Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775

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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Papa has a brand-new bag in the sweet talcumed hands of Paul Reiser
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Comedian/actor/writer Paul Reiser - ever the musician, too - has composed a pictorial folk song for fathers and sons: "The Thing About My Folks" is a paean to the pains and pleasures of the eternal boys club that is boys and their dads. And that song he has composed is in perfect, two-part harmony: one provided for Reiser as the...
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