Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Nisan 23, 5774

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Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
Your typical book club may attract between five and 10 members, and meet once a month or so. Club gatherings probably take place in a member's living room, where bowls of chips and cheese plates eat up the lion's share of the "programming budget." "One Book, One Jewish Community: Connecting People One Book at a Time" is not this kind...
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Pita pockets go back to school!
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Perfect for back-to-school lunch boxes, Israeli pita or pocket bread has become a staple in the American kitchen. At one time, this versatile favorite was only obtainable in upscale gourmet shops or Middle Eastern groceries. Now, not only is it sold everywhere, but it comes in a variety of flavors and sizes. In Israel, it is typically served warm accompanied...
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A lesson in education, against all the odds
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Author Dan Brown was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Cherry Hill, N.J., where he and his family belonged to Temple Beth Sholom. He graduated from Cherry Hill High School West and Midrashah in 1999, moving on to New York University where he studied at its famous film school. During college, he also managed to teach Hebrew school at...
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YAKIMA, Wash. — With the cherry harvest now winding down, the Northwest Cherry Growers are sounding a call to get them while you can. Based on weather conditions in the Pacific Northwest, growers expect an increase in the production of late-season cherries, which will result in a consistent availability of the fresh fruit through month's end. "Over the last few...
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By:
Martin Davidson, JE Feature
As the balmy days of summer continue, and with the High Holidays arriving in the warmer part of the year, why not seek out a drink that will not only quench thirst and complement worship, but refresh and re-energize as well? This season, try a kosher rosé -- pleasantly pink and light as a summer aperitif. Eighty percent of rosés...
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Wed. Apr 23
National Museum of American Jewish History
7:00 PM
Wed. Apr 23
Germantown Jewish Centre
7:30 PM

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