Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Av 12, 5775

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Rabbi Harold S. Kushner, author of the classic When Bad Things Happen to Good People, as well as nine other books, has just published his newest work, Overcoming Life's Disappointments. It draws on the story of Moses, and weaves together references to social science and popular culture with the explicit purpose of helping people deal with the personal setbacks that...
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Memories, the raw and the cooked
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There are books that, the moment they appear, announce themselves as classics. In Memory's Kitchen is one of them. This collection of recipes written by women incarcerated in Terezin, the Czech concentration camp north of Prague, was first published 10 years ago by Jason Aronson. Now Rowman & Littlefield has had the good sense to return it to print in...
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Jewish food is not traditionally known for its healthy qualities. In fact, it is often perceived as heavy and fat-laden -- a "heart attack on a plate." This reputation is based largely on our limited knowledge of the food of northern and eastern Europe. But if you delve farther afield, you'll find an exciting, eclectic and above all, healthy, range...
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Manischewitz kosher foods and Susie Fishbein, the author of the new Kosher by Design, Short on Time: Fabulous Food Faster , have teamed up to bring out some delicious new dessert recipes and products just in time for the holidays. Note that serving kugel in individual portions makes for an elegant presentation and helps with portion control -- always needed...
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In recent years, Israeli restaurants have come into their own, but replicating those tasty and exotic dishes has not been easy for the home chef. Now, with the publication of What's Cooking? at Hadassah College in Jerusalem, that task has been made much easier. The educational institution -- located in the heart of Jerusalem and sponsored by Hadassah: The Women's...
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