Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774

Fall has arrived, and with it comes the colder weather. What better than to make Shabbat complete with some warm foods. Soup and salad go hand in hand, but so does salad and cholent, and if you've never made it before, here's your chance with some fabulous (and not-so-difficult) recipes. For more kid-friendly recipes on traditional Jewish foods, see Lorna...
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A quick scan of the Judaica section at any local Barnes & Noble bookstore or a search of "Jewish" on Amazon.com will likely lead to books about Kabbalah, Jewish history or maybe even how to keep a Jewish home. But fiction by Jewish authors is mixed into the grand scheme of literature, and other works aren't necessarily labeled for their...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
Joining an online dating Web site for the first time was a big deal for me. I'd just broken up with my boyfriend, and didn't know what to do with myself emotionally. My stepsister, Rachel, had just met this great guy through JDate. They hit it off instantly, and she seemed very happy. I wanted to be happy, too. Barry,...
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There's no coffee-table book quite like The Jewish World: 365 Days , published by the incomparable Abrams publishing house, which has given the world some of its most beautiful art books. First, there is the volume's shape, which is shared by all the other "365 Days" titles from the publisher. It measures 91/2x61/2 inches, which makes it wider than it...
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A joyous time of the year, where we welcome family and friends outdoors
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Right on the heels of Yom Kippur, the search is on. Children go about fishing for corn stalks, leaves and fallen tree branches - all essential items for the sukkah - to be built in backyards, patios or even on condominium balconies. Sukkot is a joyous festival, and building the sukkah can be a family project. In ancient times, the...
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