Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774

By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
When you think of New Orleans, two sensory subjects come to mind: great music and great food. That said, a lot of New Orleans fare is not "Shabbat-ready." Yet even though New Orleans' Jewish residents make up only a small percentage of the city's population, there is a Jewish presence wherever there is a restaurant-and-arts scene. If you don't find...
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Amy Purdy, JF Feature
Politz Hebrew Academy is more than a school, it's like a family, according to parent and PTO president Dolly Orbach. "Children at the school feel loved and cared for," she says. And she should know: The Orbachs' children, Mattan and Tal, attend the elementary school. Politz is a 25-year-old Orthodox day school in Northeast Philadelphia, where general studies and Judaic...
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Teens and seniors revisit a topic of 'embarrassment'
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Rachel Lesser, JE Feature
Nearly 50 women gathered at the Bucks Country Free Library in Doylestown in mid-March to hear a panel of speakers revisit "Sex and the Single Girl." Moderated by Eleanor Levie, chairwoman of the National Council of Jewish Women for Greater Philadelphia -- one of the event sponsors; others included the League of Women Voters and Planned Parenthood, both of Bucks...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
Four women in gowns recently hovered over me while I was on my back. Before you think this is some sort of sordid story more suited for the pages of an adult magazine, let me explain ... The women were nurses. The gowns were hospital garb. And I was on my back because I passed out in the middle of...
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David C. Friedman, JE Feature
Philadelphia is famous for much in history -- Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Benjamin Franklin to name a few. One thing it is not well known for, but should be, is the creativity that goes into the art of furniture design and craftsmanship. For the past 15 years, Joshua Markel has been attempting to correct that. An accomplished furniture maker...
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