Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775

But the Liberty Bell has a resonance few American icons can match
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It's accepted as a truism that the majority of Philadelphians take the wealth of historical artifacts that surround them -- the most significant dating from the period of this country's struggle for independence -- pretty much for granted. I say this with some certainty since I count myself as typical of those who've spent most of their lives in and...
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Daphna Berman, JE Feature
As Denise Powell tells it, she grew up on two kinds of soul food. The first, which her mother cooked for the family, consisted of smothered fried chicken, homemade biscuits, and fried tomatoes in gravy. The other, which her mother cooked outside the home, included brisket, onion kugel, and chicken livers cooked in schmaltz. "I grew up on black soul...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
July 4th has become the midsummer getaway. It might be a week at the shore or a long weekend in the mountains. But wherever you decide to roost, make sure you've got a lot of good food on hand. It's one of the main attractions of being together away from the daily grind. Vacation kitchens are usually small in size,...
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
When the days are longer and the nights warmer, there's nothing better than lounging about outside -- on a deck or even the lawn -- watching the kids play as the sun sets and the lightening bugs start to appear. It's also the perfect time of year for homemade frozen treats to help cool everyone off. These desserts vary from...
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Rachel Levy Lesser, JEFeature
As a saxophone, piano and clarinet player, Ken Silver is a world-class musician; he has played for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Vice President Al Gore and several times for President Bill Clinton, including a recent stint at a Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia event. He is also a dedicated educator, serving as the...
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