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Passover

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  • All-American cookbook from 1901

    All-American cookbook from 1901
    Lizzie Black Kander has been called the "Jane Addams of Milwaukee" for her tireless social service work, which included editing and publishing "The Settlement Cook Book" in 1901. The book provided more than recipes; it taught newcomers to this country how...
  • Wrapping our minds around the Noah story in the Bible

     
    Those of you who refuse for whatever reason to consider seriously the observations of comedian Bill Maher are excused from reading this item and offering your withering assessments of him in the comment thread. Move right along. There's still time......
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
  • Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews

    Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews
    When telling a tale that includes centuries of endurance, moments of triumph, bursts of humor and sudden, unspeakable atrocities, what's the right tone with which to articulate it all? That's the trick historian Simon Schama had to figure out in his new...
  • Israeli diplomatic staff go on strike worldwide over pay

    Israeli diplomatic staff go on strike worldwide over pay
    JERUSALEM -- Israel's Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem was closed Monday and Israeli embassies shuttered worldwide after the country’s diplomatic staff declared an indefinite strike, frustrating high-level travel plans and foreign policy protocol....
  • Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

    My mother's yahrzeit came twice this year. Yahr-zeit: Literally, time of year. It's shorthand for the anniversary of a death in the family. According to Jewish custom, it's observed for a husband, wife, mother, father, brother, sister or, God forbid, a...
  • Jonathan Pollard, bargaining chip?

    The latest round of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians is in deep trouble. But the Obama administration shouldn't try to salvage the talks by releasing Jonathan Pollard, the former naval intelligence analyst who is serving a life sentence...
  • Addictive chocolate-covered matzoh

    Gilda Weinfeld from Pikesville said that last year during Passover, an acquaintance sent her some homemade chocolate-covered matzoh. She said it was absolutely delicious, and when she called her friend to thank her for the gift she asked for the recipe &#...
  • Immigrants need mercy, justice, religious leaders at L.A. vigil say

    Immigrants need mercy, justice, religious leaders at L.A. vigil say
    Several of Southern California's most prominent religious leaders gathered in downtown Los Angeles early Friday in a vigil for immigration reform, underscoring a growing interfaith effort to change the nation's immigration laws.  Undocumented immigrants...
  • Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law

    Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law
    Several of Southern California's most prominent religious leaders held a vigil for immigration reform in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, underscoring a growing interfaith effort to change the nation's laws. Immigrants who are in the United States...
  • Potato salad for Passover

    Potato salad for Passover
    Q: I had the pleasure of attending a conference at the Boca Raton Resort & Club and one of the side items on the lunch buffet was a roasted sweet potato, apple and almond salad. It was delicious and would make a great side dish for holidays. Any chance...