Story | Sep 20, 2014 | 3:43 PM
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Story | Sep 15, 2014 | 2:09 PMThe traditional foods we eat during Jewish holidays have been reflecting and celebrating each season since long before "seasonal produce" was even a thought, let alone a "trend." (Let's not forget that once upon a time, "seasonal" was all there was.) From the first figs at Purim time to the potatoes and onions (storage vegetables in the winter cellar, also "seasonal") from which we make latkes for Hanukkah, local foods of the season are the heart and soul of Jewish cooking, and cause for celebration, no matter how modest the preparation.
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CLAIM TO FAME Israeli-born Moran Atias became known to U.S. auds as Inez in Paul Haggis' 2008 series "Crash" on Starz. She also teamed with Haggis on 2010 thriller "The Next Three Days." INNER FIRE The 33-year-old Atias began her career as a globe-...
Story | Apr 8, 2014 | 5:44 PM
SAN DIEGO - The former executive director of Congregation Beth El synagogue in La Jolla has pleaded guilty to embezzling $394,872 from the synagogue over five years, federal prosecutors said Monday. Eric Levine, 36, had control of the synagogue's bank...