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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Iran's Rouhani outmaneuvering hard-liners on Syria, nuclear talks

    TEHRAN -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appears to be outmaneuvering hard-liners with his move Thursday to take control of stalled nuclear negotiations and in curbing bombastic vows to defend ally  Syria from threatened U.S. airstrikes. In sharp...
  • Ravens-Broncos rematch highlights tonight's release of NFL schedule

    Ravens-Broncos rematch highlights tonight's release of NFL schedule
    The NFL will release its regular-schedule tonight at 8 p.m. during an NFL Network special which is expected to confirm what the Ravens have suspected for weeks: They'll open the season on Sept. 5 against the Denver Broncos. The league is holding off...
  • Lake Forest High School opens without teachers during labor strike

    Lake Forest High School opens without teachers during labor strike
    While teachers remained on strike, Lake Forest High School reopened Monday, apparently with enough students and certified teachers on hand to meet state criteria. But whether the unusual move by the district will allow Monday to count as an official...
  • Rosh Hashana: Expert offers tips, boot camp

    Rosh Hashana: Expert offers tips, boot camp
    Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown Sept. 28. Those feeling challenged about how to usher in the year 5772 in proper style can look for help from Laura Frankel, executive chef of the Spertus Institute. While she'll be offering Rosh...
  • For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options

    For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options
    It doesn't matter whether you were born in Brooklyn or Borneo — if you're Jewish you'll probably include honey on your shopping list for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins on the evening of Sept. 28. Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 premiere recap, 'Resolutions'

    'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 premiere recap, 'Resolutions'
    "Every day in every way I am getting better and better." - Nelson Van Alden What's that, "Boardwalk Empire" without its tragic hero, Jimmy Darmody? What's next, an aviatrix (or "lady flyer" if you prefer) navigating across the continent? As the third...
  • Orioles fans recount night/morning watching win over Mariners

    Orioles fans recount night/morning watching win over Mariners
    We asked Orioles fans who stayed up for the 18-inning win over Seattle to share their experiences of watching the marathon game. Here are a selection of responses: For a Baltimorean living here in the Czech Republic, the game started at 4:00 AM.  So I...
  • Recipe: Dried fruit and almond garnish

    Recipe: Dried fruit and almond garnish
      Total time: 1 hour Servings: 6 as garnish Note: In the homes of Jews from North Africa, this mixture of browned onions, dried fruit and fried almonds is popular for festive occasions as a garnish for couscous or rice. You can blanch the almonds...
  • Recipe: Quick couscous

    Recipe: Quick couscous
      Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 6 1 pound (2½ cups) couscous 1 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 2 cups boiling water 6 tablespoons hot broth Additional broth, soup or stew (for serving) 1. Put couscous in a sauté pan....
  • Recipe: Black-eyed peas with leeks and chard

    Recipe: Black-eyed peas with leeks and chard
      Total time: 2½ hours Servings: 6 as appetizer or side dish Note: Since fresh black-eyed peas are time-consuming to shell, I serve a small amount separately to be added to each portion. Slim black-eyed peas don't need to be shelled. They can be...
  • Recipe: Sautéed apples

    Recipe: Sautéed apples
      Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 12 servings of 2 apple pieces, as garnish Note: If you prefer more apple pieces for each serving, double the ingredients and cook the apples in two batches. 2 large sweet-tart apples, such as Braeburn (14 ounces to...