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The Dybbuk Stops Here

Who knew that exorcisms were an ecu­me­ical affair? It turns out that Jews can be possessed by spirits just as easily as the faithful...
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The Sisters Feld

They are women, hear them roar! Wait. No. That's the big circus cats in the background; the Sisters Feld are fielding questions amiably, gently. Which is...
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A Big IFF …

Will Oscar make aliyah on Feb. 26? With Footnote being feted at festivals -- and considered by some a front-runner for the best foreign film -- will...
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Jewish Book Awards Have Two Local Ties

Rabbi David Teutsch, a local author, was among the 2011 National Jewish Book Award winners.Teutsch, who lives in Mount Airy and is the former...
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Father-Daughter Duo Pen a Book and Make a Big Bang of Their Own

A little more than a year ago, David Prutchi, a bio­medical engineer, approached his daughter with an unusual proposal -- to write a book...
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Bedside Story

Can Howard Gordon provide a wake-up call for NBC?He's trying; it helps that he's executive producer for Awake, an alarm-bell bombshell of a show that...
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Off Stage But He Still Has a Lot To Say

Longtime communal lead­er Theodore "Ted" Mann laughed with his mouth full when asked if he really believes that voting Republican is inconsistent with Jewish...
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Screen Savers?

High school and middle school English class staples -- from William Shakespeare to Mark Twain to Ernest Hemingway -- now exist in the e-book...
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Practicing What He Teaches

Andy Walker may not know what each of his students is doing during summer vacation, but they would not say the same. That's because...
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Remembering Yoni Netanyahu

Entebbe. Even now, 36 years later, this one word has the ability to immediately conjure competing emotions of dread and pride. For seven days in...