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baseball on grass

Gabe Kapler Hired to Manage San Francisco Giants

By Marc Brodsky / JTA A month after being fired from his first manager’s post, Gabe Kapler has another shot. The Jewish ex-major league outfielder, a...
two omelette souffles in the oven

Dairy-Free Breakfasts for the Lactose Intolerant

After a lifetime love affair with butter, cheese and milk, I’ve suddenly become lactose intolerant. My doctor suggested I stop eating dairy products cold...
granola

Philacatessen | Sharon’s Granola

In general, I’m not a huge consumer of granola. I always saw it as a lot of calories for something that resembled birdseed. Until last...
Adam Fishbein in DC

Philly Faces: ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

Adam Fishbein wants to advocate for people with disabilities and influence disability policy in the public or nonprofit sector. That’s why, at just 21, he...
fish and chips

The Surprising Jewish History of Fish and Chips

By Ronnie Fein This story originally appeared on The Nosher. You may be surprised to learn that fish and chips, though wildly popular in England for...
Nadav Abergel in his new Star of David location

Kosher Sandwich and Hummus Bar Opens in Center City

The calls to Nadav Abergel’s phone were constant since he made the announcement. Originally posting “coming soon” on social media, as of Nov. 3...
chicken on a plate

The Apple of My Eye

We are deep into apple season, a delicious time of year. If “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” I should be free...
Golden Gate Bridge, as seen from Marin Highlands

San Francisco: A Crossroads of Culture

San Francisco’s storied place in American song and culture is well deserved. This gem of a city overlooking picturesque San Francisco Bay is built on...
Les Schwartzberg

Jews of Philly Fashion: Les Schwartzberg

It’s the newest edition of Jews of Philly Fashion, introducing you to the Chosen few who dress our city. They might mix wool and...
Sushi at Umi Sushi and Seafood

Philacatessen | Umi Sushi and Seafood Offers Plenty at Reading Terminal Market

Umi Sushi and Seafood, the sparkly new place at Reading Termnial Market, is the brainchild of local Chef Yong Kim and Suzi Kim of...