Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774

The tale of two immigrant populations, and their intersection
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I can think of no more fitting book to turn to on Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, than Haim Sabato's From the Four Winds . The plot -- if it can be called that -- of this obviously autobiographical novel is simplicity itself. This is the author's fourth work of fiction -- following Aleppo Tales, Adjusting Sights and The Dawning...
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It's all about the green and the red
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Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
SLICE OF LIFE For me, the official marker of spring is when the price of asparagus falls below $1 a pound, and strawberries are the size of golf balls, yet cost less than a round of golf. With the chill of winter now a distant memory, it might be a good time to look at our friends the strawberry and...
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Keri Fisher, Jewish Exponent Feature
What better way to celebrate Israel's independence and the start of spring than with this easy-to-prepare picnic menu? All the dishes can be made ahead of time, packed into containers and carried with you wherever you go. Start with hummus, which comes together in minutes in the bowl of your food processor. Keep the basics -- like chick peas and...
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The title is a shocker: A Jew Must Die. When the book first appeared in the mails, I thought that the small-scale paperback -- so different in shape and design than most books I usually receive -- might be some anti-Semitic tract, and that the title had been chosen to be purposefully scandalous, and to frighten and provoke. But the...
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Tips for the dinner host to eat well -- and relax
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? Recently, my niece mentioned a friend's successful career. "She's her boss's 'go-to' person." " 'Go-to' person?" I asked. "Yes, she's the one her boss turns to when she wants fast, reliable results," replied Susan. At the time, I was making dinner and it occurred to me that I could use some fast, reliable recipes. As Susan extolled the...
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