Friday, December 2, 2016 Kislev 2, 5777

And to all you "Kens," Happy Father's Day!
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Keri Fisher, Jewish Exponent Feature
For many dads, being at the grill is the only place they want to be on a warm summer weekend. For others, a comfy lawn chair is the preferred spot. Whichever kind of father you're celebrating this weekend will appreciate this easy meal from the grill. Most of the work is done ahead of time, in the kitchen, which means...
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A decade ago, Carole S. Kessner published an eye-opening book called The "Other" New York Jewish Intellectuals . Her thesis was that while writers like Lionel Trilling, Irving Howe and Philip Rahv were known and respected in intellectual circles worldwide, there existed at the same time another group of New York-based Jewish writers, who were not so widely known but...
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Musical star Blake Bashoff revisits family ties for Father's Day
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"Spring Awakening" slips it to the summer solstice with a splash of cold water as a bracing refresher course in the age-old contretemps over social/sexual intercourse among the young. Adapted from a century-old play by Germany's Frank Wedekind, this new snap on an age-old pair of suspenders is germane and generational in its pull. It rocks and roils, too, with...
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If you can't stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen ... Yeah, right, you tell that to Wilma Stephenson. She filets, sautés and flambés students with that flame-thrower of a tongue she has developed during some 40 years of teaching culinary arts at Frankford High School. And now, her just desserts: The teacher with crème brûlée bragging rights and...
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And this is your "American Idol"! Well, maybe not. "Actually," recalls Josh Sussman, "I was on 'The Tonight Show' with Jay Leno when he told audiences that the latest 'American Idol' contestant would be appearing, and there I was, in a spoof, singing 'Ring of Fire' [off-key] when Simon Cowell set me on fire." Show him the Doors? Cowell's done...
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Fri. Dec 2
Congregation Rodeph Shalom
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Fri. Dec 2
Temple Sholom in Broomall
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