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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...
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Archbishop Chaput Offers Passover Best Wishes

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has extended best wishes to the Jewish community in advance of the upcoming Passover holiday. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has extended...
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The Jewish Explosion 2016

Our annual Purim schpiel is all the news fit to spoof. ‘Hamilton’ Creator Writing New Musical Nathan Laneberg | JE Staff After creating the biggest hit Broadway...
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Speaking for the Trees on Tu B’Shevat

In 1981, Barbara Walters (or Baba Wawa as fellow Member of the Tribe Gilda Radner would say — and play — on Saturday Night...
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The only latke recipe video you’ll ever need

Latkes don’t just fall from the sky. Someone has to cook them and we have the best video to show you how. Who doesn’t love...
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A Burning Desire to Get Outta Town

No matter if  you have time for a day trip or the means for a trans-Atlantic jaunt, here are four destinations that guarantee a...
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A Jewel-Worthy Selection

Depending upon a number of factors — your bankroll, whether you want to schlep into the city, deal with the crowds at the mall...
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Reduce, Reuse … Regift?

 From a Jewish historical standpoint, “Chanukah is not primarily about gifts,” noted Rabbi Eli Freedman of Congregation Rodeph Shalom. “The gift-giving custom is a...
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A Handmade Holiday

Some of the very best gifts out there are the ones you make yourself - or by local artisans. From scrumptious donuts to chocolate menorahs,...
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Chanukah FAQs for non-Jews

For non-Jews, Chanukah has been built up to be perceived as the most important Jewish holiday, even though we all know the High Holidays...