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  • Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven

    Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven
    Mamoun's Falafel should get something like a lifetime achievement award for New Haven restaurants, maybe even an a cappella bar song (“From the Mabrumeh down at Mamoun's...”) to nudge it closer to Pepe’s, Louis’, Claire’s and...
  • Having an interpreter at a wedding may be the best gift a bridal couple can give

    Having an interpreter at a wedding may be the best gift a bridal couple can give
    If you have normal hearing, you probably take for granted the gift of sound. But if you are a guest at a wedding where someone is deaf you realize how much he or she is missing. From the ceremonial toasts at the pre-wedding reception to the ceremony and...
  • Navigating the Holidays: 6 expert tips for getting your family visits in order

    Navigating the Holidays: 6 expert tips for getting your family visits in order
    Two people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...
  • Star-studded cast best part of 'This is Where I Leave You'

    There's one thing nobody can take away from "This Is Where I Leave You": its stellar cast. Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Adam Driver, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne, Connie Britton, Timothy Olyphant and the underrated Corey Stoll. If there's a dramedy to be made...
  • U.S. should listen to the Jay Garners who back the Kurds

    Playing the historical what-if game can be as frustrating as it is fascinating. What if the Greeks had not defeated Xerxes' Persians at Salamis? What if Hitler had attacked Moscow rather than Stalingrad? And what if the Bush administration had...
  • Start a healthy Jewish New Year's trend with light, flavorful sea bass fillets

    Over the years, I've shared through this column, and also personally with my friends, many main-course recipes for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Most of these have featured meats like beef brisket or short ribs, in preparations reflecting the...
  • Joe Biden, rebuked by Jewish group, apologizes, then refers to 'Orient'

    Vice President Joe Biden, a boisterous political figure who has often needed to walk back comments, apologized Wednesday for using the term "Shylocks" in a recent speech.  Speaking at the Legal Services Corporation in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, ...
  • Biden apologizes for 'Shylocks' gaffe, visits Iowa

    DES MOINES (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Wednesday for referring to people who squeeze U.S. military personnel serving overseas on loans and other financial issues as "Shylocks," a reference to a stereotypical Jewish character in...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" by Naomi Klein; Simon & Schuster (534 pages, $30) For Naomi Klein, the tensions between individual freedom, individual rights and the...
  • Finding a sperm donor

    Finding a sperm donor
    K.D., a high school guidance counselor and doting aunt, has known for two decades that she wants to be a mom, with or without a partner. "Since I was 25, I've said if I don't meet the right man, I'm going to have a baby on my own," says the now 42-year-...
  • Englander is Hillel's new head of school

    When Rabbi Adam Englander, the new head of school of Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, was in just his second year of teaching, he already knew he wanted to be a school administrator. Englander said; "I knew I could make a great impact from that side of a...