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Winter? Summer? Quash Those Notions About Squash

  We’ve all heard the terms “summer squash” and “winter squash.” It’s weird terminology since you can get summer squash all winter long and winter...
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Soup: More Satisfying Than a Cashmere Sweater

As the days grow shorter and cooler, it’s time to retrieve my recipes for steaming hot soups — prob­ably the most ideal fall and...

A Fish Tale

  At a time when ocean fish populations are threatened worldwide, Israeli fish farmers are developing innovative new technologies and breeding methods revolutionizing their industry.  Faced...
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Staying ‘Forever Young’? Here’s an Event for You

  The first Philadelphia Forever Young + Health and Wellness event — offering a panoply of speakers, classes, exhibits and interactive demonstrations — takes place...
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Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann

  Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann Someone obviously forgot to warn Lauren Grabelle Herrmann how risky it was to start a synagogue from scratch in the first...
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Rabbi Albert E. Gabbai

  Rabbi Albert E. Gabbai Few rabbis lead congregations that rank as “must-see” stops on tourists’ agendas. Fewer still can count Benjamin Franklin among the contributors...
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Rabbi Simeon J. Malin

  Rabbi Simeon J. Maslin  In 1980, when Simeon J. Maslin became senior rabbi at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, it was all about...
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The Gift Guide

  Hearts are huge. Initials on anything and everything? Yes, please. And when it comes to a gift that never goes out of style, Apple...
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Unlike a Virgin

  So what do you do when confronted with guests who don’t drink? As much as we all love entertaining, some folks just don’t tipple,...
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The Luxe Starts Here

Call it 50 Shades of Grey meets Kate Middleton: leather, lace and shimmery metallics sewn into tailored, polished garments are the biggest look for...