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Day Trip Ideas for Your Summer Weekends

If you are reading this, welcome to your chance to join an exclusive club — the club of people who choose not to go...

Ohev Shalom Continues to Survive and Grow

Ohev Shalom of Bucks County opened in 1976 — just as Jews were moving to the area — and, in that time, it has...

Radish Canapes

This dish is said to be a classic French snack.
Standing in front of a storefront, three middle-aged men stand and smile.

Pita Chip Expands, Shows Interfaith Solidarity

For Howard Klayman and Omar Alsaadi, food is the great equalizer. And it doesn’t hurt that it’s also the industry that’s brought them both...

As American as Pareve Pies

At the dawn of the 20th century, observant Jewish women made pie crusts.

Matisyahu to Perform at Barrack 75th Anniversary

The Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy in Bryn Mawr is turning 75 this year. And as the oldest pluralistic Jewish secondary school in the United...

Kaiserman JCC Opening Maccabi Hall of Fame

Daniel Weiss is Jewish, but he’s not very religious. For him, Judaism is “a sense of family and culture,” he said. So when the Kaiserman...

Coconut Cheesecake Parfait

My friend and colleague, DJ, shared this recipe with me.
Marcia Bass Brody is a white woman standing outside holding a long string of lottery tickets and smiling.

Last Word: Marcia Bass Brody Shows Her Southern Charm on TV, in Book

In “The Brady Bunch”, a young Jan whines “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!”, lamenting how her sister always seems to get acclaim effortlessly. The same seems to...
Fran Costigan is a white woman with red hair wearing a black chef's apron and holding a whisk and bowl filled with melted chocolate.

Lactose Intolerants Make Shavuot Ritual Easier to Stomach

It doesn’t take a Torah scholar to know that God promised the Israelites a land overflowing with milk and honey, not a land overflowing...