Choosing Political Access over...

Nov 5, 2016 by

A number of years ago I pushed my colleague in Englewood, NJ, Rabbi Menachem Genack, who is national head of the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division…

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Ess Gezint: “Jewish Soul Food,...

Oct 11, 2016 by

Three new cookbooks have made their presence felt just in time for Sukkoth. With all the meals that have to be produced in and out of the sukkah for four days of yuntif , one Shabbat, and three days of Chol HaMoed, these books could not come at a better time.

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Spoleto USA: Performing Arts F...

Sep 20, 2016 by

Imagine a magnificently charming city, repeatedly recognized as a top tourist must-visit in the United States, whose cobblestone streets weave between pastel-colored antebellum residences and numerous historic sites, including many of specific Jewish interest…

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The Log: “Separate Yourself No...

Aug 5, 2016 by

Apply online for the Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship Fund for the 2016-2017 academic year, for those who will be studying full-time in a yeshiva, seminary, or other approved program in Israel. Acceptance does not preclude applying for the scholarship of $4,000. Deadline in Feb 16, www.alisafund.org…

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Adrien Levin, z”l Atlantic Cit...

Jul 18, 2016 by

Adrien Levin, an Atlantic City businesswoman and musician, died on July 13 in Shore Memorial Hospital at the age of 92. The cause was heart failure.

“Even before gambling, most people thought of Atlantic City as an icon of pop culture, a center of honky-tonk music and rock-and-roll. But for many, it was also a magnet for classical music, attracting performers and lovers of opera, symphonies, and especially chamber music, and Adrien Levin was at the forefront of that effort,” said Mrs. Levin’s daughter, Susan Rosenbluth, editor and publisher of The Jewish Voice and Opinion…

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Michael Bernardi: Third Genera...

Jul 14, 2016 by

To actor Michael Bernardi, who is currently playing the role of Mordcha the innkeeper as well as understudying the roles of the rabbi and Tevye himself in the current Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof, the cherished musical is all about tradition and Jewish continuation.

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