Sunday, December 4, 2016 Kislev 4, 5777

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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
According to one local rabbi, Sukkot might just be the ultimate "queer" holiday. "Being queer means bringing a sense of celebration, a spark" to Judaism, and Sukkot, what with the unusual lulav and etrog and all manner of diversity, "is the ultimate holiday, because it is the queer embodiment of Torah," said Rabbi Linda Holtzman of the Reconstructionist Congregation Mishkan...
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Needless to say, the lunchroom hasn't been a busy place this week at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, with the teachers on strike and the students out of school. But thanks to a project put together by Max & David's, which handles the school's dining needs, the Jewish Relief Agency and the Klein JCC's Cook for a Friend program, this...
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Words about a different kind of relationship
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In addition to once being the New York Times restaurant reviewer and then the editor of the fabled -- but recently dismantled -- Gourmet magazine, Ruth Reichl is best known for her memoirs Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me With Apples . These books tell of her relationship to food and family; and, especially in the former, she told...
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
As I was approaching a milestone birthday, my family deliberated before selecting an appropriate gift. What would be relevant, meaningful and entertaining for a music lover, chazzan and aging baby-boomer, my wife and children asked themselves? In recent weeks, the national print and electronic media were filled with articles about two major Beatles-related events: the release of the remastered CD...
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Rita Rosen Poley, JE Feature
During the 1920s and '30s, the frontier of discovery was found in the dusty fields and dug pits of archaeological expeditions. In 1922, Howard Carter's find of Tutankhamen's tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings gripped the public, and archaeologists soon became media darlings. Contemporary news reports provided vivid pictures of life on excavations and fantastic glimpses of the culture,...
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