Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Politics

Two Sides to Every Story

13:33 12 January in Latest, Politics
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By Caroline Kessler Although the barrage of international media coverage on Israel’s war on Gaza seems to have sloped off, more personal coverage has emerged. B'tselem, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, started a project to give the people of Gaza...

Pho-like Matzo Ball Soup

15:44 30 December in Latest, Politics
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By Olga Berman Pho-like Matzo Ball Soup Ingredients 4.5 ounce Manischewitz Matzo Ball & Soup mix 3 quarts water 1 egg 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons coriander seeds 4 cloves 2 star anise 2 inch piece of ginger, cut into a few pieces 2 teaspoon sugar 1-2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce 1 cup snowpeas, halved 1 cup shredded Napa...

The Cat's Meow

13:09 29 December in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer While perusing the bookshelves at Barnes and Nobel yesterday, I came across a wonderful graphic novel entitled The Rabbi’s Cat by the French author, Joann Sfar, best known in the US for his children’s series, The Little Vampire.  The Rabbi’s Cat tells the...

Old Reading for the New Year

16:41 28 December in Latest, Politics
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By Caroline Kessler As a way to occupy myself over winter break (and not go stir-crazy in the process), I’m picking my way through the Best American Essays collections. They’re an interesting assemblage of what’s considered the “best” in essay writing from publications like The New...

A Declaration of War

13:38 22 December in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer Well, the mystery is solved…sort of.  The infamous “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign stolen from Auschwitz on December 18 has been recovered on the other side of the country from where it was taken.  At this point, the Polish police are refusing to comment...