Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774

Creators of Judaica reveal their inspirations
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S etting the seder table with her mother is one of Joy Stember’s cherished childhood memories. Before their Melrose Park home became filled with friends, laughter and prayers, Stember and her mother had their own ritual. “For place settings, we used my grandmother’s fine china with gold edging, which we only used at Passover and Rosh Hashanah,” Stember says. “Then...
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Melissa Jacobs, Jewish Exponent Feature
Fear is one of the most striking elements in The Diary Of Anne Frank. It controlled the lives of the eight people who hid in that famous Amsterdam attic. Would someone hear them? Would someone turn them in to the Nazis? Of course, someone eventually did. But who? The identity of the informant has never been revealed, though several theories...
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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
A TASTE OF ISRAEL Call them suppers or dinners or even lunches: The principle is the same. During those busy pre-Passover days, we want to get out of the kitchen quickly (so we can clean out our pantry or beat the shopping crowds and/or do any number of other pre-Pesach preps). Every year, we hear that "an army marches on...
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In the currency of today's money market meltdown, what exactly would 30 pieces of silver be worth?
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Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
Yes, it's that crazy cleaning, pre-Passover time of the year when you think you have to eat or throw out anything and everything that you can't use during the eight days of the chag. Sprinkle bread crumbs on everything, finish up the oatmeal, corn meal, cup cakes, sweet rolls and cereal in two days and try and figure out where...
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