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Rabbi Albert E. Gabbai

  Rabbi Albert E. Gabbai Few rabbis lead congregations that rank as “must-see” stops on tourists’ agendas. Fewer still can count Benjamin Franklin among the contributors...
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Rabbi Simeon J. Malin

  Rabbi Simeon J. Maslin  In 1980, when Simeon J. Maslin became senior rabbi at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, it was all about...
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The Gift Guide

  Hearts are huge. Initials on anything and everything? Yes, please. And when it comes to a gift that never goes out of style, Apple...
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Unlike a Virgin

  So what do you do when confronted with guests who don’t drink? As much as we all love entertaining, some folks just don’t tipple,...
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The Luxe Starts Here

Call it 50 Shades of Grey meets Kate Middleton: leather, lace and shimmery metallics sewn into tailored, polished garments are the biggest look for...
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There’s No Place Like Rome

“A llure” said Alessandra, “now we make the sauce per la pasta.” My 13-year-old granddaughter Sarina and I are standing by an old table...
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Controlling Your Date

  Are you one of those lucky parents with an 11-year-old at home? If so, you are in the enviable position of having your child’s...
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Generation X-Men

Chicken soup is on the stove, a roast and kugel are in the oven, the table is set, candles and challah are in place,...
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Einstein Changes the Equation

In July, before the signage went up, a driver heading west on Germantown Pike might easily have mistaken the enormous construction site in East...
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There’s Gold in Them Thar ‘Ears’

If you’re of a certain generation, you might have caught Kal Rudman breaking hits on the radio or predicting the next big thing on...