Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774

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Her granddaughter gently guiding her by the elbow, 89-year-old Ruth Sarner-Libros walked slowly through the fourth floor of the National Museum of American Jewish History, drinking in every display. This, Sarner-Libros said with a broad smile, was beyond anything she'd imagined when she hosted the museum's first board meeting back in 1974. It took two years to open the modest...
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Soviet émigré Sasha Farber's floor-burnin' gig lights up Philly
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Yellow waxy buildup never had a chance against the dripping, streaking sensuality of the dancers who torch the tiles of "Burn the Floor." Or is it all a linoleum litmus test? Doesn't matter; when you're hot, you're hot -- and the dancers who sizzle smoke from mopping the floor with their Fahrenheit 500 don't so much answer "So You Think...
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Temple University Press has struck up a lovely relationship with our city -- and certain of its institutions -- that has led to the creation of several spiffy books for children (though older readers who are still young at heart can also join in and benefit). The prototype for what's now shaping up to be a series of sorts was...
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On the way is a cornucopia of new kosher products
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
"Kosher is suddenly better." That's the word from American consumers. And that's not just in the Jewish communities. More than 3.5 million Muslims and those representing other religions eat kosher. Others associate health and safety with kosher food. To satisfy the demand and to find out what's new in the kosher food world, 6,000 buyers recently converged on Kosherfest, the...
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American Jewish history never had it so good. As the new National Museum of American Jewish History prepares its gala grand-opening weekend from Nov. 12-14 -- and its official public premiere on Nov. 26 -- it is readily apparent that this state-of-the-art structure is no mere museum piece. Evidence abounds in statuary form: The museum is anchored by two sculptures,...
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National Museum of American Jewish History
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Germantown Jewish Centre
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