Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775

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Music as medicine? Take two Axl Roses and call me in the morning. That seems to be the prescription for Young@Heart , the ageless oldies but goodies who have taken punk rock over a rocking chair as their vehicle of choice. This choice group of 73-years-old-plus players gets a chance to rock and roil the region this time out --...
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But is there a GPS for God's whereabouts?
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Got God? In the beginning, there was light, a flash point that filmmaker Peter Rodger realized blinded many to the fact that God was in the details -- and every religion detailed Him differently yet ultimately in their own image. "Oh My God" is an exclamatory documentary on the topic as Rodger, a prominent commercial director marking his feature debut,...
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
So, how did fried foods become entwined with Chanukah's culinary history? It all started some 2,100 years ago, when the Greek king of Syria, Antiochus, occupied Israel. During his reign, the Jews and their customs faired poorly. When one of his officers arrived in a town outside of Jerusalem, he demanded that the Jews take part in a Greek ceremony...
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This time of year, cook like an Israeli
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Each time I visit Israel, which is often, I discover new places and can indulge in the bountiful variety of Middle Eastern foods. My absolute favorites? The Mezze, a dozen or more little appetizers. These little dishes of sweet and savory vegetables, salads and marinated fishes are served as soon as diners sit down and before the main course is...
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Even in Auschwitz, a certain tone found its place
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Why is it that the name Rachmil Bryks is not better known? Granted, he began writing his Holocaust fiction shortly after he left the camps -- that is, a decade or two before the world seemed willing or able to face such matters. And based on the four stories included in A Cat in the Ghetto , published by Persea...
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Arts and Culture Events

Fri. Jul 31
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Fri. Jul 31
Germantown Jewish Centre
6:00 PM

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