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  • Disseminating Distortions

    By Ellen Sandler

    September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The Internet may prove a valuable tool for preserving a language spoken by Jews for 500 years. Sephardi Jews from around the world could help compile a dictionary of Ladino by providing their input via the Internet, according to Winfried Busse, a professor of philology at the Berlin...

  • If You Are What You Eat, I Must Be Jewish

    By Ellen Sandler

    April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    I'm a vegetarian. So why were there six pounds of brisket in my oven last week? Because Max, my 15-year-old son, loves it. When he was 9 we went to my friends the Weisses for seder, and he ate brisket. He never forgot it. Two years later he asked me if I could get "Arlene's recipe"...