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Retrieved history - from California

Like many of us during this pandemic confinement, Stella Levy of Sacramento, California, has spent time cleaning house and going through long forgotten boxes of papers and photos. Little did she know...

 

Israeli boy finds ancient tablet

(ISRAEL21c) - The story probably didn't end happily for the bound and naked captive depicted on a 3,500-year-old clay tablet recently found in Israel. Things have turned out much better for the...

 
 By Curt Schleier    Features    June 5, 2020 

The coronavirus didn't just upend Broadway - it put indie projects in limbo

(JTA) - Emma Seligman is trying to stay optimistic. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the 25-year-old came extremely close to fulfilling every film student's fantasy: having her debut indie film played...

 

Step back in time at Kutsher's Catskill resort

Want to escape to a past Jewish lifetime where families ventured to a resort in the Catskills during the hot summer months? “Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort,” a film documentary...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    June 5, 2020 

Scene Around

A coincidence for sure... In my last column, I wrote another poem and mentioned Baby Snooks. Wouldn't you know... I just watched a fabulous movie on television, "Funny Girl" starring my fellow...

 
 By Arielle Kaplan    Features    June 5, 2020 

13 Jewish facts about 'Hamilton' that will make you smile

In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash "Hamilton" will soon be available to stream from the comfort of your quarantine couch. Huzzah! Originally set to hit theaters on in October...

 

This new movie about Jewish and Palestinian foods is streaming on Amazon Prime

To quote noted Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi, "Food can bring people together in a way nothing else could." That's the premise of the new movie "Abe," in which the young title character tries to...

 

The complex syrup with a rich history and promising future

By Jessica Halfin (ISRAEL21c) - A new trend in healthy whole-foods eating is using dates in place of highly processed white sugar. Dates are naturally sticky and sweet, making a passable substitute...

 
 By Josefin Dolsten    Features    June 5, 2020 

A Paris chef is making mouthwatering kosher meals for Jewish doctors and nurses - for free

(JTA) - When she's not busy with her four kids, Ellie Balouka can usually be found in her kitchen at home in Paris, where she makes colorful salads, creative stuffed baguettes and poke bowls that...

 

Rare Bar Kochba-era coin at Temple Mount

(JNS) - In honor of Lag B'Omer, a Jewish holiday commemorating the life of anti-Roman Torah sage Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, the Israel Antiquities Authority on Monday revealed the discovery of a rare...

 

Saffran family awards college scholarships to local youth who persevered after losing a parent

Winter Park resident Pam Saffran and her three children know how hard it is to move forward after traumatic loss and the critical role community support plays in keeping dreams alive. The Saffrans...

 

Shavuot gift bags for senior citizens

Jewish Pavilion seniors in long-term care received goody bags for Shavuot. The bags contained the message below along with information about Shavuot, cheese crackers, milk chocolate, cheese cake and...

 

Embrace the possible

Chabad of Peabody (Massachusetts) will host a virtual historical evening with award-winning author, Holocaust survivor and psychologist Dr. Edith Eger on June 2, 7:30 p.m. She will discuss her book,...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    May 29, 2020

Scene Around

OH NO! NOT ANOTHER POEM! (written by "Yours Truly") Hello, my friends, I'm still at home... I guess I'll write another poem, I have a mask, I have a glove, And lots of chocolate (that I love,) But I...

 
 By Sheri Silver    Features    May 29, 2020

Cheesecake made in your Instant Pot

A quick search for "Instant Pot recipes" will yield hundreds of ideas for savory dishes - everything from chilis, pasta, soups, casseroles, and more. But did you know that you can also use your...

 

Movie review: Don't resist the movie 'Resistance'

On the recommendation of a friend, I rented the freshly released film "Resistance" on Amazon Prime. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, the film is a small peek into the true story of the rescue of tens of...

 
 By Ed Borowsky    Features    May 22, 2020

RosenCare-a new paradigm in healthcare

By Ed Borowsky Rosen Hotels & Resorts currently employs more than 4,000 associates, all of whom owner Harris Rosen considers part of his extended family. In 1974, Rosen purchased his first...

 
 By Gloria Yousha    Features    May 22, 2020

Scene Around

Another poem by Yours Truly (What else is there to do these days except clean house. (Ugh!) It's been four months I'm stuck at home, 'Bout time to write another poem, I'm missing friends and...

 

Correction and explanation

Rabbi Sanford Olshansky—adjunct professor, Judaic Studies Program, UCF—pointed out an error in Gloria Yousha’s “Scene Around” column in the Heritage, May 8 issue. He writes, “in her ‘Shout Out’ about the Passover Haggadah, Ms. Yousha...

 
 By Curt Schleier    Features    May 22, 2020

Jerry Stiller was a mensch, he could act with the best of them, too

(JTA)-The first thing Jerry Stiller said to me when we met was a compliment. Several weeks earlier, I had interviewed him over the phone for an article tied to an appearance in an HBO miniseries. But...

 

Those were the good old days...

Following is an article likely to be written by my now teenage grandchildren in 2050: It was April 2020 during the famous Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic crisis that swept across the world. It was a wonderful time longed for with such fond memories....

 

What Boaz can teach in the age of #MeToo

(JTA)-"I have ordered the men not to molest you." (Ruth 2:9) With these words, Boaz, the wealthy landowner, tells Ruth, the destitute Moabite, a stranger in Bethlehem, that she is not only free to...

 

COVID-19 hasn't stopped one of Israel's national passions: folk dance

RAANANA, Israel (JTA)-Like all other mass gatherings now, Israel's Karmiel dance festival, one of the largest of its kind in the world, was postponed. The annual fest, which takes place at the end of...

 

Take a virtual tour of Israel

As Israel's tourism sector continues to reel from the global economic downturn, Jewish National Fund-USA is launching virtual travel adventures to support Israeli tour guides while providing tour...

 

Celebrating graduation in 2020

Many graduating seniors will not be able to observe their graduations at graduation ceremonies this year because of the coronavirus. Heritage would like to recognize all high school graduates in the paper. If there is a graduating student in your...

 

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