Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774

How best to prepare for someone who's ill
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
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 and deliver them to her home. When they approached me, of course I said yes. All these years later, with Wendy fit and healthy, I had forgotten our cooking cooperative, until a woman in my...
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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 any sweet tooth! Chocolate Toffee Matzah (Dairy) 5 matzahs 1 stick butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 cups chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped, salted nuts (almonds, peanuts, walnuts or cashews) Preheat oven to 350°. Line...
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By:
Marshall Weiss, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
When the mighty Titanic ocean liner sank 100 years ago this week, 18-year-old Jewish immigrant Leah Aks and her 10-month-old son, Philip, were on board. Passover had concluded the day before. On sailing day, Leah was pleased to find that the third class was not completely booked; she and Philip had a cabin to themselves. Leah was born in Warsaw,...
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Isn't it Rich? No, actually, recalls Carl Moritz of his Bar Mitzvah days, it was Philly Joe Jones whom he most admired as a drummer -- although Buddy Rich deserves a drum roll as well. The 22-year-old Bala Cynwyd native son is on his own roll now, just returned from the International Jazz Congress in Amsterdam as part of the...
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By:
Peter Ephross, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Nearly all fans of baseball history have heard of Hank Greenberg. Most have heard of Al Rosen. But fewer have heard of Cal Abrams, and hardly any, it's safe to say, have heard of Lou Limmer. All four are members of a compelling team -- the 165 American Jews who played Major League Baseball between the 1870s and the end...
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