Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Kislev 25, 5775

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"Transcending Their Boun­daries: The Children of Te­rezin" is now open at the Central Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St. This exhibit shows how the children of the ghetto/concentration camp at Terezin used the arts to spiritually escape their physical incarceration. Be sure to check the website of the Philadfelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation to find out about...
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Like so many Jews around the world, Sherry Kendis and Rabbi Menachem Schmidt have been spending the end of Elul preparing for the first of Tishrei. What makes Kendis and Schmidt's preparation different is in just how literally they are celebrating the beginning of 5773: They have been putting the finishing touches onto "Tishrei," an exhibit opening on Sept. 7...
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WHAT'S COOKING?
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
Two years ago, our family planted its first vegetable garden. With the best of intentions, the 2010 and 2011 ­seasons were a bust. We ­didn't harvest enough to cover a salad plate. My two granddaughters' hopes were dashed by this meager showing. But this summer, with raised beds, enriched soil and some experience behind us, our garden yielded more lettuce,...
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Helen Nash, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
NEW YORK Cooking has been a passion for me, and passing on my knowledge and experience to a new kosher audience is one of my greatest joys. When my two earlier books were published -- Kosher Cuisine and Helen Nash's Kosher Kitchen --that joy was mingled with regret at having to exclude so many more appetizing dishes and ideas about...
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Who knew that exorcisms were an ecu­me­ical affair? It turns out that Jews can be possessed by spirits just as easily as the faithful of other religions — a concept that audience members of The Possession, opening in area movie theaters this weekend, will soon discover. Based on the true story of a wine cabinet-turned dybbuk box and the serial...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Dec 17
Gershman Y
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed. Dec 17
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Fri. Dec 19
Festival of Lights
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
5:00 PM-7:30 PM

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