Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775

Where did they come from, anyway -- and aren't we glad they're here to stay!
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
What is the Chanukah-latke link? Although Chanukah is not one of the ancient holidays of the Old Testament, it is more than 2,000 years old. Yet potato latkes -- the food most identified with the celebration of Chanukah -- have been around for barely a few centuries. No one really knows why potato latkes (Yiddish for "pancakes") have become so...
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In deciding to sever ties with big-name restaurateurs Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook, the owner of Citron and Rose said it was time for his Main Line kosher restaurant to “take off the training wheels.”
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Judith Leiber’s career has taken her from the Budapest Ghetto to the White House
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Judith Leiber reflects on a remarkable life that has encompassed surviving the Holocaust, creating the iconic handbag company that bears her name and witnessing the opening of a museum devoted to her craft.
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A new documentary, Koch. which opens in area theaters April 26, looks at how the fortunes of New York City were changed with the 1978 election of Ed Koch as mayor.
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Maggie Anton isn’t afraid to offer cutting critiques of Jewish institutions, even those she supports. The author of the popular Rashi’s Daughters trilogy has a new book out and is making appearances in Philly next week.
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