Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Tammuz 14, 5775

Three cheers for summer! We've waited all year for such weather; sure, it's hot outside, but before you know it, you'll be back indoors cooking a warm meal for winter. Summer is super for salads and cool soups, but there's no reason to skip out on dessert. There's also no need to overheat the kitchen to make a delectable finish...
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My Father Is a Book , recently published by Houghton Mifflin, is a curious artifact of the literary life as it has evolved in the United States over the last 30 years or so. It's the work of Janna Malamud Smith, the daughter of novelist and short-story writer Bernard Malamud. Like her father, she has been a writer, though in...
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Hoping to whet many an appetite, the Gershman Y choose a panel discussion about the fine art of food writing -- including one journalist who even penned an article about the Jewish obsession with pork -- to kick off its participation in the "Live at the 92nd Street Y Program." Begun in 2002, the satellite broadcast program allows Jewish institutions...
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There were delighted exclamations of recognition and nostalgia, as visitors to a recent preview event began exploring the National Museum of America Jewish History's delicious "Forshpeis!" exhibit. And let's not forget that "Forshpeis" translates from Yiddish to "appetizer," which is precisely what the museum is offering. Of the 10,000 artifacts that comprise the Peter H. Schweitzer collection, the museum is...
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
If you can have cake for breakfast -- coffee cake, cheesecake, pancakes -- and breakfast for dinner, what's to keep you from sipping a little soup for dessert? There is nothing in the definition of soup that says it has to be loaded with chicken and noodles; why not honeydew and lemon, or mango and raspberry, or chocolate with toasted...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jul 1
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Wed. Jul 1
Old City Jewish Arts Center
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Fri. Jul 3
10:00 AM-10:00 PM

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