Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Av 13, 5775

And it can be part of a Bastille Day celebration
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Louise Fiszer, Jewish Exponent Feature
BEYOND CHICKEN SOUP We have a number of friends who are die-hard "Francophiles." They spend every vacation in France, and usually come home with all things French -- wines, chocolates, porcelain and wonderful recipes. Recently, we were invited to a home where such French-lovers hosted an unusually tasty Shabbat luncheon featuring vegetables, fish and a garlicky mayonnaise-like dip called "aioli."...
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I don't know how some writers pull it off. When You Lie About Your Age, the Terrorists Win by longtime comedy writer Carol Leifer, which was published by Villard, seems to me in form and even sometimes in subject matter -- though not, of course, on a sentence-by-sentence basis -- to resemble Nora Ephron's marvelously entertaining and highly successful collection...
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Besa, a book of portraits of Muslims who saved Jews during World War II, is dedicated to the memory of Cornell Capa, which is highly appropriate in at least two senses. One is purely photographic. The crispness and depth of the black-and-white images rendered by photographer Norman H. Gershman that fill this book echo the quality and manner that pervaded...
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Marissa Jaret Winokur steps into host role on new series airing on Oxygen
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So you think you can ... diet? Cha-cha-chubbies? Give them some Oxygen -- which is exactly where "Dance Your Ass Off" is off and running -- and rumba-ing -- on Monday nights. Dancing with the svelte -- that's partially the goal of "Dance Your Ass Off" (no donkeys were harmed in this series), as a bunch of heavy-hitters whose weight...
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Folks go -- ahem -- whole hog for the area's first kosher BBQ event
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Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN Sun, blue skies, green fields shaded by leafy trees. Add to that basketball, swimming and boating on the lake -- everything for a day of family fun. What better setting for the Hava NaGrilla Kosher Barbecue contest, held recently at Willow Grove Day Camp in Hatboro? The event was the first of its kind in the Philadelphia...
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