Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774

What do Israelis serve at Rosh Hashanah? Try a whole host of ethnic delicacies!
By:
Linda Morel, JTA
What does a typical Israeli family eat on Rosh Hashanah? It's hard to say with certainty. Ask any two Jews, and you're likely to get three opinions. In a sense, it's an unfair question because no two families in Israel, or in any country, celebrate the holiday in the same way. However, Janna Gur, author of The Book of New...
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By:
Aaron Passman, JE Staff
Rabbi Jeff Sultar, 47, once spent more than two years riding his bicycle 16,000 miles around the United States. Having spent all that time touring 46 states, you might now say that he's doing something similar -- touring the various Jewish communities around Philadelphia. Sultar recently joined Congregation Tiferes B'nai Israel in Warrington, his third pulpit in three counties of...
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Binge or bust: How to prepare for that last meal before Yom Kippur
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
I always loved going to my Bubbe Minnie's house, especially during the High Holidays. She'd sit around her dining table with me -- one of her younger grandchildren -- enjoying the last meal before Yom Kippur, and telling me I didn't have to start fasting until I got up from the table. Actually, because I was only 3 or 4...
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By:
Rabbi Joshua Runyan
NITSAVIM/VA-YELEKH, Deuteronomy 29:9-31:30 On the bell curve representing all possible drivers, the incredibly timid among us occupy one small section at the end. The other end is where the uber-aggressive reside. As the vast majority of people are, on the whole, calm, cool and collected, the existence of either of the above populations presents no great problem. But what happens...
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By:
Miki Young
We were visiting friends, and my son was "acting up." The truth was, I was very uncomfortable visiting with these friends who didn't have children, who didn't know how to interact with them, and who presented some conversational challenges to me. With more anger than was necessary, I told my son to "sit on the step" and think about what...
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