Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Av 19, 5775

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Linda Morel, JE Feature
While at other Jewish holidays, meat is considered festive fare, at Shavuot, dairy dishes abound.
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Rebecca Soffer, JTA
May is Jewish American Heritage Month, first recognized in 2006. Since then, hundreds of programs have taken place nationwide annually to honor the countless contributions of Jews to American culture and society.
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When comedian Susie Ess­man is gracious to fans, they are often visibly disappointed. They ask to be told off, the way she does it on T.V.
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How important was the piano to Nelly Berman? Important enough that, in 1978, when Ber­man and her two children moved to Philadelphia from Odessa, procuring one was her top priority.
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Rocker of Ages
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From preschoolers to teenagers to baby boomers, throngs of Sheldon Low’s fans rock out to his original compositions and his contemporary interpretations of Jewish songs. The 30-year-old St. Louis native spoke with the Exponent by telephone from his home in Manhattan.
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Arts and Culture Events

Fri. Aug 7
Old City Jewish Arts Center
5:00 PM
Sun. Aug 9
Jewish Humer Goes to the Movies
Melrose B'nai Israel Emanu-El
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Thu. Aug 13
Morning service in the Great Synagogue of Edirne
Judaic Studies Program of Drexel University
9:30 AM-11:00 AM

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