Tagged Anne Kleinberg

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How to eat a Pomegranate

Pomegranates add a splash of color, texture and flavor to many dishes. Photo by Anne Kleinberg Now that you know why you want to wrestle with this amazing fruit, check out recipes to enjoy the hard-earned nuggets of flavor in Jewish Life columnist Anne Kleinberg’s book Pomegranates: 70 Celebratory Recipes. Published by Ten Speed Press…

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Occasional Moments of Joy

Living in Israel gives you plenty to complain about. If we’re not scolding ourselves, plenty of other countries are ready and eager to do so. And then there’s the socioeconomic gap, the aggression and rudeness, the hot-tempered egos versus the arrogant snobs. Don’t get me started! But every so often, not too frequently but definitely…

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I’m Jason Levin and I’m the Green Party candidate for Governor. We’re a diverse group, united by a worldview that is both optimistic and pragmatic. We’ve never been “mainstream.” Our outsider vantage point often helps us to recognize problems (and solutions) that oth- ers miss. I’m not talking about the Green Party, I’m…

Life on the Other Side

Real estate is a unique matter in Israel (isn’t everything?). And I should know – I bought land and built a home here. My previous experience with being a homeowner was buying a condo in Manhattan. Nothing very special in that – saw it, loved it, signed the papers, owned it. But in Israel? Oh!…

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Life On the Other Side: Salad Days

It’s hot. And it’s going to become more so. Summertime has arrived in Israel, and it means only one thing – Get Away from the Stove! These are not days for heavy-duty cooking, and I for one have no intention of spending hours in the kitchen. I say, “Bring on the veggies and let the salad reign!” Don’t get…

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Life On the Other Side

When you live in Israel, you grab your moments of joy wherever and whenever you can. Because if you don’t – you might not survive. I’m exaggerating of course. On the contrary, Israel is a pretty nice place to live. I know we have wars and terrorist incidents; enemies surround us and the whole world…