Monday, January 26, 2015 Shevat 6, 5775

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If you can't do the time, don't do the crime. But Ben Feldman had the time. A successful New York big-shot, big-time lawyer and a real success at being in real estate, he left it behind to turn to crime. "It's such a kick," says Feldman. Kick it up a notch: His mid-19th-century crime story -- not his, but the...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Deborah Kaplan says her mother, Zena, has long been known and appreciated for her charm, humor, wit, friendliness and talent. And she still is. Although Zena, 86, is afflicted with what her daughter calls "midstage Alzheimer's disease," nothing seems to have interrupted Zena's vigor, vitality and artistic pursuits. True, she may not always remember exactly when she created a beautiful...
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Pita pockets go back to school!
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Perfect for back-to-school lunch boxes, Israeli pita or pocket bread has become a staple in the American kitchen. At one time, this versatile favorite was only obtainable in upscale gourmet shops or Middle Eastern groceries. Now, not only is it sold everywhere, but it comes in a variety of flavors and sizes. In Israel, it is typically served warm accompanied...
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A lesson in education, against all the odds
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Author Dan Brown was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Cherry Hill, N.J., where he and his family belonged to Temple Beth Sholom. He graduated from Cherry Hill High School West and Midrashah in 1999, moving on to New York University where he studied at its famous film school. During college, he also managed to teach Hebrew school at...
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YAKIMA, Wash. — With the cherry harvest now winding down, the Northwest Cherry Growers are sounding a call to get them while you can. Based on weather conditions in the Pacific Northwest, growers expect an increase in the production of late-season cherries, which will result in a consistent availability of the fresh fruit through month's end. "Over the last few...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jan 28
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
4:45 PM
Wed. Jan 28
National Museum of American Jewish History
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Wed. Jan 28
Renaissance Group
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

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