Sunday, January 25, 2015 Shevat 5, 5775

Of all the various Jewish holidays, the Sabbath is the oldest, and the only one specifically referred to in the Ten Commandments. From the Hebrew word shabbat , "to rest," the Sabbath is a time to spend with the family in peace, a festive celebration. It begins at sundown on Friday with the lighting of the candles and blessing of...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Since moving to Jerusalem in 1982, writer Yossi Klein Halevi has seen Israel go through a lot: vicious acts of terrorism, disengagement from the Gaza Strip and, a decade ago, the assassination of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. The Israel correspondent for The New Republic and an occasional contributor to the opinion pages of The New York Times, Halevi will...
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Who doesn't like Oreos? Add them to cheesecake, and you have a winning combination! Oreo Cheesecake With Sour-Cream Topping [Dairy] For Crust: 2 cups graham-cracker crumbs 1?2 cup sugar 1?2 cup melted butter For Filling: 4 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese 11?3 cups sugar 11?3 cups broken-up Oreo cookies (small pieces) 4 whole eggs, plus 1 extra yolk 2...
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Water babies? Water babes! Even in their 80s now, the women of "Watermarks" - the pooled report of eight members of the legendary Hakoah Vienna Sports Club, whose reunion 65 years after Nazi nefariousness sent them scurrying to different corners of the world - holds water and then some as a choice for the next edition of the Philadelphia Jewish...
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David Tilman, JE Feature
Nearly 100 musicians filled the stage of Verizon Hall for the opening concert of the Philly Pops' 27th season on a Sunday afternoon at the end of October, and the seats in the auditorium, including the section behind the stage, were almost totally occupied. Peter Nero - founding artistic director, conductor and jazz-pianist extraordinaire - led his virtuoso forces in...
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Gershman Y
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Wed. Jan 28
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
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National Museum of American Jewish History
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