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What Is Different About New American Haggadah?

(14) Comments | Posted March 22, 2012 | 12:33 PM

Jews have a special relationship to books, and the Haggadah -- the user's manual for the Passover seder -- has been translated more widely, and reprinted more often, than any other Jewish book. Everywhere there have been Jews, there have been new Haggadahs. The Torah is the foundational text for...

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'Tree Of Codes': A Novel Cut Out Of Another Novel (PHOTOS)

(41) Comments | Posted November 15, 2010 | 8:04 AM

Working on this book was extraordinarily difficult. Unlike novel writing, which is the quintessence of freedom, here I had my hands tightly bound. Of course one hundred people would have come up with one hundred different books using this same process of erasing words from "Street of Crocodiles" in order...

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Quitting Meat: A Process Of Change

(562) Comments | Posted November 10, 2009 | 8:20 AM

Mark Twain said that quitting smoking is among the easiest things one can do; he did it all the time. I would add vegetarianism to the list of easy things. In high school I became a vegetarian more times than I can now remember, most often as an effort to...

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