Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Av 13, 5775

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The book of Ruth has a brio of biblical proportions: A prolific and popularly published author/journalist Ruth Gruber grabbed life at its most newsworthy, covering the Nuremberg Trials and serving as photojournalist witness of the troubled waters bridged by the Exodus in 1947 (a memorable accomplishment in itself, even if Paul Newman wasn't aboard). Gruber was also the Roosevelt administration's...
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Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival: Older and wiser?
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The old saw said, "Don't trust anyone over 30." Does that include film festivals and their directors? Trust us, says Judith Golden, the golden goal-oriented chair of the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival www.gershmany.org/pjff.php as it celebrates its 30th anniversary and looks to the future with its usual eclectic list of flicks that click with connoisseurs and auteurs as well as...
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Empowering others for the firm's benefit
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Karen Friedman, JE Feature
When my 19-year-old son, who attends college in another state, called to ask if he could take his car to school, I immediately said no. He asked why. After I danced around the explanation with no legitimate reason, he reminded me that when I was 19, I had a car at school. Well, times were different then, I told myself...
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Try this winning seasonal combination: sweet pears and rich gorgonzola, a definite favorite! Pear-and-Gorgonzola Focaccia (Dairy) 1 lb. loaf frozen white-bread dough, thawed 3 Tbsps. butter, melted 1 large (11/2 cups) ripe pear, cored, sliced* 1 Tbsp. sugar 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary 4 oz. gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled Grease a 12-inch pizza...
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Smith, that is. And make way for the perfect pear!
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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
I've been Granny Smithed and Red Delicioused to death these past few weeks. Everyone is apple pie this and apple cider that. I say, let the pear have its day; after all, it's in season, too. So why not make it front and center in your menu? Pears, like apples, are incredibly versatile. In addition to being delicious served raw,...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jul 29
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Wed. Jul 29
National Museum of American Jewish History
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