Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775

Folks go -- ahem -- whole hog for the area's first kosher BBQ event
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Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN Sun, blue skies, green fields shaded by leafy trees. Add to that basketball, swimming and boating on the lake -- everything for a day of family fun. What better setting for the Hava NaGrilla Kosher Barbecue contest, held recently at Willow Grove Day Camp in Hatboro? The event was the first of its kind in the Philadelphia...
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Marissa Jaret Winokur steps into host role on new series airing on Oxygen
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So you think you can ... diet? Cha-cha-chubbies? Give them some Oxygen -- which is exactly where "Dance Your Ass Off" is off and running -- and rumba-ing -- on Monday nights. Dancing with the svelte -- that's partially the goal of "Dance Your Ass Off" (no donkeys were harmed in this series), as a bunch of heavy-hitters whose weight...
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Besa, a book of portraits of Muslims who saved Jews during World War II, is dedicated to the memory of Cornell Capa, which is highly appropriate in at least two senses. One is purely photographic. The crispness and depth of the black-and-white images rendered by photographer Norman H. Gershman that fill this book echo the quality and manner that pervaded...
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NBC ... charity case? No, not the network -- but its spectacular new series whose theme of giving back may provide great payback in ratings for the fourth-place somewhat plucked Peacock. "The Philanthropist" -- must-pledge TV? The new Wednesday night series makes the case for giving from the wallet as its billionaire belies stereotypes, trumping notions that wealth always wields...
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In her chatty introduction to With Strength and Splendor: Jewish Women as Agents of Change, published by the Women's League for Conservative Judaism, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) notes that this is a truly extraordinary time for women. Not only have doors opened and any number of barriers fallen, but women are truly in positions of power. She points out that...
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