Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775

'Twilight's' next gleaming may not tell the whole story
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Hollywood ... bloodsuckers. Who knew? Roget's Thesaurus would. But then, go figure that Hollywood would borrow journalism's historic axiom and run with it: "If it bleeds, it leads." It certainly does at the box office. Which brings us to "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," the howl of a hit follow-up to the start of the saga, based on Stephenie Meyer's...
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What abnormal appearances may say about those in the mainstream
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In his book, Freaks of Nature, What Anomalies Tell Us About Development and Evolution , Mark S. Blumberg, professor in the department of psychology, and a Starch Faculty Fellow, at the University of Iowa, proposes that freaks are actually part of the normal course of development, survival and evolution. Blumberg introduced the book to a packed house at the College...
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The turkey may be the star, but the accompaniments make the meal
For some families, tradition reigns supreme at Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, what's familiar on the Thanksgiving table isn't always the best. So this year, I'm going to mix up things a bit with some new side dishes. Stuffed roasted squash is a great side dish, as well as a vegetarian entrée option. Roasting the squash first gives it big flavor and helps...
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After all that turkey and stuffing, can there be room left for dessert? Here are some sweet treats that will bring your guests running back to the table. Banana Split Ice Cream Cake 4 eggs, at room temperature, separated 3/4 cup mashed bananas 1/4 cup peanut oil 1 package (12 oz.) sponge cake mix 1/2 cup chopped nuts 8 oz...
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Aaron Passman, JE Staff
It's November, and that magical time of year has arrived. No, not the onset of Thanksgiving, and not even an early Chanukah. It's National Jewish Book Month. While in the past, the Jewish Community Centers in Philadelphia marked the occasion with large-scale events, this year's activities are decidedly lower-key. The Kaiserman JCC in Wynnewood will hold the 2009 Jewish Book...
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