Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Pennsylvania is now the home of a wealth of papers from bestselling novelist Chaim Potok. The writer -- a Penn alum -- was also a professor and a rabbi during his multifaceted career, as well as editor-in-chief of Philadelphia's Jewish Publication Society. The archive contains lectures, sermons, correspondence, promotional materials...
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As he was writing Judaism: A Way of Being , David Gelernter printed portions of the work as several long essays in Commentary magazine. Reading each new installment, I remember thinking that the completed manuscript would surely be a distinctive piece of work. But little could I have known from these samples alone just how exceptional it would be, unlike...
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It's quick and easy, and you get to keep all the proceeds!
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
Bake sales were a staple of my youth, but I haven't come across one in some time. Still, I crave the excitement and the selection of homemade treats. So what do you do when you can't find a bake sale? Make your own -- right in your own kitchen! These treats are portable and tasty, perfect for on-the-go parents and...
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Emmanuel Radnitzky, an ambitious, art-minded young man, born to Russian immigrant parents in Philadelphia in 1890, began his career as a painter. But by the time the 1920s rolled around, he had taken himself to Paris and completely reimagined his persona; he'd already adopted the moniker Man Ray (extracted from his given and family names) and, though he created many...
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Picking up recipes along the way in Israel
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The list of "must-see" destinations in Israel is endless. Fortunately, my husband and I have many relatives, friends and colleagues living there, all of whom do their best to take us to places off the beaten track. A few weeks ago, we drove to Rosh Hanikra in the northwest corner of country. A quiet spot, the main attraction here is...
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