Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Kislev 4, 5775

But that was then, this is now; today's Rittenhouse belongs to everyone
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SPEAKING VOLUMES When I was a child, there was no locale in this city that represented White Anglo-Saxon Protestant privilege more than Rittenhouse Square. The staid-looking buildings that surrounded the park back then, along with the lovely booths, fountains, sculptures and pathways that marked the leafy interior, seemed to whisper to a young Jewish boy like me: "This terrain is...
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What exactly is a pumpkin? A vegetable? No. A fruit? Yes. A fruit is defined as being the part of the plant that contains seeds. The average pumpkin contains about a cup of seeds, so they are most definitely a fruit. Pumpkins come in a multitude of colors, shapes and sizes. They're grown green, yellow, red, white, blue and even...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN On a sunny afternoon this past summer, a group of us climbed into a minivan to search for culture, cuisine, and "bed and breakfasts." Our route took us up north through New York's Finger Lakes region, then on to Stratford, Ontario, followed by a trip south to Pennsylvania's own "Grand Canyon." B&B's have become the ultimate boutique...
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Better yet, if you knew what she would say, give a listen
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Is Susie Green ... cursed? She's got a successful -- if philandering, frumpy -- husband; a gorgeous Hollywood Hills home -- maybe a bit too close to the noxious next door neighbor; and a sense of fashion that a lion would envy if he ever ran out of bold stripes. How could she be cursed? "Not cursed, you m#$**&!!$ idiot;...
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Carlebach, the daughter, will bring her inspired sound to the area
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Marsha Bryan Edelman, JE Feature
Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach began singing in the 1950s, and throughout the latter decades of the 20th century, achieved renown as a performer and as the composer of countless melodies that have entered the popular vernacular. His "Am Yisrael Chai" was an anthem that galvanized the movement to free Soviet Jewry; "Od Yishama" and "Ki Va Moed" have become staples at...
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