Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775

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Yosef Mendelevich's memoir Unbroken Spirit, which tells of his life and times as a refusenik in the Soviet Union, begins with a bang, both stylistically and quite literally. Back in 1969, the 22-year-old Latvian-born Mendelevich and a number of other young Jews were involved in a daring plot to hijack a Soviet plane and fly it to Sweden; once in...
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These hidden treasures (some more hidden than others) are sure to make your summer anything but boring.
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Richard Pawlak, This Summer Feature
NYUK, NYUK, NYUK The small office park tucked off of Bethlehem Pike in Ambler gives no outward indication that it contains the DNA for at least three generations of comedic sensibilities. But this unassuming location is where one man’s obsession has grown into three stories of Three Stooges devotion. The Stoogeum stands alone as one of this area’s singular surprises,...
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Looking for side recipes to go with your Father's Day menu? Give these a taste! Roasted Pepper Tomato Crostini 18 slices of Italian bread 2 large tomatoes, diced 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 jar (7 oz.) roasted red bell peppers, drained and chopped 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese Heat the the...
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Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
Thank goodness that not that long ago, some enterprising chef realized that the soy bean in its fresh form -- aka edamame -- is a fabulous food, and thereby started a new food craze. Edamame is a green vegetable that's full of protein and a wonderful source for calcium, magnesium, riboflavin, thiamin, foliate and iron. These large beans come in...
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Linda Morel
My husband was aghast the first time he saw me eating a hot dog. We were dating at the time, and I'm lucky he called me again. That's because I have the habit of piling multiple ingredients on hot dogs, hoping the roll will hold everything in place. It never does entirely. Of course, I agree that unadorned hot dogs...
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