Saturday, March 28, 2015 Nisan 8, 5775

By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
The event was bad enough. Besides me, there were three guys and a 40-year-old woman, who, to put it politely, was "not all there." While the hot dogs and veggie burgers were cooking on the grill, this guy showed up. I'll call him "Milt." His head of receding gray hair gave away his age from half a field away. He...
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Quick comfort food that fills the stomach and warms the heart
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
For the best of cold-weather comfort food, there's nothing more satisfying than a savory pie -- and not just the dessert kind. The appetizing aromas of a hot pie stuffed with a mixture of meats or fish and tender vegetables -- all bound together with fluffy mashed potatoes or golden-crusted pastry -- are irresistible. A one-dish meal, savory pies are...
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By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
I love Thanksgiving. The idea of family and friends gathering around a table groaning with food to count their blessings is so special that I feel sorry for those who get to celebrate it only once a year. Sukkot, also known as the Jewish Thanksgiving, gives us one more opportunity for such a celebration -- this time, in gratitude for...
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Savor those Sukkot evenings, whether your fruits are fresh or fake
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Sukkot is a joyous holiday. In biblical times, it was referred to as "The Festival" (also now known as "The Festival of Booths"), and Jews made pilgrimages to the Temple in Jerusalem. It was a celebration of a bountiful autumn harvest -- a Jewish Thanksgiving. In ancient times, the sukkah was a flimsy shelter built by farmers bringing in the...
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The authorities came late at night, without warning, dragging people from their beds like criminals. No explanations were offered, despite all pleas. The next thing that the dazed, innocent victims knew, they were on trains, with the blinds drawn, traveling to unknown destinations, uncertain of what the future held for them. It sounds like a scenario right out of Nazi-occupied...
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Arts and Culture Events

Sat. Mar 28
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
5:00 PM
Sat. Mar 28
Israeli Film Festival of Greater Philadelphia
9:00 PM
Sun. Mar 29
Gershman Y
11:00 AM

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