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Fake News (Happy Purim!)

DISCLAIMER: These are joke articles written by the Jewish Exponent staff in honor of the holiday. Study: Jewish Men Most Likely to Resemble George Costanza or Newman ANITA...

Prepare for Purim With Parties and Parodies

Get your groggers ready and your taste buds prepped for hamantashen because Purim is almost here! The holiday begins March 11 and Philly starts celebrating...
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Friendsgiving: The Story of a Minimalist Rosh Hashanah Dinner, Circa 5777

This year, I decided to try something new for Rosh Hashanah. Well, I didn’t really decide — since my parents were gone during Rosh Hashanah...
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High Holidays are ‘Glory Days’ for Area Rabbis

Rabbi Barry Schlesinger was sitting in Citizens Bank Park a few weeks ago listening to Bruce Springsteen when a revelation hit him: “The Boss” would’ve...
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Tales of the Shofar to Get the New Year Off Right

The sound of the shofar is usually one of joy and celebration. It’s a time when Jews throughout the world announce the coming of...
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Welcoming the Sweet New Year

I was never especially fond of apples growing up, as I was part of Generation High Fructose Corn Syrup, whose palettes were warped by...
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Don’t Feel Like Cooking? Go to These Places Instead

There are plenty of alternatives for places to go to get the family together to celebrate the New Year. As we continue enduring a record...
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The Gluten Free Jewish Momma is Looking out for You

The Gluten Free Jewish Momma bakes a special Rosh Hashanah challah and Jewish kugel for her daughter and husband and makes sure everything on...
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Rosh Hashanah: A Honey of a Menu

Honey forms a cornerstone on most Rosh Hashanah menus, symbolizing the hope for a sweet year ahead. Honey forms a cornerstone on most Rosh Hashanah...
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Stories of Survival Surround Pre-Passover Table

Holocaust survivors and their guests were able to share their stories of survival at the fifth annual Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater...