Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774

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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
For many Philadelphians, a drive down North Broad Street is simply a way to get to work or travel into the city, but for Rabbi Fred Kazan, 72, it's a glimpse into Philadelphia's Jewish history. By the time he had his Bar Mitzvah, Kazan had lived in South Philadelphia, Strawberry Mansion and West Oak Lane. Such experiences sparked a current...
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Award-winning, investigative journalist Steven Emerson will discuss his book American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us on Monday, Nov. 7, at Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abington. The 7:30 p.m. program is part of the 12th annual Jewish Book Festival sponsored by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia. Emerson is executive director of the Investigative...
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Here are some healthy fall recipes for you to try. Remember to get an adult's help when putting things into the oven! Apple Parchment You Will Need: apples sauce, plastic wrap and a cookie sheet. What to Do: Spread the plastic wrap on the cookie sheet. Spoon the apple sauce onto the cookie sheet, no thicker than one-quarter inch so...
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Who We Are is an anthology of essays, edited by Derek Rubin and published by Schocken, that I looked forward to with great anticipation but which, in the end, proved to be one of the most frustrating reading experiences I've had recently. The work's premise is simple enough; the subtitle states it succinctly: On Being (and Not Being) a Jewish...
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Recipes to please Esau and friends
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Lorna Rosenberg, JE Feature
Having just enjoyed the bounty of all those holiday meals, it's a good time to think about the vast and varied food history of the Jewish people. Borrowing from the many countries that have hosted our communities in the Diaspora, Jewish cooking can be more Mediterranean, Arabic or Eastern European depending on where your ancestors originated. But the true roots...
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National Museum of American Jewish History
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