Saturday, September 20, 2014 Elul 25, 5774

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NBC obviously is missing the boat with its Jay-Conan-Jimmy comic drama. There is a viable, impossibly thrifty alternative to this star-strudded, money-saddled soap opera that would at once save NBC and place God on its side. All the network has to do is cull its archives for the answer. Move the rabbi in. There he is, Rabbi Glickman, the nebbishe,...
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Coming through the rye -- slowly cooked corned beef, juicy and marbled in enough fat to make it appear as if it's drooling; cole slaw so temptingly tangy they sent it to the moon with the astronauts; and Russian dressing -- aah, the Russian! -- so smoothly creamy, even Putin wouldn't protest. Got you hungry? Take a number! Built on...
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The Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Pennsylvania is now the home of a wealth of papers from bestselling novelist Chaim Potok. The writer -- a Penn alum -- was also a professor and a rabbi during his multifaceted career, as well as editor-in-chief of Philadelphia's Jewish Publication Society. The archive contains lectures, sermons, correspondence, promotional materials...
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... and tackling them with clarity and precision
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As he was writing Judaism: A Way of Being , David Gelernter printed portions of the work as several long essays in Commentary magazine. Reading each new installment, I remember thinking that the completed manuscript would surely be a distinctive piece of work. But little could I have known from these samples alone just how exceptional it would be, unlike...
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It's quick and easy, and you get to keep all the proceeds!
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
Bake sales were a staple of my youth, but I haven't come across one in some time. Still, I crave the excitement and the selection of homemade treats. So what do you do when you can't find a bake sale? Make your own -- right in your own kitchen! These treats are portable and tasty, perfect for on-the-go parents and...
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Mekor Habracha Center City Synagogue
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National Museum of American Jewish History
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