Wednesday, March 4, 2015 AdarI 13, 5775

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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
As Rabbi Barry Schwartz tells it, one of his heroes is Rabbi Menasseh Ben Israel, a 17th-century figure who set up Amsterdam's first Hebrew printing press. Ben Israel knew that printed books were the way of the future, rather than those copied by hand, said Schwartz, but he also understood that many people at the time still held a deep...
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What makes Sammy run? It could very well be the Ecstasy he has hidden under his black hat. But this is Sammy glitch -- not Glick -- and this high-flyer is more beholden to Chasids than to Hollywood. Yet for all their differences, Sam Gold outruns Glick in the race of regrets as this Chasidic hot shot lays drugs, and...
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Rubinek a gifted gatekeeper in 'Warehouse 13'
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It may be the biggest "Warehouse" sale in TV history; buy into one story line, get another as fascinating for free. Two for the prize of one: Well, "Warehouse 13" is sailing for the Syfy network -- its biggest hit in history. And this complex, semi-comedic take on the spy who came in from the cult -- premiering its second...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
July 4th has become the midsummer getaway. It might be a week at the shore or a long weekend in the mountains. But wherever you decide to roost, make sure you've got a lot of good food on hand. It's one of the main attractions of being together away from the daily grind. Vacation kitchens are usually small in size,...
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Daphna Berman, JE Feature
As Denise Powell tells it, she grew up on two kinds of soul food. The first, which her mother cooked for the family, consisted of smothered fried chicken, homemade biscuits, and fried tomatoes in gravy. The other, which her mother cooked outside the home, included brisket, onion kugel, and chicken livers cooked in schmaltz. "I grew up on black soul...
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