Friday, March 27, 2015 Nisan 7, 5775

By:
Michael Fox
With apologies to Jon Landau (and Bruce Springsteen), I have seen the future of Jewish deli and his name is Ziggy Gruber. The force, personality and culinary talent behind Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant in Houston, Gruber serves as the garrulous star of Erik Greenberg Anjou’s enjoyable documentary, Deli Man . A light-on-its-feet overview of the past, present...
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Passover recipes from one who wrote the "Idiot's Guide" cookbooks.
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An upcoming book will shed light on a World War II freedom fighters’ Haggadah.
By:
Ilan Ben Zion
The Partisan Haggadah is a bawdy, grotesque parody of the Passover tale composed by a Jewish guerrilla fighter.
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By:
Ilan Ben Zion
A first-time visit to Israel and a secret bullet factory that armed pre-state fighters inspired the project.
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By:
Michael Fox
The marvelously claustrophobic and deeply damning Israeli courtroom drama Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem actually consists of three trials. Seeking a divorce after some 30 years, Viviane aims to cast her husband Elisha as the defendant. However, the government-funded religious court vested with authority over Jewish divorces won’t grant a gett without the husband’s consent — and the triumvirate...
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