger in the memory longer than actual taste. That’s why realtors suggest that sellers bake apples, chocolate-chip cookies or a loaf of bread just before their house is being shown. The smells instill an at-home feeling filled with warm memories. But you don’t need to wait to sell home and hearth in order to enjoy...
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Pack up the healthy fare for school kids
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Lorna Rosenberg, JE Feature
School is rapidly approaching, and with it comes the big question: What’s for lunch? Packing one has its issues: Young adults often shy away from taking lunch from home because it’s not “cool,” and for parents, it can be time-consuming and repetitious. Yet there are a variety of reasons in favor of doing so. Bringing lunch can be healthier, more...
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