Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775

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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
A TASTE OF ISRAEL I've heard it said that there are really a very limited number of recipes in the world -- that there are basic ones from which all others evolve. Who was the first person in the world to have the idea of wrapping little pastries around a savory filling? He/she could possibly claim the patent for wontons,...
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Abundant in vitamins and minerals, they're economical, too
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
I used to be intimidated by dried beans. The thought of soaking them made me nervous. But when I realized all it takes to be an aficionado is boiling water, I began preparing every kind of dried bean imaginable. Then I became a snob, pitying people who bought canned beans. But I've passed through that phase and now incorporate both...
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Mordechai Shinefield, Jewish Exponent Feature
"There's a feeling that this is the next Brooklyn," Saul Sudin said, gesturing to the South Philadelphia neighborhood right outside Congregation Shivtei Yeshuron Ezras Israel. Faced with the depressed urban scene surrounding the shul, one might be hard-pressed to share Sudin's enthusiasm. The synagogue, founded in 1876, sits deep in the neighborhood, sandwiched between row houses and across from empty...
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Rabbi David Teutsch, a local author, was among the 2011 National Jewish Book Award winners. Teutsch, who lives in Mount Airy and is the former president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, received the Myra H. Kraft Award in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice. His book, A Guide to Jewish Practice: Everyday Living , was published by RRC...
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Composer John Kander plays on social injustice, comfortable at making an audience squirm a bit
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Razzle-dazzle 'em? Who better than John Kander. The Chicago composer has always thought of Broadway as his kind of town. Now, it may be Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Theatre Company www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org has bagged some major bragging rights in bringing The Scottsboro Boys -- a critically acclaimed theater piece that nevertheless got the audience's heave on Broadway in December 2010 -- to...
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