Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

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Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
When my boys were younger, we had hot cider for them and the neighborhood kids after a hard day playing in the leaves. Now that my kids are out of the house and I’m doing all the raking (yeah, right), I’ve decided to invite other “parents of children too old to do the chores we don’t want to do” over...
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Ethel Hofman
Sheila Epstein, my longtime friend from California, is a cook extraordinaire. She can effortlessly whip up dinner for 12, as she did on Sukkot, or Shabbat dinner for her family of six. This year, on our annual visit to California, as we dined under the stars, the highlight of the meal was two braided round challahs. To me, challahs come...
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With your choice of a dozen films from around the world, taking advantage of the 32nd annual Phila­­delphia Jewish Film Festival could require some strategizing. The two-week festival kicks off Nov. 3 at the Gershman Y.
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In 2006, Arnon Goldfinger found himself in a situation familiar to virtually anyone who has experienced the death of an older relative. He was tasked with the responsibility of emptying out the Tel Aviv flat where his maternal grandmother, Gerda Tuchler, lived for 70 years, from the time she and his grandfather, Kurt, immigrated to Israel from Nazi Germany in...
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See the likeness of the first Jewish American commodore on Independence Mall
Who is that man and what did he do? That’s what Gary "Yuri" Tabach, a recently retired U.S. Navy captain living in Moscow, hoped generations of Philadelphians would ask when he decided to commission a 1,000-plus-pound bronze statue and have it mounted on a pedestal outside Congregation Mikveh...
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Arts and Culture Events

Thu. Jan 29
National Museum of American Jewish History
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Thu. Jan 29
Jewish Learning Venture
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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