Monday, May 4, 2015 Iyyar 15, 5775

Folks go -- ahem -- whole hog for the area's first kosher BBQ event
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Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN Sun, blue skies, green fields shaded by leafy trees. Add to that basketball, swimming and boating on the lake -- everything for a day of family fun. What better setting for the Hava NaGrilla Kosher Barbecue contest, held recently at Willow Grove Day Camp in Hatboro? The event was the first of its kind in the Philadelphia...
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NBC ... charity case? No, not the network -- but its spectacular new series whose theme of giving back may provide great payback in ratings for the fourth-place somewhat plucked Peacock. "The Philanthropist" -- must-pledge TV? The new Wednesday night series makes the case for giving from the wallet as its billionaire belies stereotypes, trumping notions that wealth always wields...
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
Summer is the time when lunch takes center stage. It's when you're most inclined to invite weekend guests; you may rent a house near the beach or a lake, which becomes a magnet for family and friends. If you're like me, you spend weekend mornings outdoors. By noon, you want to dazzle everyone with lunch in an instant. For that...
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In her chatty introduction to With Strength and Splendor: Jewish Women as Agents of Change, published by the Women's League for Conservative Judaism, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) notes that this is a truly extraordinary time for women. Not only have doors opened and any number of barriers fallen, but women are truly in positions of power. She points out that...
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Don't let good health take a holiday this summer. It's easy for families to eat poorly at festivals, ballgames, and tourist sites. Luckily, summer offers a bumper crop of opportunities to increase fruit and vegetable intake. For the freshest food possible, plant a garden at home. It's economical, nutritious and promotes a closer tie to the environment. Garden produce offers...
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Arts and Culture Events

Mon. May 4
Interfaith Family Philadelphia
6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Tue. May 5
Beth El's Jewish Film Festival
Congregation Beth El of Bucks County
7:30 PM
Congregation Beth El of Bucks County

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