Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775

By:
Ethel Hofman
Is there such a thing as Israeli cuisine? After all, Israel is a nation of immigrants; they came from Eastern Europe, Russia, Yemen, Ethiopia … from all corners of the world. They arrived in Palestine with their own culinary customs and culture, with cooking pots slung over their shoulders and recipes carried in their memories. But they soon found that...
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By:
Eileen Goltz
Every holiday, I start looking for a fresh vegetable to serve that isn’t connected to the perennial carrot tzimmes and/or green beans. I can’t afford asparagus for 12 — it’s almost as much as my shul dues — and broccoli is just too prosaic. While I’ve heard leeks called the “poor man’s asparagus,” they are truly a stand-out vegetable in...
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In the centuries-long history of American theater, there have been numerous examples of popular, critically acclaimed plays and musicals with Jewish themes: Fiddler on the Roof, Broken Glass, Conversations With My Father, Pirates of Penzance, to name a few. No, you haven't wandered into an easily solved version of "One of these things is not like the other." According to...
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By:
Daniel Eisenstadt and Michael Granoff
The greatest success story in recent Jewish history has become one of the world's best-kept secrets in under a generation. On Dec. 6, 1987, when Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev arrived in Washington, D.C., more than a quarter-million American Jews -- Democrats and Republicans, observant and secular, and individuals representing the entire spectrum of Israeli politics -- gathered on the National...
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By:
Rivka Tal
In Israel, the weather is almost always warm during the seven-day festival of Sukkot. And many families enjoy their holiday meals in the palm-branch-roofed sukkah. Suk­kot are often “attached” to the ubiquitous small Israeli apart­ments or down a few flights of stairs. Easy-to-prepare — and-transport — meals are handy at this time of the year, and I believe we can...
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Tue. Dec 23
The Global Phenomenon 8th Day Live in Concert
Lubavitch of Bucks County
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Wed. Dec 24
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Thu. Dec 25
Temple Sholom in Broomall
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