Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774

Another look at the mythic servant who repeatedly saved the Jewish people
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The golem -- the massive, hulking servant figure who manages to repeatedly save the Jewish people from doom and destruction in any number of tales written in the 19th and early-20th centuries -- has popped up in book form once again in The Golem and the Wondrous Deeds of the Maharal of Prague , the work of Yudl Rosenberg as...
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Make it a sweet and healthy New Year for all!
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
A desire for a sweet New Year -- expressed in the form of honey cake, apple crisp and other special goodies -- brings Jews with differing needs together on Rosh Hashanah, when the menu typically revolves around turkey, brisket or veal. While most appreciate the flakiness of fine pastry that butter delivers, a growing number observe kosher laws prohibiting the...
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Deborah Davis, JE Feature
What could possibly be sweeter than honey cake? Try a chocolate honey cake! This Rosh Hashanah, enjoy this delicious treat. This cake is tasty and moist, and even sweeter with powdered sugar, chocolate sauce, strawberries, raspberry coulis, whipped cream or ice-cream. Chocolate Honey Cake (Dairy) 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 11/4 cups flour 11/2 tsps. baking powder 1 cup honey 2...
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Kurds and ... Wait. A Kurdish comedy? Is that or is that not the smartest oxymoron to come out of filmland since the term "gross profit" was coined? Is there a statue of limitations since Hussein and his icon were toppled or can "Saddam: The Musical" be far behind? Jay Jonroy is not one to be left behind, especially when...
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You've definitely seen his drawings, even if you don't recognize the name right off the bat. You've seen them adorning the opinion pages of The New York Times again and again -- the delicate, fragmented nature of the lines that make up his art, always belying the strength of the political concept or metaphor at its heart. Or you may...
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