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Chabon’s Kavalier & Clay escape pages for a new horizon: The theater

Chabon’s Kavalier & Clay escape pages for a new horizon: The theater

By Deborah Gardner, Special to The Jewish Sound Michael Chabon’s popular 2001 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,” is packed with themes of metamorphosis and reinvention. It’s 1939, the golden age of comics, when Brooklyn-stifled Sammy Clay meets his cousin, Joe Kavalier, a fresh escapee of Nazi oppression in Prague. The(…)

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Bringing the new Middle East into the kitchen

Bringing the new Middle East into the kitchen

By Dikla Tuchman, Jewish Sound Correspondent To just look at Adeena Sussman’s résumé of food writing over the last 13 years is enough to make your mouth water. Sussman, invited to Seattle to cater a young-women-focused Hadassah event earlier this month, brought a wealth of knowledge and Israeli cooking experience. The food writer, cook, recipe(…)

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Macklemore responds

Macklemore responds

By Joel Magalnick, Editor, The Jewish Sound On his blog at Macklemore.com, the local rap star explains that the costume he wore at his concert Friday night was not in any way intended to depict Jewish stereotypes. As he wrote: Family, friends and fans alike who know me well, know that I’m absolutely not the(…)

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