Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775

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Who We Are is an anthology of essays, edited by Derek Rubin and published by Schocken, that I looked forward to with great anticipation but which, in the end, proved to be one of the most frustrating reading experiences I've had recently. The work's premise is simple enough; the subtitle states it succinctly: On Being (and Not Being) a Jewish...
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When making up your holiday menus for the sukkah, think about including these warm, moist breads made from the fruits of the harvest. It's a great way to draw the entire family into the spirit and fun of preparing for the Jewish holiday celebration of Sukkot. Pumpkin Bread [Pareve] 1?4 cup water 2 large eggs 1?2 cup vegetable oil 1...
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Just two Jews talking … After a High Holiday hiatus, Jackie Mason, star of "Freshly Squeezed - One Jew Talking," coming to the Keswick Theatre on Oct. 26, is back on his high horse trampling through the tzuris and travesties of everyday life. Think of his appearance as a one-man gallop poll as the Borscht Belt-bred comic beats a path...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
On "With God on Our Side," from 1964's "The Times They Are A-Changin'," Bob Dylan called out war-mongers, religious hypocrites and the history books that spread their distortions. What I know about Dylan comes from sources that are just as selective. Once upon a time, there was a Minnesota boy named Robert Zimmerman. Like a lot of Jewish immigrants, he...
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Larry Kane''s got a ticket to write. It''s been stamped, punched, approved and validated in the best way possible: The broadcaster''s first two books have been best-sellers - one about his love affair with Philly; the other as being the lone ranger on the road accompanying the Beatles on their first American tours in the ''60s. Now, Lennon Revealed reveals...
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