Issue 43

Friday, October 21, 2016

Local News

CJS series on “Eat, Drink, and Be Kosher” Oct. 27: History of the Jewish deli

The first of the three programs in the upcoming College of Jewish Studies fall series “Eat, Drink, and Be Kosher” will be held on Thursday, October 27, at 7:30 pm, at the Jewish Community Center, 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal

CJS series on “Eat, Drink, and Be Kosher” Nov. 3: Wine in the Jewish tradition

The second program in the College of Jewish Studies fall series, “Eat, Drink, and Be Kosher,” will be held on Thursday, November 3, at 7:30 pm, at the Jewish Community Center, 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal.

CJS series on “Eat, Drink, and Be Kosher” Nov. 10: History of kosher certification

The final program in the College of Jewish Studies fall series “Eat, Drink, and Be Kosher” will be held on Thursday, November 10, at 7:30 pm, at the Jewish Community Center, 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal.

Features

Book review: Sex. drugs, art and rock and roll

There is a wise saying that tells us not to judge a book by its cover. In the case of "Broken Sleep" by Bruce Bauman (Other Press), that statement should be amended to say, "It's best not to judge this novel by its first chapter."

Opinion

Sins of the grandfather

During the recent holidays, we asked God for forgiveness, reciting more than once that the Eternal is merciful and gracious. The attributes we recite are taken from the biblical text, but the final part of that verse – which notes that God will reward or punish future generations for the good deeds or sins of their ancestors – is left out.

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