Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
An important archaeological discovery made in Israel could shed more light on the ancient culture of the Philistines, a seafaring people that left the area of Greece in about 1200 BCE and landed on Israel's shores. At a dig in late July at Tell es-Safi, a site approximately halfway between Jerusalem and Ashkelon, a young woman found a pottery shard...
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For the second time in its 58-year history, Post 575 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America has honored a former soldier by latching his name to the group. When it formed back in 1947, the post was named after Lt. Milton Kelkey, a Philadelphian who was killed in battle during World War II. In April,...
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"New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world," wrote novelist and short story writer F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1932 of the city that would forever be the embodiment of his dreams. David Stravitz, the author and compiler of the clear, crisp photography that fills New York, Empire City, 1920-1945, recently published by Abrams, uses the Fitzgerald...
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Offbeat musings on arts, culture and Philadelphians
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We are family: Attorney Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin , chair of the family law practice group at WolfBlock, addressed the topic of PARTNERS, a relationship education project sponsored by the American Bar Association, at the 2005 Academy for Family and Consumer Science Educators conference gathered in Norristown. … Who better folk than Philly's Gene Shay to serve as emcee of the...
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When TLW got a chance last week to talk to Tommy Lee — no video cameras allowed on premises — the raunchy rocker/ charming raconteur got to pondering postgraduate possibilities now that “Tommy Lee Goes to College,” a Tuesday-night hit on NBC, has made him an even bigger — if that’s possible — man on campus. May TLW make a...
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