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Reality TV may often be silly, shallow, and trashy. But Top Chef, Project Runway, and other hits can help us teach our children about morality and values.
This week on ‘Top Chef’
Meet the Jews of ‘Top Chef’
The father is a Dell
Cooking Tu B’Shevat-style with Eli from ‘Top Chef,’ and more
A ‘Top Chef’ star takes on Tu B’Shevat
Plus Moldovan anti-Semitism, a Hanukkah world record, and more
Chef Bill Telepan makes a mean brisket, too
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Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.