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  1. The Best 'Deli Man' You've Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Forward

    Ben's Best Deli's Jay Parker with Erik Greenberg Anjou, director and producer of the film. Photograph courtesy of "Deli Man."

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  2. Streit's Matzo Factory Turning Out Last BatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Forward

    Seated in his Lower East Side office, in front of a large portrait of company patriarch Aron Streit, Alan Adler avoids becoming too nostalgic. "It's like I tell my family members: None of you own a car from 1935, why do you think a matzo factory from 1935 is what we should be using today?" says Adler, one of Streit's Matzos' 11 co-owners.

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  3. The Weekly DishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Forward

    Here's everything you need to know about restaurant openings and closings, chefs on the move and tasty events happening in the world of Jewish food. Los Angeles-based kosher-cuisine wizard and Top survivor Alex Reznik is returning to his hometown with a new Glatt kosher restaurant, Eater reports .

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  4. The Dean of Women DrummersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Forward

    "What I've done with the magazine - through social media, through web and through print - is hype us to an extreme, to make up for lost time." That's Mindy Abovitz in a mini-documentary on "The Oral History of Female Drummers," a 2013 performance at MoMA PS1, in Queens, during which seven female drummers, including Abovitz, wailed away on drum kits stationed throughout the museum.

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  5. Meet Lyla Black, America's Youngest Jewish ToymakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Forward

    Lyla, a soft-spoken 8-year-old from the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, is the inventor of the Lyla Tov Monster, a plush happy-faced, pear-shaped stuffed toy that just won her the prestigious TAGIE award for young inventor of the year. Beating out hundreds of fellow inventors, Lyla took the stage in Chicago on November 21, accepting the award in front of 400 toy and game insiders from over 23 countries.

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  6. How Mario Cuomo Connected With Both Orthodox and Secular JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Forward

    Mario Cuomo, the three-term New York governor who died Thursday, was the rare politician who appealed to the Jewish tent's opposite poles. A strident liberal with a nuanced understanding of the sense of vulnerability among the deeply religious in a secular society, Cuomo died of heart failure just hours after his son Andrew was sworn in for his second term as governor.

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  7. Hasidic Enclave Keeps Its Secrets Amid Elusive Rebbe's Tight ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Forward

    But that does not mean he exempts himself from the obligations God imposes on all Jews, at least as traditionalists understand them. Like his followers, Twersky prays to God three times a day.

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  8. The Sturgeon Queens Premieres TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Forward

    "You want to watch a Homeland or something?" my husband Mark asked me the other night. I was on my computer, looking at a trailer for The Sturgeon Queens, a new documentary about the history of Russ & Daughters , the much beloved New York appetizing shop that's celebrating its centennial this year.

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  9. The Foods of Georgia, on My MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Forward

    " Gaumarjos! " Maia Efrem said, clinking a glass of red wine with those of the seven friends she'd gathered at Oda House, a Georgian restaurant on New York's Lower East Side. "That literally means 'to victory' in Georgian, and it's how we say 'cheers'."

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  10. How 'Fiddler on the Roof' Shattered My DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Forward

    When "Fiddler on the Roof" opened on Broadway in the fall of 1964, I was singing in the chorus in "Ben Franklin In Paris," another Broadway show, which starred Robert Preston. I also performed in the ballroom scene whenever one of the dancers wasn't feeling well, because I was the only singer who could also dance.

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  11. New York's First Female Crime BossRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Forward

    The press called her a "Queen Among Thieves" and the person who "first put crime in America on a syndicated basis." In 1884, The New York Times named her "the nucleus and center of the whole organization of crime in New York City."

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  12. Meet Maccabi Tel Aviv Star Sylven LandesbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Forward

    It is an exciting time to be part of the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team. In May, the team shocked the basketball world by winning the 2014 Euroleague Championship .

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  13. Nobel Prize's Jewish WingmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Forward

    When troops led by the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia in August 1968, Lynn Nadel was a year into his postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Physiology in Prague. The 25-year-old neuroscientist from Queens, New York, was advised to leave the country.

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  14. Grim Week for Animals as Jewish and Muslim Rituals CoincideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Forward

    That is thanks to a fluke of the Islamic and Hebrew calendars that has set the prescribed time for a Jewish ritual slaughter and a Muslim sacrifice within a single day of each other. This year, the Jewish ritual of Kapparot is performed on October 3, while the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha begins on October 4. Kapparot, which some Jews perform the day before Yom Kippur, involves waving a live chicken in circles over one's head and then having it killed.

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  15. Rabbi Joseph Potasnik Gets Jan Karski Humanitarian AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Forward

    Welcoming the overflow crowd at the Jan Karski Humanitarian Award 2014 ceremony at the Polish Consulate honoring Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Executive Vice President of the New York Board of Rabbis, and Polish rescuer Irena Sendler, was consul general Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka who thanked members of the Polish-Jewish Dialogue Committee - Polish American Congress, the N.Y. Downstate Division and the Polish-Jewish Dialogue Committee - for their dedication to their noble mission."

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  16. Sweet Sally's Features Traditional Jewish Baked GoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Forward

    Some of the traditions we learn as children carry with us through our entire lives. For me, that would definitely be my family's love of baking, as well as the celebration of Jewish traditions.

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  17. 'Here Lies Soap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Forward

    Among the handful of photographs in the Holocaust memorial book of Zbaraz, my ancestral town in western Ukraine, is a black-and-white picture of sad-eyed men and women standing beside a 10-foot tall monument. It is inscribed with the words "Here lies soap, made by the German mass-murderers, from the bodies of our brethren.

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