Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Av 13, 5775

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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
The thing about comic strips, said Yaakov Kirschen, is that "it's really hard to do, but it looks easy." Kirschen should know -- he's been the pen behind The Jerusalem Post's strip, called Dry Bones , for the last 35 years, and he brought his incisive wit and piercing pen to Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley Monday night. Jokes...
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Since the 1960s, Israeli journalist Yair Stern has made a name for himself working in various media, but he's perhaps best known as a guiding force behind the development of his country's television industry over the past 40 years. Last week, on the eve of receiving an Excellence in Media Award from his alma mater, Temple University, Stern, now 66,...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
After 36 years, the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center is getting ready to say goodbye. Well, sort of. "We're not closing, because that gives the idea that we're going under, never to be seen again," said president Carole Le Faivre-Rochester. "As a center that's true, but as an archive that's not true at all." Beginning early next year, the archives will...
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Instead of the usual bagels with cream cheese and lox for breakfast, Jill Colella Bloomfield and Rabbi Janet Ozur Bass, authors of the Jewish Holidays Cookbook , suggest trying this recipe combining all those tastes together in one dish. This creamy dish tastes like an omelet and is easy to make. Smoked Salmon Frittata (Dairy) 6 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup...
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
The last crumb of kugel is gone, and the leftover brisket has been put away for yet another meal. We try to hang on to the joy of the holidays, even though there are moments of bleakness. Times are tough. Ever-present thoughts of politics, recession, Israel's future and oil prices can make it all seem rather depressing. Sharing feelings and...
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