Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Nisan 12, 5775

The Jewish love affair with carrots is obvious when you see how many recipes using this vegetable appear in most cookbooks, writes Michael van Straten, author of the recent The Healthy Jewish Cookbook . The first time he sampled carrot cake was in a tiny village overlooking Lake Zurich in Switzerland while visiting a friend's cousin. He assumed that the...
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Admit it: The best part of dinner is dessert!
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
When I start planning a menu for a celebratory meal, my first line of attack is the dessert course. Whether it is an intimate sit-down affair with fine china and crystal, or a stand-in-line buffet kiddush with paper and plastic, I want the grand finale to be a memorable one. Now, creating a dessert for eight is quite a different...
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Of those painters who came of (artistic) age at the tail end of Abstract Expressionism, who partook of its painterly elements for a time, then moved on to forge their own styles, Joan Snyder is one of the most dynamic and challenging. She appeared on the art scene in the 1970s with her beautiful and mysterious "stroke" paintings, which she...
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Not all "American Idols" can sing their way to glory; some are glorious in their ability to carry not a tune, but a sense of self and history. Meet Miles and Chris Lerman - which you can do on Sunday, April 23, as a film about their triumphs of the past is screened at Plays & Players in Center City,...
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The Stuckman seder is the last supper you'd want to be invited to. If you thought the Da Vinci code was a puzzler, da Stuckmans' is no better, as this inscrutable screwball family tries to decipher the holiday's meaning while its Passover passes off as a scene from "Sex and the Seder." "When Do We Eat?" is just one of...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Apr 1
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Fri. Apr 3
Chabad of Penn Wynne
8:00 PM-10:30 PM
Wed. Apr 8
Germantown Jewish Centre
10:00 AM

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