Sunday, February 7, 2016 Shevat 28, 5776

Fest in Show
Ever wondered where “Hava Nagila” came from — and why it’s so ubiquitous at life cycle events? Interested in getting a violin’s-eye view of New York’s street music scene? How about going behind the scenes of Israel Defense Forces internal affairs investigations? If you answered in the affirmative to any of the above, then the Philadelphia Jewish Film festival is for you.
Japanese Gem Downashore
When we want Japanese food downashore — be it sushi, robatayaki or just a wide selection of sake — our first choice is always Izakaya, the Borgata jewel run by chef/owner Michael Schulson.
Try cider of any variety in these cocktail recipes
Richard Pawlak, Inside Magazine Feature
Autumn is heaven for cider lovers, and cider-making partners Rich Smithson and Luigi Desiato have several treats in store for those who love these kinds of nectars.
Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov
A few days before the unveiling of Citron and Rose, an upscale kosher restaurant on the Main Line slated to open Nov. 7, a star chef and a prolific restaurateur who are guiding the enterprise talked to each other about what’s behind the concept.
Chavie Liber, JTA
NEW YORK Sure, his hit “Too Close” is currently the seventh most popular song in the United States, his music video has garnered more than 18 million hits on YouTube and he has mobs of teenage girls chasing him around Europe. But at the end of the day, he still likes to sit down with a nice challenging page of...

Arts and Culture Events

Sun. Feb 7
Venetian Ghetto
Jewish Studies Program at University of Pennsylvania
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Tue. Feb 9
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
12:30 PM