Friday, April 09, 2021
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What were you doing at 11 years of age? Young Caleb Van Grack is tackling St. Louis Cardinals baseball. When Dan Buffa was eleven, his best bet to express Cardinals opinions came at the 7-11 at Chippewa and Brannon. Jewish Light's youngest sportswriter (ever?) has brought you weekly observat…

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Ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site's creator Harley Hammerman …

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First, full disclosure:  I have been an unabashed admirer of the acclaimed novelist Philip Roth throughout my long career at the Jewish Light.  Roth, the tormented genius of American Jewish letters, who earned every major literary award except for the Nobel Prize in Literature, which many re…

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Joanne Iskiwitch has received the 2020 Coldwell Banker President’s Elite Award, given to top Coldwell Banker real estate agents locally and internationally. Iskiwitch also recently was awarded the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CHLMS) designation and the Senior Real Estate Speci…

Thursday, April 08, 2021
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(Israel21c) -- Israel’s Independence Day is fast approaching on April 15, and over here at ISRAEL21c we are more than ready for a proper celebration – one that includes a barbecue with people we have not seen for the past year.

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To celebrate Israel’s 73rd birthday on April 15, we’ve brought together a list of 73 weird, wacky and remarkable things about this tiny country in the Middle East that you most likely don’t know.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021
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Yiddish has always been a fun mystery to me.The words my grandparents would say always sounded funny, and I loved trying to say them when I was a kid. I've come to learn that Yiddish is a hybrid language combining German, Herbrew, and Araamic with a dash of Slavic languages, and was widely s…

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“The Wedding Coach,” a six-episode Netflix romantic reality series, began streaming on April 7. The advance publicity says, “Former bride and forever comedian JAIME LEE shares her irreverent yet practical tips and tricks for wedding planning with struggling lovebirds.”

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To some extent, we all understand that adding spices to food can be transformative. Take, for example, a fresh-cut cucumber or a hardboiled egg. Eating either of these can be enjoyable, but sprinkling a bit of salt on them elevates the flavors. Nothing fancy, right? And while all of us have …

Tuesday, April 06, 2021
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One in four American millennials believe the Holocaust was exaggerated or entirely made up, according to a recent national survey that sought to find out what young adults know about the genocide of nearly 6 million Jews at the hands of Nazis some 80 years ago.

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