Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774

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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Longtime artist Melenda Goldberg knows all too well about the power of being creative. In her personal life, however, Goldberg, 35, struggled for years with the ultimate act of creation - having a baby. "We tried for about six years," she said. "After seeing fertility specialists and taking medication that made me sick, I said that if God wants me...
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I blame it all on Nathan Englander. As you may recall, this precocious writer published a collection of short stories six years ago called For the Relief of Unbearable Urges. I wrote then that I didn't think I'd ever heard more hoopla, from both a publisher (in this case Alfred A. Knopf) and the media, for a first book of...
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Not these sports heroes, whose 'Murderball' antics hit home for an Elkins Park native
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Walk a mile in the shoes of these sports sensations? Try wheelchairs: Four filmmakers were able to wheel and whiz in the wild slam-bang world of their wheelchair-bound heroes instead, taking the rockiest ride of their lives. It's all on screen in the killer drama "Murderball," a documentary that sports the stampede madness of the running of the bulls -...
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Twelve angry men? No - okay, maybe a little combative. But the men - and women - who form "The Law Firm" are firmly on the right side of the Nielsens. This latest reality series - in which 12 attorneys (this is no dozen dirty of the defense world, but clean-cut Clarence Darrows as wannabe reality ratings darlings) scope out...
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Everything is beautiful at the ballet - especially when it's the Bolshoi accompanied by its chorus line of historical accolades. Sure, the Bolshoi Ballet is big news - Bolshoi literally translates from the Russian as "big." But the biggest news for Philadelphians these days may be that the company's making a rare foray into the city when it appears at...
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