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Beach Reads Edition: Eligible Gives Fresh Spin on Centuries-old Classic; Girl in Snow Offers...

Eligible Curtis Sittenfeld $17 paperback Random House It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you’re looking for a good book to return to again and again, Jane...

Man of Many Métiers Shares His Melodic Passion

Andy Kahn was introduced to music and theater at a young age: At 9, he started acting and, at 14, he took on piano...

Liberty Deeply Ingrained in Recently Acquired NMAJH Sculptures Depicting Immigrant Experience

If you visit the Statue of Liberty, you’ll find Phillip Ratner’s grandparents — not as tourists, but as permanent sculptures representing immigrants who came...

Editor Who Rescued Anne Frank’s Diary From Rejected Submissions Dies at 93

The beloved and illuminating The Diary of A Young Girl may have remained in Doubleday’s rejected submissions were it not for one Judith Jones. Jones,...

Moshav Band Returns for Mekor Habracha Benefit Concert

To put Moshav Band’s eclectic sound into words, lead vocalist Yehuda Solomon said it’s really best described as a falafel sandwich. “You take a pita...

Steve Rosen Rocks the Comedy Boat in Old Classic and New Show at the...

They say to combat stagefright by imagining the audience in their underwear, but for Steve Rosen at the age of 7, the roles reversed,...

Precedent for Protest: ZOA Attempts to Galvanize Opposition to Former Pink Floyd Frontman

You can expect several things from a Roger Waters concert: audio-visual insanity, a dash of nostalgia and a 20-foot-long helium graffitied pig. But at the...

‘GLOW’ Features Wide Array of Multi-Dimensional Female Characters, Including Jewish One

GLOW has been on Netflix for about a month and if you haven’t watched it yet, consider pausing House of Cards and watching this...

From Barrack to Columbia to Hogwarts: Young Alum Produces Off-Broadway Hit

He’s not eating lunch at Sardi’s every day (yet), but David Treatman has already attained a producer credit at 19 years old. The Philly native...

Local Cantors To Mix Musical Genres Down the Shore

When you think of a cantor, what usually comes to mind is someone in clerical garb singing a familiar melody to a prayer. Yes,...