Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774

An independent publisher takes a chance on the misunderstood novella
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Every so often, I've used this space to praise small independent publishers who, no matter the economic foolhardiness of their endeavors, forge ahead and never compromise their principles. I'm thinking particularly of one-person operations like Dryad Press down in Maryland and Turtle Point Press right in the thick of things in Manhattan, as well as ventures like New York Review...
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And, actually, it's a good way to be
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Beans and broccoli don't sound all that exciting or particularly sexy. But these foods are inexpensive, jam-packed with nutrients and may help to offset cancer -- all significant reasons to include them in your diet. Canned beans and fresh or frozen broccoli can easily be transformed into appetizing dishes. Dried beans and legumes need to be soaked first, and so...
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Rivka Tal, JE Feature
If you were asked to pick the quintessential Jewish food, what would you choose? Chicken soup or gefilte fish, maybe? Certainly, bagels and lox would also vie for the title -- for Americans, at least. But there is truly only one dish that is absolutely, positively, no-mistake-made Jewish -- and that's cholent. For those not in the know, cholent (known...
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Musical role in the sure hands of Adam Pascal, 'Broadway Guy' and 'Goyband' star
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Adam Pascal is high-"Rent" district dynamic. Roger out, Roger back in: Pascal is reprising his Tony Award-nominated role as Roger Davis, the young, guitar-strumming AIDS patient impatient with progress, in a national tour of the acclaimed, idiosyncratic and iconoclastic Tony Award-winning musical, now through this weekend at the Academy of Music. Despite all the hoopla surrounding his rocking career --...
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Thinking of having some friends over for a Superbowl bash? Here are a few tips to make sure you score as the MVP of the party: · Turn over a football helmet, and line it with foil and napkins. Place a smaller bowl of dip inside. Use napkins to make a padded base on the table to keep helmet in...
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