Monday, December 22, 2014 Kislev 30, 5775

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In the prologue to Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish , Abigail Pogrebin tells of how, at age 25, she began dating an Irish Catholic - and how this simple act instantly transformed her intensely liberal Jewish mother (who just happens to be Letty Cottin Pogrebin, one of the founders of Ms. magazine) into a raving reactionary...
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Dave Gordon, JE Feature
Marty Kairey, a resident of New Jersey who is commercially brewing his very own liqueur, also wants to bring an old-country drink to the tables of the new country. That drink is called arak - a Middle Eastern delicacy with a long history, being sold under the brand name "Zachlawi." And it is arriving as a stylish drink in a...
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Of all the various Jewish holidays, the Sabbath is the oldest, and the only one specifically referred to in the Ten Commandments. From the Hebrew word shabbat , "to rest," the Sabbath is a time to spend with the family in peace, a festive celebration. It begins at sundown on Friday with the lighting of the candles and blessing of...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Since moving to Jerusalem in 1982, writer Yossi Klein Halevi has seen Israel go through a lot: vicious acts of terrorism, disengagement from the Gaza Strip and, a decade ago, the assassination of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. The Israel correspondent for The New Republic and an occasional contributor to the opinion pages of The New York Times, Halevi will...
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Who doesn't like Oreos? Add them to cheesecake, and you have a winning combination! Oreo Cheesecake With Sour-Cream Topping [Dairy] For Crust: 2 cups graham-cracker crumbs 1?2 cup sugar 1?2 cup melted butter For Filling: 4 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese 11?3 cups sugar 11?3 cups broken-up Oreo cookies (small pieces) 4 whole eggs, plus 1 extra yolk 2...
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Arts and Culture Events

Tue. Dec 23
The Global Phenomenon 8th Day Live in Concert
Lubavitch of Bucks County
7:30 PM
Wed. Dec 24
6:00 PM
Thu. Dec 25
Temple Sholom in Broomall
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

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