Saturday, April 25, 2015 Iyyar 6, 5775
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Aaron Passman, JE Staff
Hungry for a filet mignon? How about a "Philly Minyan" instead? That dish and others can be had from Klapholz's Kosher, which in August moved into the main building at Young Israel of Elkins Park, after six years at its former retail location on Old York Road in Jenkintown. Formerly known as Klapholz's Kosher Delicatessen, the business dropped the "deli"...
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With news outlets wasting little time in calling Pennsylvania for Barack Obama, the partying got under way early; at times, it felt more like New Year's Eve than Election Day. Drinks flowed, party horns were sounded and a three-piece, New Orleans-style brass band supplied the tunes at the Obama campaign's Philadelphia celebration, held at Finnegan's Wake, a two-floor Irish pub...
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Sen. Barack Obama waves to supporters during a rally at Grant Park in Chicago following his election as the 44th president of the United States. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images
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Jewish Exponent Staff
Steve Burstein, a Democratic committeeman from Northeast Philadelphia has worked the polls there on every Election Day since 1978, but he said he'd never seen voter turnout quite like Tuesday's, as a two-year campaign for the presidency finally came to an end and voters had their say. "When Reagan won [in 1984], that was about the worst I ever saw...
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Staff
Democrat Allyson Schwartz and Republican Marina Kats, opponents in politics, do have several things in common: Both are Jewish women, and each have two children. They even share the same polling place -- the Meadowbrook School in Abington -- where each voted on Election Day. But it was the incumbent Schwartz whom voters overwhelmingly chose -- which means a third...
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