Friday, July 3, 2015 Tammuz 16, 5775

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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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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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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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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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Come Thanksgiving, no one will beat Shayna Rose to the drumsticks. How could they? She's been twirling and handling them spectacularly already as Marina, the dreamboat/drummer/ heartbeat of "The Fresh Beat Band," the rockin' role she has on Nickelodeon's niche program for musical newbies. A series that attracts minions from the mini-crowd ... the "Band" plays to the preschool set;...
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