Thursday, May 28, 2015 Sivan 10, 5775

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Melissa Jacobs, Jewish Exponent Feature
The Philadelphia Holo­caust Remembrance Foun­da­tion is launching a celebration of the music, sports, art and literature of Terezin, the Nazi-run ghetto/concentration camp in the former Czechoslovakia also known by its German name, Theresienstadt. Art, culture and sport -- at a concentration camp? "It sounds counterintuitive -- bordering on crazy -- but it's true," says Rachel Lithgow, executive director of the...
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Andrea Cantor Jewish Exponent Feature
A little more than a year ago, David Prutchi, a bio­medical engineer, approached his daughter with an unusual proposal -- to write a book together. At first, 16-year-old Shanni, who will be a senior this year at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, was skeptical. But it was only a moment's hesitation, she says, and now she's the proud co-author of...
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The owners of the Burger.org restaurants are trying to succeed where another kosher establishment failed, on Old York Road in Elk­ins Park. Eyal Aranya, who co-owns the Burger.org chain, plans to open in the space formerly occupied by Max & David's, which closed in April after five years. The transition will be made easier by the former restaurant's ko­sher certification...
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What's Cooking?
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Linda Morel
"In South Africa, Jewish women made everything from scratch," says Lynne Jacobson, who emigrated from Johannesburg to Toronto, Canada, in 2000. Like her family, many South African Jews have left their homeland, cherishing their mem­ories and recipes. "Teiglach were served at every holiday, except Passover," says Jacobson. "My granny used to make it." A Rosh Hashanah delicacy, teiglach were common...
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Duvid Swirsky is not your typical rocker. Instead of hanging out backstage after a recent performance at a Los Angeles venue, Swirsky, one of the founders of Moshav, the Israeli-American rock band, was shopping for groceries for his wife. After performing in bands for more than half of his life, Swirsky can be forgiven for not hewing to the more...
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