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June 19, 2014

Every time I go to Israel I’m amazed at the innovations Israel’s entrepreneurs are creating. I had the pleasure to attend the annual Israel High Tech Incubator Conference and hear Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett extol the virtues of Israel’s high-tech incubator system, one of the best global breeding grounds for high-tech innovations and startup CONTINUE »

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June 12, 2014

Marilyn Soclof: “Call It Sleep” by Henry Roth. Herb Scher: I’m not a book reader but I read magazines. National Geographic and Smithsonian are  my favorites. Sharon Scher: “The Lost Wife” by Alyson Richman. It’s about a young couple who falls in love and get separated during the Holocaust. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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BY Melissa Gerr
June 12, 2014

Melissa Fordham, head chef and one of the most requested at Pikesville’s Gourmet Again Catering, will appear on Alton Brown’s “Cutthroat Kitchen” this Sunday, June 15, at 10 p.m. on the Food Network. “Panini, Meeny, Miny, Moe,” the episode in which Fordham competes, is the last show of Season 3. Though sworn to secrecy about CONTINUE »

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BY Neal Gendler
June 12, 2014

By Steven Pressman Harper, 296 pages Britain justly gets credit for taking in 10,000 European Jewish children between 1938 and 1940 in a project called the Kindertransport. The United States admitted only about 1,000 unaccompanied children, and 50 of them, one in 20, were brought in by one Philadelphia couple, Jewish socialites Gil and Eleanor CONTINUE »

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BY John Starrels
June 5, 2014

By Steven Pressfield Sentinel, 430 pages Israel’s spectacular triumph over the combined forces of Egypt, Jordan and Syria nearly five decades ago has been written about extensively by both Israeli and American writers. In “The Lion’s Gate,” author Steven Pressfield focuses on the human dimensions of the conflict: the thoughts, feelings and gut-level fears of CONTINUE »