Sunday, July 13, 2014 Tammuz 15, 5774

When Eating Well: The Magazine of Food & Health first appeared on newsstands in 1990, skeptics wondered if low-fat food wasn't just one more flash in the nutrition pan. Fat, however, has edged out all others as the dietary issue. In fact, limiting fat to reduce heart disease and cancer risk should remain a priority. Eating Well: Secrets of Low-Fat...
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Thirty years later, this 'Joint' is still jumpin' for Murray Horwitz!
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Oh, Murray Horwitz, be-HAY-ve! But then why shouldn't he? "Ain't Misbehavin' " ain't exactly been bad to him all these years. Indeed, since he and Richard Maltby Jr. took a fat chance with Fats Waller's music and put together a musical/revue that rocked and rolled with the sweetness and soulful sass of a "Honeysuckle Rose" 30 years ago, Horwitz has...
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Can't we all get along? A look at current headlines emanating from the Mideast may provide a pragmatic bomb blast of an answer to that seemingly innocent question. But, as anyone knows, this is not the age of innocence. Which makes French director Philippe Faucon's fine-laced embroidery on the topic -- "Dans La Vie" ("Two Ladies") -- a welcome respite...
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Amherst College professor and prolific writer Ilán Stavans' most recent book, Resurrecting Hebrew , recounts the story of how, at the end of the 19th century, Lithuanian-born lexicographer Eliezer Ben-Yehuda reinvented the Hebrew language as the "centerpiece of Zionism" -- "the living tongue" of a new, modern nation to be known as Israel. The author, 47, who teaches Latin American...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The festivities are over. We've had our fill of rich food and wines. Calendars are blessedly light on upcoming social events. Now is the perfect time to curl up with a good food book. It's instant therapy. Here's a selection of volumes that I've come across in the past months that come highly recommended. Not all are specifically kosher cookbooks,...
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