Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774

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Marsha Bryan Edelman, JE Feature
In the wake of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Leonard Bernstein posited that, "Our response to violence is to make music more beautifully and more intensely than ever." Composer Oliver Messiaen, who was interned in a German prison camp during World War II, believed that the work of artists and musicians, even -- or perhaps especially in the...
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A writer turns to photography, and grapples with themes common to novels and nature
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There are some books that have a mystery and beauty all their own, works that move from certain specific areas of inquiry, and then attach themselves to any number of related themes and ideas, akin to the repeated ripples in a pond after a stone strikes the surface. Such is the case with Burdock , which has been published by...
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
"One can never be too rich, too thin -- or have too many chicken-salad recipes." I don't know who said that, but I know it to be true, especially when leftover chicken is taking up too much space in my frig. Chicken salads are a scrumptious way to simplify the demands of Shabbat lunchtime entertaining. If I'm preparing chicken for...
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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nine out of 10 women and seven out of 10 men are not getting the calcium they need every day. Children, beginning as young as the toddler years, are also not getting enough calcium in their diets, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Dairy foods provide the most...
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David meets Goliath in a post-modern slingshot of a series
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Caesar might have taken a stab at canceling his appearance on the date, but "Kings" goes forth on the Ides of March. But then, "Kings" is made of sterner stuff. And what sterner a countenance to encounter than that of Ian McShane, the Dead-End kid of "Deadwood," who's now the lively epicenter of an epoch-echoing drama that reminds one not...
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