Monday, December 29, 2014 Tevet 7, 5775

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The first edition of Photos That Changed the World appeared in 2000, one of various volumes put out by the great art and photography publisher Prestel to commemorate both the accomplishments and tragedies of the 20th century, in this instance as they were captured in still photography. There's a new edition of the work out this year, and the only...
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How does the muddled Mideast play out in Middle America? So much depends on perspectives presented by the Top 3 TV news anchors on a nightly basis. And the networks themselves are trying to clear up their own muddied picture of who's on first -- or at least, who deserves to get your attention first and foremost. Their own TV...
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If you can withstand the heat, then so can these veggies
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
There is nothing so self-effacing as a vegetable. Happy to sit on the sidelines -- letting a grilled steak or burger get all the attention -- vegetables are equally able to take center stage. All they need is a turn on the grill. The intense heat of charcoal lends any vegetable a smoky redolence that no other cooking technique can...
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Fresh fruit is absolutely everywhere, and when is it needed more than now, when the weather's been hitting the high marks? But don't just settle for eating it out of hand or decorating your breakfast cereal. Think dessert -- a cool compote or a mouth-watering cake. Strawberry, Pineapple and Mango Compote 1 large mango, peeled and seeded 2 Tbsps. fresh...
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Excess cuts short a flourishing artistic life
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That fabled slice of Paris known as Montparnasse, where art and bohemianism flourished in the early years of the 20th century, was often called a "little international republic," and an "artistic Babel." These descriptive terms referred to the presence of a precocious, talented and highly ambitious band of foreign painters who made the neighborhood their artistic home in the first,...
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