Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774

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Did The Jewish Channel heed the shofar as a clarion call to start the new year with a blast in Philadelphia? So it is written -- it's right there, in the contract with Comcast -- that the national cable network known as TJC has just been wired locally for sound and sights, serving the region's Comcast digital subscribers. Must-see Jewish...
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Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? What would Rosh Hashanah be without dipping sliced apples into honey? This cherished tradition symbolizes the hope for sweetness in the New Year. To underscore this wish, I always bake an apple pie, an apple torte or an apple cake. But I don't limit apples to desserts. I sprinkle them into as many appetizers and side dishes as...
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Julian Schlossberg's not one to do it by the numbers, proven again by his new Broadway trilogy
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In many ways, Julian Schlossberg is a 20th-century fox, smart and savvy, who sees that century as a golden age with intermittent tarnishes but altogether worthy of the multihour documentary he is working on now, accumulating interviews with leading lights even as the century has faded to black. "Fade to black" is a phrase that opens a window to Schlossberg's...
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Would Sholom Aleichem text? On the one hand -- but he would have had to use both hands, agrees Joseph Dorman: "And he'd text in Yiddish!" He would know: As writer, director and producer of Sholom Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness , opening on Sept. 23, at the Ritz at the Bourse, filmmaker Dorman opens wide the door on the...
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Wikipedia defines a kugel as a baked pudding or casserole -- its roots are Ashkenazi -- similar to a pie, most commonly made from egg noodles (Lokshen kugel) or potatoes, though at times made of zucchini, apples, spinach, broccoli, cranberry or sweet potato. The first kugels were made from bread and flour and were savory rather than sweet. About 800...
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