Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775

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Everything is beautiful at the ballet - especially when it's the Bolshoi accompanied by its chorus line of historical accolades. Sure, the Bolshoi Ballet is big news - Bolshoi literally translates from the Russian as "big." But the biggest news for Philadelphians these days may be that the company's making a rare foray into the city when it appears at...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
If they won't eat salad, then give them soup - preferably chilled, to beat the heat. One of the most familiar cold soups is gazpacho, from the Andalusian region of southern Spain. This uncooked soup is a purée based on fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, celery and cucumber. Bread and hard-cooked eggs are often added, making it a satisfying meal. Less...
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What camp brings to mind
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I had a terrible overnight camp experience. I like to blame it on the camp itself. My father, not wishing to have to spend too much money to send my brother and me to the Poconos, found a YMCA camp that did everything on the cheap. The bunks were spartan, the plumbing ancient (the toilets overflowed into the bunk at...
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It's always an occasion, even in the backyard
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Daniel Stern, JE Feature
July in Philadelphia does not disappoint if you love having your clothes cling to you, doused with dampness, after walking only a block. But even with these scorching-hot days and muggy nights, take a walk one evening to note all the die-hard diners, insistent on eating al fresco no matter what Mother Nature whips up. The wait staff at restaurants...
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The plight of Judith Miller - The New York Times reporter who's now serving time for refusing to disclose sources - has been all over the media. But if, like me, the only thing you're certain about in the whole mess is that Miller's in prison, look no further than the July 18 New York magazine. It published a clever,...
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Adath Israel
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