Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774

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More than a decade ago, Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso published her first children's book, God's Paintbrush , which was based on an experience her daughter had had at school. One day, the child returned home with a picture she'd drawn of God that made the deity look like a kindly grandfather. When she showed her mother her handiwork, the child...
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A time of rejoicing for abundance, for family and for the stranger
Sukkot is the Jewish Thanksgiving. The weeklong festival begins on the fifth day after Yom Kippur and includes many joyous aspects, each with its own name. As Chag Ha'asif , it is the "Festival of the Harvest," which coincides with the full moon and harvest time of ancient Palestine. It is also called zeman simchatenu , or a "time of...
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Have you discovered candy-bar wrappers in your son's book bag? Are you tired of afternoon snacks ruining your daughter's dinner? A nutritionist at Albert Einstein Medical Center offers some suggestions for healthier after-school snacking. Flavia Herzog, M.A., R.D., conducts nutrition workshops for children and their parents in Philadelphia, as well as provides one-on-one nutrition counseling to patients at Albert Einstein...
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A sudden sensation may be next step in the dieting boom
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Have you tried to diet and failed … over and over and over again? Have you joined a gym or tried your own exercise routine at home - and once again failed to lose those stubborn pounds mainly because boredom sets in? Well, why not consider dancing as a more perfect form of exercise and weight control? Area experts say...
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Evan Handler: From Harry the lawyer, to Sellers the therapist
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Hollywood Is TV's "Hot Properties" too hot to … Handler? No. Evan Handler can handle it; after all, he's had sex and the city, so what's another Manhattan matchup going to mean? A lot, as it turns out. Harry Goldenblatt of "Sex and the City" has gone uptown, upscale, from plain Joe to player in this new Friday-night ABC comedy...
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