Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

Honey is “manufactured” in one of the world’s most efficient factories — the beehive. Bees may travel as far as 55,000 miles and visit more than 2 million flowers to gather enough nectar to make just a pound of honey. The color and flavor of honey differ depending on the bees’ nectar source (the blossoms). In fact, there are more...
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During Rosh Hashanah, challah is often shaped into forms other than the usual braid. It may look like wings to associate man with the angels or like a ladder to facilitate our prayers reaching heaven. In a round form, such as this recipes provided courtesy of Jewish Holiday Feasts, the challah recalls the crown of God's kingdom - or the...
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Who doesn't like finger foods? OK, well, kids prefer them, that's for sure, and here's some recipes from the Tastes of Jewish Tradition to get them helping in the kitchen. The dishes are healthy and simple to prepare; make extra to put in little lunch boxes. Fresh Tomato Tart (Dairy) 1 basic pastry dough (10-inch) pie crust, found in the...
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Are there modern-day lessons to be learned from this science-factual series?
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Hollywood Has "Invasion" captured the zeitgeist of modern-day America? A day after its Sept. 21 premiere on ABC, the mystery/horror series seems incredibly invasive - and pervasive - penetrating the national consciousness of what it means to fear strangers from a strange land. Set in hurricane-whipped Homestead, Fla. - the reel natural disaster rains down on sensibilities of a nation...
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Certainly, clothes make the man. And clothes make the man of "I Am My Own Wife" as compelling a vision on a stage as has ever been seen. But, then, this past season's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play is no mere costume drama; the saga of East Berlin transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf is dressed for success in the most...
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