Monday, July 6, 2015 Tammuz 19, 5775

Shuler Hensley is a great mash of a Monster in a spry 'Young Frankenstein'
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Is it really a schmear of cream cheese that Shuler Hensley is "Puttin' on the Ritz"? Well, in a way. He is Broadway's extraordinary new eco-E.T. -- as the Monster in Broadway's "Young Frankenstein," he is green and Gorey, and great. And that begs the question, "What would happen if the Frankenstein Monster mated with the Green Witch of 'Wicked'?"...
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The Jewish Vegetarians of North America believe author Edith Rothschild's Nutrilicious is not just a cookbook, but a multi-faceted experience. Rothschild feels that her work is not just a vegetarian cookbook, but a passionate call to healthier living. The book is filled with more than 170 easy-to-do recipes for everyday, as well as upgraded ones for Shabbat, holidays and entertaining...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The broad-breasted turkey, roasted to golden perfection, is the symbol of our American Thanksgiving. It's a time for family and friends -- many traveling long distances -- to sit down together for the traditional holiday dinner. Besides the turkey, the table is laden with relishes, corn, sweet potatoes, vegetable dishes and the venerable pumpkin pie. But in 1621 -- when...
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But, more important, where?
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When Kenneth I. Helphand's book Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime appeared on my desk many months ago, I thumbed through it, stopping for a moment on the chapter devoted to "Ghetto Gardens," and thought a terrible, improper thought: "Holocaust scholars will do anything to find a new angle on a well-trafficked subject." I put the solid, clearly serious volume...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
The Golden Age of the Silver Screen may indeed be a thing of the past, but dinner and a movie is practically a dating cliché. How going to a movie became a dating staple is vexing. Think about it, when you are dating someone, especially someone new, you want to get to know that person. Sitting side by side with...
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