Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

Smith, that is. And make way for the perfect pear!
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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
I've been Granny Smithed and Red Delicioused to death these past few weeks. Everyone is apple pie this and apple cider that. I say, let the pear have its day; after all, it's in season, too. So why not make it front and center in your menu? Pears, like apples, are incredibly versatile. In addition to being delicious served raw,...
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Try this winning seasonal combination: sweet pears and rich gorgonzola, a definite favorite! Pear-and-Gorgonzola Focaccia (Dairy) 1 lb. loaf frozen white-bread dough, thawed 3 Tbsps. butter, melted 1 large (11/2 cups) ripe pear, cored, sliced* 1 Tbsp. sugar 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary 4 oz. gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled Grease a 12-inch pizza...
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Empowering others for the firm's benefit
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Karen Friedman, JE Feature
When my 19-year-old son, who attends college in another state, called to ask if he could take his car to school, I immediately said no. He asked why. After I danced around the explanation with no legitimate reason, he reminded me that when I was 19, I had a car at school. Well, times were different then, I told myself...
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Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival: Older and wiser?
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The old saw said, "Don't trust anyone over 30." Does that include film festivals and their directors? Trust us, says Judith Golden, the golden goal-oriented chair of the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival www.gershmany.org/pjff.php as it celebrates its 30th anniversary and looks to the future with its usual eclectic list of flicks that click with connoisseurs and auteurs as well as...
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"Greenwich Village Hooligans"? Gee, why didn't he think of that, chuckles director/writer (with Michael Jaeger) Josh Shelov of what he could have called "The Best and the Brightest." Because, probably, the writer of "Green Street Hooligans" -- Shelov's acclaimed other major credit -- would have been repeating himself. And, one thing's for sure: Shelov is an original. It shines through...
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