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‘New Passover Menu’ strives for liberation from perceived culinary slavery

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‘New Passover Menu’ strives for liberation from perceived culinary slavery

Posted on 26 March 2015

By Robert Gluck/JNS.org For those who feel that Passover cooking can be as restrictive as their ancestors’ enslavement in Egypt, pastry chef and author Paula Shoyer says her new book “has arrived to set you free.” A former practicing attorney, Shoyer has appeared on the Food Network and Martha Stewart Living Radio and works as […] Continue Reading

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‘Mosaic Haggadah’ rethinks Passover seder

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‘Mosaic Haggadah’ rethinks Passover seder

Posted on 26 March 2015

By Jacob Kamaras/JNS.org How is this year’s Passover seder different from all other seders? More often than not, the answer might be, “Nothing’s different at all.” David Silberman’s Haggadah offers not one, but six possible solutions for seder participants who are starving to mix things up. As his children grew older and intellectual discussions became […] Continue Reading

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We truly are “People of the Book”

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We truly are “People of the Book”

Posted on 26 March 2015

Dear Families, Many of you know my secret ­— I’m a biblioholic! I am addicted to buying books (and, of course, reading). Some of you may have the same problem. Do you go to the bookstore when you are upset? Do you go to the bookstore when you are happy? Is buying a new book […] Continue Reading

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Around the Town:  TCU Holocaust Museum, Tzedakah Sunday

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Around the Town: TCU Holocaust Museum, Tzedakah Sunday

Posted on 26 March 2015

By Sharon Wisch-Ray Glauben featured speaker at TCU’s Annual Holocaust Museum Max Glauben will be the featured speaker at 6:30 p.m., April 6 when TCU presents its annual Holocaust Museum, April 6-8. Admission to all events is free, and limited free parking is available across the street from the Union, which is located at 2901 […] Continue Reading

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Ask the rabbi: Responses to ‘Why be Jewish?’

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Ask the rabbi: Responses to ‘Why be Jewish?’

Posted on 26 March 2015

Dear Readers, I would like to share some of the responses received to date in answer to my question/challenge: Why be Jewish? Please take a good look at these thoughtful replies and let’s keep ’em comin’ and keep the dialogue going! Dear Rabbi Fried, My answer to the question, “Why stay Jewish” that you asked […] Continue Reading

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Why Likud won Israel election

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Why Likud won Israel election

Posted on 26 March 2015

Last week I explained here how the Israeli electoral system works. A high percentage of Israeli citizens participated in the fully democratic process, the votes were counted, there were very few appeals to the Central Election Committee and the final tally was officially announced and recorded. Ever since the announcement last week, many prominent commentators, […] Continue Reading

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Dallas Doings: Lecture, sweethearts and superheroes

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Dallas Doings: Lecture, sweethearts and superheroes

Posted on 26 March 2015

By Linda Wisch-Davidsohn Allan Arkush lecture on Diaspora-Israel Relations Where/When: 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26 in the Mankoff Center of the Aaron Family JCC Senior editor of the Jewish Review of Books, Allan Arkush, will speak on “Diaspora and Zion.” Arkush, who is also a professor of Judaic studies at Binghamton University, will analyze and […] Continue Reading

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U.S./Israel/World

Israeli experts: Netanyahu consistent on two-state issue

Posted on 25 March 2015

By Alex Traiman/JNS.org Fresh off a decisive election victory, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself in yet another diplomatic storm with U.S. President Barack Obama over pre-election comments that a Palestinian state would not be established under his watch. Netanyahu later clarified that he wants “a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution.” But were his initial […] Continue Reading

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Netanyahu facing challenges, criticism from liberals

Posted on 25 March 2015

By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) — With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing escalating criticism and pressure from the White House, he could use some help from Israel’s erstwhile allies in the American Jewish community — especially those with sway in liberal and Democratic circles. But several leading Jewish liberal critics of Netanyahu are working to […] Continue Reading

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Teaching teachers: Akiba staff talk Reggio-based education

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Teaching teachers: Akiba staff talk Reggio-based education

Posted on 19 March 2015

By Rosie Bernstein Special to the TJP Walking down the hall of any preschool, one is likely to see bright colors and little feet. One is likely to hear giggles, nursery rhymes and gleeful songs. The most precious sight of all: that of teachers inspiring the curiosity of the blooming young minds in their classrooms […] Continue Reading

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