Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774

Author explains the background behind a new ethnic icon
By:
Erica Brooke Fajge, JE Feature
"What number do the years in which the American Girl stories take place end with?" "Four!" came a loud reply. It was uttered by a young fan of the Rebecca Rubin character and books, part of the American Girl series, calling out in response to a question asked by author Jacqueline Dembar Greene. This enthusiastic elementary-school student was not the...
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Psychologists offer steps to upend unhappiness
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
"The main message in our book is simply this: If it's meant to be, it's up to me." So says Harold Shinitzky, co-author with Christopher Cortman, of Your Mind: An Owner's Manual for a Better Life . Both men are practicing psychologists in Florida. Shinitzky was the director of the assessment/intervention team prevention services at the Johns Hopkins University School...
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Or life at Temple -- and after it
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I still remember the day my high school guidance counselor called me into her office and told me that, because of my substandard SAT scores, I'd never get into any of the colleges I'd applied to, and that she wanted me to try Temple University to ensure that I'd receive at least one acceptance (I happened to be an excellent...
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Putting the kosher into the meat
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
They traveled by van, car and pickup. From Brooklyn, N.Y.; East Orange, N.J.; and Northeast Philadelphia. The venue? Hava NaGrilla, the kosher barbecue contest held at the Willow Grove Day Camp in Hatboro. It was a day of entertainment, music and food -- lots of it. Sponsored by the philanthropic Golden Slipper Club, the funds are used to send underprivileged...
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By:
Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
Every couple of weeks or so, I get a "recipe 911." These "emergency" e-mails, phone calls, letters -- and I kid you not, the occasional knocking on my front door -- consist of pleas to help recover a lost recipe, fix a broken one, or coax the ingredients out of a reluctant chef or restaurant. While for the most part...
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National Museum of American Jewish History
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