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Sephardi Delicacies

A TASTE OF ISRAELWhen it comes to Passover, many Sephardi Jews customarily eat rice, legumes, corn and green beans -- all foods that are...
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Here a Sheep, There a Sheep

Thousands of families in the Philadelphia area send their kids off to Jewish overnight camp for the summer.Judi Lehrhaupt sends her sheep.For the second...
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All the (Medical) News That’s Fit to … Google?

Maybe you've noticed a strange spot on your skin, or you're feeling more listless than usual. Maybe you're considering surgery, but you're not sure...

A Magic Trick to Do With Matzah

Have a lot of matzah left and don't know what to do with it? Try this tasty little morsel, which is bound to satisfy...
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The Ultimate Soul Food

What's Cooking In 1994, my sister-in-law contracted breast cancer. Immediately several women in her synagogue called Wendy's relatives and friends, asking them to prepare meals...
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Salads Count for the Holiday

The 50 days between Pesach and Shavuot are called the "Counting of the Omer." Thirty-three days into the counting of the Omer, Jews celebrate...
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Bonfires of Lag B’Omer

Lag B'Omer, falling this year on May 10, is a day of pilgrimage to the tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai in Israel's Galilee...
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Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries

Nothing says summer more than a beautiful bowl of fresh cherries. Bing is the best-known sweet cherry. Large, round, and extra-sweet, it has purple-red...

Any Way You Slice It

One of the best things about summer is the wide variety of fresh fruit available all season long.Try topping off your picnic or light...
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PSA Screenings Under Attack

Though common sense dictates that men and wom­en should do everything in their power to think proactive and preventative when it comes to their...