Friday, November 21, 2014 Heshvan 28, 5775

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Immigration advocacy meets the stage: How the managing attorney for HIAS in Philadelphia put together a coalition of a dozen organizations in order to bring an immigration-themed performance to the area.
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There's a healthier way around too much oil
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Helen Nash, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
My challenge: to preserve the flavor of the fried potato pancake and at the same time to make it healthier, less messy and more versatile. In other words, a latke doesn’t have to be just for Chanukah.
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Then veer slightly from tradition
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Chavie Lieber, JTA
Gone are the days when the Chanukah holiday meant an eight-day binge fest of all things fried.
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Philadelphia artist and writer pens an imaginative memoir — with the assistance of her deceased father.
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Jane Biberman, Inside Feature
My father got into computers 20 years after he died,” claims Esta Cassway. “I was not particularly a believer in spirits,” says the local painter, lyricist and writer. That is, until 1992, when her father’s restless spirit, apparently relishing its afterlife, began interfering with her work. “I had been asked by Aronson Publishers to write and illustrate a two-volume set...
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Decoding the Torah through gematria
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Melissa Jacobs, Inside Feature
If God wrote you a letter, would you read it? Well, God did, and you have. The letter is the Torah. For centuries, Jews have been reading the Torah again and again, poring through its stories, its heroes and villains, its messages and meanings. What about the language in which the letter is written? What about the Hebrew alphabet? The...
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