Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774

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In the prologue to Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish , Abigail Pogrebin tells of how, at age 25, she began dating an Irish Catholic - and how this simple act instantly transformed her intensely liberal Jewish mother (who just happens to be Letty Cottin Pogrebin, one of the founders of Ms. magazine) into a raving reactionary...
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The real star of Thanksgiving dinner
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
Attention, holiday-goers: The spirit of feasting lies in the stuffing! Though the roast may be grand and the good china gleaming, it is not in such opulence alone that a meal takes on the charisma of something regal. But load a bird with apples and sage, cornbread and cranberries, or wild rice and mushrooms, and let the feast begin! Especially...
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Dave Gordon, JE Feature
Marty Kairey, a resident of New Jersey who is commercially brewing his very own liqueur, also wants to bring an old-country drink to the tables of the new country. That drink is called arak - a Middle Eastern delicacy with a long history, being sold under the brand name "Zachlawi." And it is arriving as a stylish drink in a...
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Of all the various Jewish holidays, the Sabbath is the oldest, and the only one specifically referred to in the Ten Commandments. From the Hebrew word shabbat , "to rest," the Sabbath is a time to spend with the family in peace, a festive celebration. It begins at sundown on Friday with the lighting of the candles and blessing of...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Since moving to Jerusalem in 1982, writer Yossi Klein Halevi has seen Israel go through a lot: vicious acts of terrorism, disengagement from the Gaza Strip and, a decade ago, the assassination of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. The Israel correspondent for The New Republic and an occasional contributor to the opinion pages of The New York Times, Halevi will...
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