Thursday, September 29, 2016 Elul 26, 5776

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Ethel Hofman
Sheila Epstein, my longtime friend from California, is a cook extraordinaire. She can effortlessly whip up dinner for 12, as she did on Sukkot, or Shabbat dinner for her family of six. This year, on our annual visit to California, as we dined under the stars, the highlight of the meal was two braided round challahs. To me, challahs come...
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With your choice of a dozen films from around the world, taking advantage of the 32nd annual Phila­­delphia Jewish Film Festival could require some strategizing. The two-week festival kicks off Nov. 3 at the Gershman Y.
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In 2006, Arnon Goldfinger found himself in a situation familiar to virtually anyone who has experienced the death of an older relative. He was tasked with the responsibility of emptying out the Tel Aviv flat where his maternal grandmother, Gerda Tuchler, lived for 70 years, from the time she and his grandfather, Kurt, immigrated to Israel from Nazi Germany in...
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See the likeness of the first Jewish American commodore on Independence Mall
Who is that man and what did he do? That’s what Gary "Yuri" Tabach, a recently retired U.S. Navy captain living in Moscow, hoped generations of Philadelphians would ask when he decided to commission a 1,000-plus-pound bronze statue and have it mounted on a pedestal outside Congregation Mikveh...
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When the Idan Raichel Project played to a sold-out crowd of 800 in March at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, they did more than just rock those in attendance with their take on world music. They also set the stage for another big local Israeli musical event. So says Sharona Durry, the founder and executive director of PhillyIsrael, which organized the Raichel...
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