Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775

Dairy delights for all!
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
As with Passover and Sukkot, Shavuot is rooted in the agricultural seasons. Originally, it was the beginnings of the wheat harvest. Before the fall of the Temple, thousands of Jews traveled from the countryside to Jerusalem with thanksgiving offerings. The High Priest (representing the Jewish people) placed twin loaves baked from the newly harvested wheat on the alter. Families arrived...
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By:
Louis Marmon, JE Feature
The Talmud states there is no happiness without wine. As the only drink with its own blessing -- thanking the "Creator of the fruit of the vine" -- wine is integral to Shabbat and other Jewish holidays. Even the cup to hold the wine is special, often ornately decorated and of a specific volume to ensure that enough is consumed...
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Attempts to reopen the Best Value Kosher Meats supermarket, which closed up shop in January after operating for 20 years on Bustleton Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia, have ground to a halt. According to the property's Brooklyn-based landlord, Goldmont Realty Corp., several perspective entrepreneurs expressed an interest in running the store, but all of those deals fell through. "There is no...
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... and how 'Mary Poppins,' now on Broadway, joined his band bound for greatness
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A nanny over the roof ... sounds crazy, no? No, because in this little village that is Broadway and 42nd Street, a nanny over the roof is filling the auditorium underneath it, with a magic and magnetic appeal that carries all the way to the ... well, to the roof. Eat your heart out Tevye! But then, he's not jealous...
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Jerry Stiller not only breaks up audiences -- he also gets to break the glass in tonight's final episode of CBS's "The King of Queens." It may be the most unorthodox Jewish wedding of all -- neither bride nor groom is Jewish. But the rabbi? He's another story -- played by Josh Cooke of Gladwyne, whose bimah-bound bromide-spouting cleric doesn't...
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