Saturday, August 1, 2015 Av 16, 5775

Sort of -- as Max Brenner from Israel adds a sweet touch to Center City
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Daphna Berman, JE Feature
Hummus is arguably Israel's best-known culinary export, but a sweeter rival has recently landed in Philadelphia. Max Brenner Chocolate by the Bald Man -- a haven for chocolate lovers -- has come to Center City, making Philadelphia the most recent U.S. site in this chocolate empire's road to expansion. The company got its start outside Tel Aviv in 1996, but...
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David Block has a hurt locker crammed with memories that he wants to share for Memorial Day. With low funds but high-octane energy, he has been pushing and promoting "Abandoned Heroes," his daring documentary of veterans facing more difficult wars at home than they did on battlefields, as disrespect and misunderstandings sometimes sear hearts harder than shrapnel. To that end,...
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Composer Charles Strouse Gershman Y's wise choice for honor
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Forget Doppler1000, forget AccuWeather. Hibernate this, Puxatawney Phil: Charles Strouse is the most successful weather forecaster of all time. After all, the man who wrote "Grey skies are going to clear up," and "The sun will come out tomorrow" has been right 100 percent of the time. Take that, Weather Channel, and stick it where the sun ... well, where...
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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
When getting ready to shower your mother with love, admiration and tokens of your affection, you may want to take a leaf out of my family's book -- and actually ask your mom what she wants. As my children are now older than 21, it stands to reason that I won't be getting a popsicle-stick jewelry box or a card...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
<p><span id="mainContent_lblArticleHtml">Coffee and moms -- perfect together. It&#39;s usually the first thing they think of when they wake in the morning -- oh, that and the kids, of course! </span></p> <p><span id="mainContent_lblArticleHtml">For Americans, the national beverage is a steaming mug of rich, dark liquid. We insist that it&#39;s impossible to get moving, to think rationally, to answer coherently before those...
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Arts and Culture Events

Sun. Aug 2
Annual Summer Music Festival of the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center
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Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center
1:00 PM
Tue. Aug 4
Kehillah Early Learning Center
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Fri. Aug 7
Old City Jewish Arts Center
5:00 PM

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