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Madoff, The Tragic Hero?

02/09/2016 - 11:31
Special To The Jewish Week

Something strange happened to me. I went to sleep one evening and woke up in a parallel universe in which Bernard Madoff was considered a tragic hero.

George Robinson

Eat And Drink Like Mad Men

Kick it old-school with food and drink inspired by the series' return.
04/03/2013 - 20:00
Food & Wine Editor

"Mad Men" returns for its sixth season this Sunday, and all of the anticipation and excitement surrounding the two-hour premier may have sent you on a nostalgia trip to the good old 1960's. Fortunately, Amy J. Barry, a child of parents quite similar to the Drapers, has cooked up some delectable 1960's-inspired recipes, featured in The Day

Throw a retro party to celebrate the return of Mad Men. Istockphoto

Oprah Goes Orthodox (Sort Of)

01/30/2012 - 19:00
Associate Editor

Not since Melanie Griffith donned a sheitel to play an undercover cop in the 1992 film “A Stranger Among Us,” has an A-list celebrity (not counting Matisyahu) brought an entourage a film crew into chasidic Brooklyn.

But in a two-part series beginning Feb. 12, talk show diva Oprah Winfrey’s new TV program brings viewers to Crown Heights and Borough Park, where chasidic families she interviews, according to the “Oprah’s Next Chapter” website, “lift the veil, revealing the secrets to their usually private and mysterious way of life.”

Oprah learns about chasidic culture.
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