Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Kislev 25, 5775

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Covering the spread means more of a challenge when what you're tackling is not middle linebackers but middle age. After all, if the Eagles think it's tough and rough dealing with boo-birds, try boomers and empty-nest syndrome. Carole Lonner has. And her middle ages romp is no Renaissance fare: "The Kids Left. The Dog Died. Now What?" is a musically...
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Fredda Sacharow, JE Feature
Howard Reed owns a small piece of American-Jewish history. Family lore has it that his maternal grandmother, Rebecca Steiner, was the first woman to graduate from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy -- itself the first such institution in North America -- circa 1900. Now Reed, a retired postal clerk, is writing his own chapter in his people's history as the National...
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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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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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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Dec 17
Gershman Y
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri. Dec 19
Festival of Lights
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Fri. Dec 19
Germantown Jewish Centre
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