Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Kislev 4, 5775

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My Father Is a Book , recently published by Houghton Mifflin, is a curious artifact of the literary life as it has evolved in the United States over the last 30 years or so. It's the work of Janna Malamud Smith, the daughter of novelist and short-story writer Bernard Malamud. Like her father, she has been a writer, though in...
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Three cheers for summer! We've waited all year for such weather; sure, it's hot outside, but before you know it, you'll be back indoors cooking a warm meal for winter. Summer is super for salads and cool soups, but there's no reason to skip out on dessert. There's also no need to overheat the kitchen to make a delectable finish...
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This summer, stop struggling to find the time and money needed for formal entertaining and focus on casual, inexpensive get-togethers right in your own backyard. Make the switch from hectic to laid back; get ready to greet company with a glass of wine in your hand and flip-flops on your feet. Whatever the occasion, here are a few major ideas...
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With at least half of all marriages ending in divorce, there must be something better than chocolate to bring lasting happiness to couples. Psychologists and married couple Peter L. Sheras and Phyllis Koch-Sheras have developed a creative, positive approach called couple-power therapy that teaches partners positive ways to create fulfilling loving relationships -- and have more fun together. Sheras and...
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You don't have to speak the language to understand its lore -- and lure
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Mort Alper, JEFeature
Who would believe that in 20 years a book collection could escalate from 70,000 books to 11/2 million? But it has happened. And the driving force behind this tremendous growth has been Aaron Lansky, president of the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Mass. In 1980, Lansky, then a 24-year-old graduate student of Yiddish literature, realized that irreplaceable Yiddish books...
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