Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Elul 18, 5775

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Louise Fiszer- JE Feature
It was pure serendipity that we found Carne Restaurant our first night in Istanbul. Due to a government parade the main streets were closed to traffic so we were not able to honor our much sought after reservation at a highly touted restaurant on the other side of the Bosphorous. Hungry and jet-lagged, we decided to take a walk and...
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All the secrets of a tortured talent told at last
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Henry Roth lived one of the most astonishing writer's lives of the 20th century, though, ironically, the most salient feature of the life was that not much writing was actually done during the bulk of it. As those conversant with literature know, Roth, his first time up at bat, wrote one of the great novels of the American Jewish experience...
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Lauren Pound Somers- JE Feature
Who makes the best Jewish soup? Volunteers at Adath Israel in Merion Station are challenging people to find out by launching the "Jewish Mama Soup-a-Rama," a regional contest whose ultimate goal is to produce 10,000 pints of soup to feed thousands. The innovative project was developed by Adath Israel's "Mitzvah Makers," social-action committee that's collaborating with the Jewish Federation of...
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Ethel G. Hofman - JE Feature
We're partied out, simply partied out. Rich food, libations, bright lights and late nights - or were those early mornings? Now, it seems that the world has gone into hibernation, preferring to cocoon at home rather than venture out into the cold dark night. Relax! This winter, wrap yourself in a comforter, slip your feet into slippers and curl up...
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I can't think of a better title for this exemplary monograph on the life and work of architect Norman Jaffe than Romantic Modernist - the perfect two-word summation of the artist's vision and style. I hadn't heard of him until The New York Times ran an article last August in its "House & Home" section, discussing an addition being made...
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