Saturday, July 4, 2015 Tammuz 17, 5775

Yisrael Campbell talks of cutting-edge movie, play -- and his Catholic background in Philly
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They say the man works for tips. Dunno. Seems "Circumcise Me" comic Yisrael Campbell has his future pretty much sewn up. The unorthodox Orthodox star of the documentary -- opening the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival on Saturday night, Oct. 24 -- and his off-Broadway play of the same name could have been as easily called "Yisrael Scissorhands." Three times? Really?...
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The cool air has arrived, and with it comes the lovely aroma of food cooking in the kitchen. What better way to welcome in the fall than with a batch of freshly made cookies? And these recipes won't leave you second-guessing -- they're tasty and good for you (and the kids). Almond-and-Honey Butter Cookies (Dairy) This thumbprint cookie uses honey...
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Old-fashioned simmering method is making a comeback
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Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? Braising is back in style. Dormant for decades, it's a skill that has become trendy on the Food Network and in cooking magazines. Yet it's a method that my grandmother used nearly every night when she made dinner. If she were still alive, she'd laugh at braising's new status. Contradictory in nature, braising entails searing food in fat...
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SPEAKING VOLUMES The deep divide between the East and West Coast artistic communities was an undeniable fact of 20th-century creative life in America and was apparent in the realm of literature -- poetry, especially -- and was also at play in the field of photography. Alfred Stieglitz was likely the pinnacle of the Eastern establishment, while someone like Edward Weston...
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Aaron Passman, JE Staff
Dara Horn might just be the only parent to ever get a pink $2 bill as a Mother's Day gift. This, however, was no ordinary note; it was Confederate currency, festooned with the likeness of Judah Benjamin, the South's secretary of state, who also happened to be Jewish. The recent gift was a fitting one for the New Jersey native...
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