Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775

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A Bar Mitzvah boy playing "Hatikvah" on a kazoo while eating hummus from a jar? A wedding singer offering "It's Hard Out There for a Pimp"in Yiddish? A mime enacting a Jewish husband trying to get a word in during an argument? Well, it could happen. And it all could happen - conceivably - on "America's Got Talent," the new...
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‘Wordplay’ plays out as action-adventure
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Ellen Ripstein doesn't have one cross word for The New York Times. Far from it, she says; she enjoys it. But, oh, does The New York Times have crosswords for Ellen Ripstein. No problem, she says; she enjoys them. Easy to see why. Every day's a down day for the very up Ripstein, who lets it rip in a prolix...
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By sculpting a raised arm emerging from a solid piece of marble, Jennifer Goldberg sought, through her art, to stress resistance rather than suffering. "When you see a lot of the Holocaust, it's people being victims," said Goldberg, 16, who just finished her sophomore year at Akiba Hebrew Academy in Merion Station. "I was trying to show something that represented...
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The push and pull of early rock 'n' roll
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I've been told that my ideas about the development of rock 'n' roll tend toward the absurd - and yet I stick to them nonetheless, and look for any chance I can get to expound upon them. Be forewarned: This is one of those chances. I think few people would argue with the statement that rock 'n' roll grew out...
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Veggies take on a whole new flavor
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
I opened my home recently for a grand backyard barbecue - with all the trimmings - to celebrate the first days of summer. Early on in my menu planning, however, I discovered that the majority of my guests were vegetarian. I didn't want to deprive them of the scintillating smoky scents and flavors that only a grill can impart, so...
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Arts and Culture Events

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Adath Israel
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Beth El's Jewish Film Festival
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